Bristol County Divorce Lawyer Discusses How Long You Must Pay Child Support

Bristol County Divorce Lawyer Discusses How Long You Must Pay Child Support Massachusetts Family Law Attorneys Have you been paying child support and want to know when it will end?  Bristol County Divorce Lawyer Cynthia Hanley has created a video to answer just that question entitled “Time Length on Paying Child Support”.  Once you watch the […]

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Mansfield Divorce Attorney Discusses Changing a Child’s Last Name

Mansfield Divorce Attorney Discusses Changing a Child’s Last Name Question: My daughter has her biological father’s last name because her biological father signed the birth certificate.  He has not seen her since she was 1, she is 8 now.  What do I have to do to changer her last name? Answer: I am often asked as […]

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Massachusetts Child Custody Lawyer Discusses Custodial Time Spent with Grandparents

Massachusetts Child Custody Lawyer Discusses Custodial Time Spent with Grandparents Question: I have a question about vacation time. In our parenting agreement, my ex and I both agreed that we each would have 2 non-consecutive weeks with our child for vacation time. My ex-spouse emailed me in July (our agreement says we are supposed to have our vacation […]

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Paying for Extracurricular Activities in a Divorce

Paying for Extracurricular Activities in a Divorce The payment for extracurricular activities is generally agreed to by the parties. In my experience, both parents really do have the best interest for their children at heart and they know what’s important to the child and what’s not important to the child. If it’s a sport or […]

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Uninsured Medical Expenses in a Massachusetts Divorce

Uninsured Medical Expenses in a Massachusetts Divorce Uninsured medical bills are discretionary with the judge in terms of the allocation of the payment although in the vast majority of cases, it’s put 50-50 because if one parent is paying full child support guidelines according to the child support guidelines. That was taken into consideration when […]

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Applying Dependency Tax Exemptions to my Divorce

Applying Dependency Tax Exemptions to my Divorce Dependency exemptions for the children are allocated between the parties by the court and it depends on the relative income of both parties. If there is a situation where one party would be what we call ‘wasting’ the exemption, meaning it has no beneficial impact on the amount […]

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Maintaining my Former Spouse’s Life Insurance after Getting Divorced

Maintaining my Former Spouse’s Life Insurance after Getting Divorced In most cases, life insurances maintained by both parties post-divorce and with regard to the payor spouse, we like to see the payor spouse maintain life insurance in an at least amount sufficient to cover the child’s support payments from the date of divorce to the […]

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