Child and spousal support near Paterson are often determined in mediation or by a judge during a divorce. If you refuse to pay child support or miss a child support payment, you could face stiff penalties under New Jersey family law.

This video outlines some of the consequences you may face if you don’t pay child support. Parents who do not pay child support could be fined or jailed; alternatively, your child support payments could be deducted directly from your paychecks or gained through the seizure and sale of your property. If you are concerned about your ability to pay child support or spousal support after a divorce, speak with your attorney today about your options to avoid punishment for missed child support payments.