How Does Child Custody Work in New Jersey?
There are some cases in which couples are unable to reach a custody arrangement on their own. In these cases, the court is given the right to make these decisions for them. If you find yourself in this complex situation, read on and speak with the Law Offices of Katherine K. Wagner to learn how child custody works in New Jersey.
In New Jersey, there are generally three types of child custody that may be awarded. These types of child custody include the following:
New Jersey courts will make a custody determination based on the best interests of the child when parents cannot agree on a custody agreement. First, the court will consider the opinion of a professional psychologist who will perform a “best interest evaluation.” The court will then consider a variety of factors to determine the child’s best interests, including the following:
Do not face complex divorce and family law matters alone. With over 25 years of experience, the Law Offices of Katherine K. Wagner is dedicated to providing you with the knowledge and skill your case deserves. We will fight to protect your rights, your financial security, and your children. Contact the Law Offices of Katherine K. Wagner today for a consultation.
Thank you. Your submission has been sent.
Katherine K. Wagner, Attorney At Law is located in Somerville, NJ and serves clients in and around Somerville, Raritan, Lyons, Bridgewater, Manville, Zarephath, Neshanic Station, Pluckemin, Whitehouse, Martinsville, Bound Brook, Belle Mead, South Bound Brook, Bedminster, Whitehouse Station, Three Bridges, Liberty Corner, Warren, Middlesex, Somerset, Stanton, Skillman, Blawenburg, Far Hills and Somerset County.
Attorney Advertising. This website is designed for general information only. The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. [ Site Map ]
Martindale-Hubbell and martindale.com are registered trademarks; AV, BV, AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks; Lawyers.com and the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated Icon are service marks; and Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are trademarks of MH Sub I, LLC, used under license. Other products and services may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Copyright © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC. All rights reserved.