Child Support for Unmarried Parents in Massachusetts

If you and your child’s parent are not married and have decided to split up, you may be wondering how child support and child custody will work. Massachusetts has a system in place in order to make these arrangements. In order to determine child support, you must first establish paternity and arrange custody. Read on […]

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What to Know About Parental Alienation in Massachusetts

You have likely heard of parental alienation and did not realize that was the name of this behavior. Parental alienation refers to the tactic used to turn a child against their parent. This behavior can be extremely detrimental to a child’s well-being, so it is important to be aware of parental alienation, what it looks […]

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Grandparents’ Rights in Massachusetts | What to Know

If you are a grandparent, you know how important it is to spend time with your grandchildren. Unfortunately, in some cases, grandparents struggle to obtain visitation rights. This is especially difficult in the state of Massachusetts, which is fairly strict when it comes to grandparents’ rights. If you are a grandparent struggling with visitation, you […]

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What Expenses Are Covered by Child Support?

Parents have a legal responsibility to care for their children financially. As a result, child support is taken very seriously in the state of Massachusetts. If you are getting divorced, you likely have questions about child support, how it is determined, and what expenses will be covered. Read on to find out more. What are […]

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If I Lost My Job, Do I Have to Continue to Pay Child Support?

Child support is taken very seriously in the state of Massachusetts. It is carefully calculated and decided with the child’s best interest in mind. As a result, it is strictly enforced. If you pay child support and you have lost your job, you may be wondering whether you have to continue making payments. Read on […]

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Most Common Family Law Issues Over the Holidays

The holiday season is often complicated. It can be a wonderful time for families, and it can also be a difficult one. It is normal to struggle over the holidays. Read on to learn about the most common family law issues people grapple with during the holiday season. Rushed Proposals Many couples get engaged during […]

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Can I Modify Divorce Terms During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way many of us go about our lives, presenting a wide array of issues we never predicted. Unfortunately, among the groups affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are divorced couples and divorced co-parents. If you are someone who falls into either of those categories, you may find that the terms […]

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Will I Lose my Stimulus Check if I am Behind on Child Support Payments?

The coronavirus has impacted people across the country, both physically, financially, and otherwise. If you recently lost your job or had to close up your business, there is a very good chance you are now feeling the full financial ramifications of the virus. Because of this, the government has recently granted a $2 trillion stimulus […]

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Family Law Issues Arising From the COVID-19 Outbreak

As most of the country, and especially the Northeast, has been ordered to stay inside and close up shop, we feel you should know that our firm remains open and ready to help you via telephone or video conference with the various family law issues cropping up as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

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Can I Stop Paying Child Support or Alimony if My Business Closed Due to the New Coronvirus?

COVID-19 has had an impact on everyone, especially those of us living in the tri-state area. Unfortunately, if you are someone who owns a business, or even are just an employee at one, the virus may have had a direct financial impact on your livelihood. Unfortunately, many highly-valued small business owners across the state have […]

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How do I Get a Post-Divorce Modification?

As our lives progress, things change. This is only natural, and Massachusetts courts have adapted to this simple fact of life. If you are someone who requires a modification to your divorce terms, please continue reading and do not hesitate to speak with our experienced Massachusetts divorce attorneys to learn more about how we can […]

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How Do Courts Determine Child Support in Massachusetts?

Child support is an extremely important, albeit generally-contested divorce issue. If you are someone who requires child support in the state of Massachusetts, you must read on and reach out to our experienced Bristol County divorce attorneys to learn more about how our firm can help you through the legal process going forward. Here are […]

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