Child Support in MA: A Quick Guide

All parents are legally obligated to financially support their children. In Massachusetts, child support refers to a sum of money paid by one parent to the other to help with the costs of child-raising. Under Massachusetts law, the obligation to pay child support...

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Modifying of a Divorce Agreement in a Family Court in MA

Contrary to what many people believe, divorce agreements are not always a one-and-done type of deal. Sometimes, a change in circumstances can result in a change in your custody order, child support, or Massachusetts Divorce Agreement as well. A lot of unmarried...

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Rights of Grandparents

One of the most misunderstood areas of Massachusetts family law concerns the rights of grandparents. Many people are surprised to learn that grandparents do not have the inherent legal right to visit their grandchildren. In very limited circumstances, state law...

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Facts About Financial Statements

I. What is a financial statement? A financial Statement is the Probate and Family Court form on which each party sets out his or her financial situation. When you fill out the form, you must list all of your income, expenses, debts and assets. You are required to file...

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