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Child Support Attorneys in New Jersey

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Whether you need to create a fair child support agreement in a divorce, enforce child support, or modify an existing support order, you can rely on Burnham Douglass Attorneys at Law to protect you and your child’s rights.

Our New Jersey child support lawyers are experienced and knowledgeable in family law matters of varying degrees and complexity, and we work tirelessly to provide you with a complete and effective argument when presenting your child support needs – in or out of court.

Why Choose Our Child Support Lawyers?

  • 60+ years of combined experience serving South Jersey and beyond
  • Nation’s Top 1% (National Association of Distinguished Counsel)
  • Top 100 Lawyers by American Society of Legal Advocates

No family law matter is too complex for our dedicated team to handle. When you need a skilled New Jersey child support attorney on your side, you can rely on our legal advocates. We are more than prepared to protect you and your child’s financial well-being and future.

Determining Child Support Amounts in South Jersey

New Jersey uses the “income shares” method of determining child support. This means that the level of support will be based on the income of both parents combined. To determine the amount to be paid in child support, there are a number of predetermined factors outlined by New Jersey Statutes 2A:34-23.

These factors include:

  • The child’s needs
  • Each parent’s standard of living
  • Each parent’s assets and income
  • Each parent’s, and the child’s, health and age

There could be several other factors that determine the amount of court-ordered child support as well. After careful review of your case, we can better determine what additional elements might be factors into your calculations.

Contact a Child Support Lawyer in Marlton or Northfield

At Burnham Douglass Attorneys at Law, we understand that each case is unique, and we want to help you achieve a resolution that is custom-tailored to you and your child’s needs. When you work with our award-winning legal team, you can rest assured knowing that we are doing everything in our power to make sure your rights are protected in court.

Our offices are conveniently located in Marlton and Somers Point, New Jersey. We serve clients throughout South Jersey, including those in Atlantic County, Burlington County, and Camden County.

Start with a free consultation: Call (856) 512-1461 or contact us online to request an appointment.

The Stories That Matter

See What Our Valued Clients Have to Say
  • Both Michelle and Phil made me feel like I was a family member they were representing.

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  • After meeting Michelle, she gave me the confidence I needed to fight for what I deserved.

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  • I never knew compassion, value and honesty could exist in an attorney until I met Philip.

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  • She was always very prompt in her follow-up and developed a winning strategy for me.

    “I am very grateful Mrs. Michelle J. Douglass took my case. You demonstrated to me great expertise. She was always very prompt in her follow-up and developed a winning strategy for me. Working with ...”

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  • Michelle Douglass is a straight shooter and fights for your rights.

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  • Phil's service exceeded my expectations and I found him to be more responsive and sensitive to my situation than the previous lawyer I had used.

    “Phil Burnham is an excellent divorce lawyer! Phil's service exceeded my expectations and I found him to be more responsive and sensitive to my situation than the previous lawyer I had used. He was ...”

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  • Ms. Douglass always returned my calls promptly as if I were the most valuable client among the many she represents.

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  • I was helped by Michelle every step of the way, with guidance and answers. She is remarkable and I love her.

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  • Ms. Douglass, I got a feeling of genuine concern, unlike that of the prior attorneys I had spoken to.

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What Sets Our Firm Apart?

The Difference is Clear 
  • Care

    We approach each client with compassion, empathy and care.

  • Experience

    We have an in-depth understanding of the law and how it relates to your unique case.

  • Personal Attention

    We will provide you with the personal attention your case deserves.

  • Flexible

    We offer video, after hour and weekend appointments for your convenience. 

  • High-Quality Representation

    We deliver high-quality legal work because we handle select cases.

  • Dedication

    We have been serving the needs of our clients for over 30 years and are dedicated to your success.

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