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How Child Support Works in New Jersey

Each state has its own unique approach to how child support payments are calculated, collected and enforced. While the general protocols may be similar, it’s important to know the specifics of your state, especially as they change over time. We’ve discussed child support judgment searches before, so in this blog, we’re taking a closer look at how child support really works in the state of New Jersey.

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4 Ways to Ensure an Airtight Tax Foreclosure Review in New Jersey

Foreclosure proceedings can be complicated, with numerous steps, details and due diligences that can’t be overlooked. Whether you’re a firm entrusted with finding all the relevant property records before proceedings begin, an attorney assisting a client in foreclosing on a Tax Sale Certificate, or a title company trying to secure underwriting on a property, it’s important to find and use the resources that ensure your foreclosure proceedings are conducted in compliance with the law—so, what are those resources? Read on to find out the right searches, certificates, status reports and abstracts to safeguard every party’s investment in a tax sale foreclosure.

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[WEBINAR] New Jersey Search Experts – SoftPro 360

Sign up for a free webinar below to learn how to start using the New Jersey Search Experts integration in SoftPro 360!

Take advantage of the benefits of the New Jersey Search Experts integration, including:
Did you know that you can order search products and reports with New Jersey Search Experts directly through your SoftPro software? You can order Judgment Searches, Chancery Abstracts, Corporate Status Reports, UCC’s, Tidelands, Flood, Tax, Assessment & Utility Searches, and more. Priority Search Services, State Capital, and Western Technologies Group are partnered as New Jersey Search Experts as the only source you will need for quick turnaround times, accurate and dependable results, and responsive customer service. 100% insured and 100% reliable.

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5 Tips for a Successful NJ Child Support Judgment Search in 2019

A child support judgment is the court decision that mandates a party pay child support. When someone has an outstanding balance on their child support payments, he or she is a child support debtor. Due to the nature of child support, the payment of child support debt takes priority over any other debt, except outstanding state income tax, that might be taken out of a person’s wages or funds.

Child support judgment searches are an important part of a legal professional’s job. The state of New Jersey requires legal professionals to determine if the clients they represent are not child support debtors before allowing their client to receive net proceeds from any settlement, judgment, inheritance or award. Additionally, if the “determination,” or outcome of the search, demonstrates that a client is a child support debtor, the legal professional who initiated the search needs to arrange with the client, and the Probation Division of the Superior Court, for the child support debt to be paid out of the sum of money the client would have received. Here’s how to complete a successful NJ child support search in 2019.

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NJ State UCC Filing: What You Need to Know About Filing a UCC Lien

UCC Filing refers to the filing of a UCC-1 financing statement, a document submitted to the Division of Commercial Recording. UCC is an acronym for Uniform Commercial Code, a set of laws that seek to universalize policies that govern transactions across the United States. Under the Uniform Commercial Code, creditors file the UCC-1 financing statement to advise the government and potential creditors of the interest they, the creditor, have in the debtor’s business or assets. Learn what a UCC filling can do for you. Read more “NJ State UCC Filing: What You Need to Know About Filing a UCC Lien” >

NJ Child Support: Important Guidelines and Information

Child support cases and rulings can be tricky to understand and keep up with after a ruling has been reached. Even more confusing are the ramifications that child support payments can have on future court rulings involving the debtor. These effects are complicated further if the debtor maintains a record of child support payments that have not been paid to satisfaction.

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NJ Judgment Searches: What Are They and How Are They Used

One of the most informative tools to use when looking for the outcome of a lawsuit is a record search. Record searches allow attorneys and individuals to research the outcomes of judgments on certain cases and civil actions. Records searches can contain child support judgments, judgment liens and patriot name searches. Learn about these three types of judgment searches and discover how they can be applied and used to facilitate and resolve real-world scenarios.

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What Can a Public Records Search Do For You?

Did you know that a large amount of important information is freely available to the public through public records searches? If you’re a title, legal or lending professional, you know the importance of dependable public search results. However, you may not know the full range of useful information that public records can provide. Let’s explore in depth the benefits and applications of public records information.

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Property Search: Why It’s a Must Before Purchasing Waterfront Property

There are many inspections, forms and processes that must be carried out before someone purchases a home or property, especially if it’s on or near the water. One of the most important investigations a potential home or property owner can conduct before considering a particular piece of land for purchase is a property search.

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Certificate of Good Standing: Why Your Business Needs One

Owning a business is no easy feat; apart from day to day operations, the legal side of owning a business can be confusing and daunting. Laws differ by state, with businesses requiring different paperwork and certificates in order to operate legally and successfully. One of the major components of operating a business legally is a Certificate of Good Standing, also known as a Certificate of Existence, or Certificate of Authorization. In this blog, we’ll explain what a Certificate of Good Standing is, how to get one and what it means for your business and others that want to do business with you.

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