John’s parents divorced when he was 9 years old for various reasons. John lived with his mother, and his father sent child support every month. However, when John dropped out of high school at the age of 17 and started working with his friends in another state, his father learned about this and wondered if he should continue to send child support for John.
As I mentioned in a...Read More
Recently, a Powerball winner of 2 Billion Dollars, the largest jackpot in US lottery history, came out. It is an amount that exceeds about 2.7 trillion won in Korean money. Even if you get it in cash or after tax, it will be a huge amount.
What if the ex-husband or ex-wife who divorced this large amount won?
As in the example in the last column, typically after a divorce, a sudden...Read More
One of the frequently asked questions during divorce consultations is, “If I got married in Korea but did not register the marriage in the United States, can I still get divorced in the United States?” or “Do I need to go back to Korea where I registered my marriage to start the divorce process?” Many people wonder about these issues.
If you need to go...Read More
In the process of handling numerous family law cases, we sometimes come across cases where one or both parents want to be exempt from child support or alimony payments. Can they be exempt from paying child support if both parents agree? It may vary depending on the state law, but in most cases, including New Jersey, it is not possible to be exempt.
Child support is provided to support...Read More
A, who was born in New Jersey and has lived in the same area, married B, who moved to California six months ago, in New Jersey. The couple, who had a happy married life for about 10 months, moved to New York together due to job problems. However, about a year after the move, they decided to divorce due to personality issues.
Where can this couple apply for a divorce? Each state in the...Read More
Many couples dream of building a future together and imagine a happy married life when they get married. While some couples are fortunate to continue their blessed and happy marriage, others may end up in an unhappy marriage due to incompatible differences and unexpected situations.
For those in an unhappy marriage, some consider legal divorce procedures or simply parting ways. However,...Read More
Through the previous column, you were informed that you can request adjustment of child support with Post Judgment Motion. This time, your questions about whether it is possible to change custody will be answered. In short, the change of custody is also possible through Post Judgment Motion.
Consider again Squid Games. In the television show, Sung Ki-hoon’s ex-wife leaves for...Read More
“The person will never contact you since you divorced.”
If one gets a divorce, is the relationship between the two completely over? Just like how marriage is a painstakingly long process with many things to consider, so is divorce. Divorce is not simply a matter of resolving legal issues and concerns. One dare must not think that everything is good and clean because the court made all their...Read More
Annulment can be interpreted as the fact that the marriage itself is considered invalid because the marriage was not legal from the beginning. Anyone who could annul a marriage would want an annulment instead of a divorce, but filing an annulment can only be done under very limited conditions and requires a reason to consider the marriage itself unjust.Because the...Read More