Hi Ely, this is in fact a family court matter and I'm not sure why probation is involved as I have been making all my support payments on time. However, soon to be ex-wife (still in process of divorce) was ordered unallocated support in the amount of $1000 a month (don't ask me how that happened with no children born of the marriage). I was initially depositing money into the joint account from my personal account. She would then transfer that money into her account from the joint account. I have the statements from all 3 accounts showing these transactions...each month adds up to $1000 a month support. I then started paying her through ADP directly depositing money into her personal account instead of transferring to joint account. Probation acknowledges the ADP payments but not the transferred payments because they said they don't know if those transfer sare for support or something else. Why would I be giving her $1000 a month for something else? We are dispute 2 months payments...each month shows $1000 paid. The monthly amount matches the amount of support i was ordered to pay. Why won't they acknowledge this? I think Probation is involved because she opened an account with them...I guess to make sure I am not late...she is obviously being spiteful.
Payment was ordered by the court through probation...no idea why as this is a normal divorce. This is NJ monmouth county probation department. I do deal with a probation officer that handles my case. This is my first divorce so I thought this was normal in divorce cases.
Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX the information. Yes, I have an attorney and we are filing a motion for other divorce issues but this issue is included in the motion as well. My lawyer, however, said that it is best to try and clear it up with probation because courts don't usually want to deal with this kind of thing. Things haven't really been going my way in court, so I am afraid the judge will gloss over this and not give credit where credit is due. I can't imagine how the judge would not but, again, I couldn't believe i was asked to pay unallocated support in the amount of $1000 a month, plus utilities, plus keep the mortgage current, property taxes, etc!!!! I am living with my sister because I can't afford to get an apartment for myself. BotXXXXX XXXXXne, do you think the judge will address this adequately, especially given all my proof? It would be a real kick in the pants if I have to repay support that was already paid...especially because I don't have the means.
Do you practice NJ law? I am not thrilled with my current attorneys as they don't seem to be very interested in my case. Interested in a potential new client?
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