09 May Summer Camp As Part Of Your Child Support
It’s a fact that in some states summer camp is considered a necessity and would be included in a child support agreement. One of those states is New Jersey. When summer camp is considered a necessity, it will be calculated into the basic child support award. The cost may be based on the tuition rates of the camp the child currently attends, or it may be based on the type of camp the child will be attending in the future.
New Jersey Child Support Payment Summer Camp
Perhaps you are in the middle of your divorce proceedings and your child plans on attending summer camp – make sure that your attorney puts this expense on the negotiating table when dividing and adding marital assets and liabilities. It’s next to impossible to get a non-custodial parent to chip in for the cost of summer camp without an order from the court, so make sure this is part of the negotiations process.Additionally, for camp to be considered a necessary expense by the courts, you need to be able to demonstrate that the camp serves as a form of
Additionally, for camp to be considered a necessary expense by the courts, you need to be able to demonstrate that the camp serves as a kind of daycare while you are at work.
Expenses For Summer Camp and Child Support
Expenses for summer camp can be expensive which is why most divorced parents argue over who will take care of the bill. So, what about other activities such as day trips or day camps? In most cases, these will be treated as supplemental, or extracurricular, activities. The custodial parent will likely be responsible for covering these costs unless your child support guidelines say otherwise, or the parents have come to an agreement on who will take care of the expense.
West New York Child Support Attorney Jeffrey M. Bloom
Child support can be a difficult part of a divorce. Generally speaking, very few parents can come to terms on child support without some go-rounds. The Law Offices Of Jeffrey M. Bloom can assist you in working out your child custody agreement. Specializing in Family Law, Contact Child Support Attorney Mr. Bloom at (855) 208-3650 and schedule your consultation.