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Child custody and support being determined re Offset's son

In New Jersey and elsewhere, raising children is expensive. Children not only require food and shelter, but their fast growth usually requires frequent clothing, shoe school, medical and activity expenses. Single parents may find it difficult to finance a child's needs on their own. Many parents find the family law courts helpful to sort out child support payments and child custody agreements with their child's other parent. The rapper, Offset, has recently been sued for additional child support for his 7-year-old child.

Keegan-Michael Key's spousal support agreement made public

Many people in New Jersey might venture to guess that two decades of marriage would mean that a couple has a chance to make it a lifetime together. Unfortunately, some couples grow apart over the years, despite the appearance of longevity. Keegan-Michael Key and his wife are one of the recent celebrity couples to go their separate ways. The couple recently officially ended their 20 years of marriage after a family law court approved their spousal support agreement. 

Tennis star's career impacted by difficult child custody dispute

Many first time New Jersey parents often do not realize the strain a newborn can introduce into a relationship. Lack of sleep, changing hormones, different parenting styles and lack of intimacy as a new family adjusts can be difficult for some couples in what is usually anticipated to be a happy situation. When couples decide that it is best to separate, difficult decisions have to be made, including child custody. Less than a year after the birth of her first child, a professional tennis player is having to make some difficult choices about the care of her child.

4 tips to help you talk to your kids about shared custody

Divorce can be especially hard on children. In many cases, they may think that it is their fault that their parents are splitting up. Also, the constant shuffle back and forth between one parent's home and another can be extremely stressful. While coming to the decision to divorce is never easy, you may view the task of talking to your kids about shared custody to be even more difficult.

Divorce on the horizon for Tamar Braxton and husband

Many New Jersey residents likely watched the 2017 BET Soul Train awards that took place in Las Vegas. As viewers listened to 40-year-old Tamar Braxton perform on the show, they may not have known her heartache. She has recently filed for divorce from her husband, Vince Herbert.  

Jeremy Meeks' wife seeks unspecified child support and alimony

Most people in New Jersey enter into a marriage with the hope and promise of a life-long future and partnership with another person. Sadly, many marriages do not survive a lifetime. One celebrity in another state has begun the battle to separate, and court hearings will be scheduled to determine child support and alimony.