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Is Social Security Insurance Income Included In Calculating Child Support In N.J.?
Is Social Security Insurance Income Included In Calculating Child Support In N.J.?

No. In Burns v. Edwards , the New Jersey Appellate Division held that Supplemental Security Income benefits are not countable income for child support calculation purposes. Benjamin Edwards, a father, was disabled and his only source of income came from Supplemental Security ...

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