Just because a marriage is not going well does not mean that the parties should get divorced. There are a multitude of reasons for a failing marriage, but most could be resolved with better communication. Therapy is common for non communicating couples. My personal opinion…

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Massachusetts has child support guidelines. The guidelines were created to determine the amount of financial support the non-custodial parent pays to the custodial parent for the support of the child(ren). Frequently parties involved in a child support matter believe that support per the guidelines is…

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If you have decided that you want a divorce, then it is important to be properly prepared. Preparation in divorce, like most things in life, typically leads to better results. This article discusses how to prepare for both the financial and emotional aspects of divorce…

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If you and your spouse are getting a divorce, make sure to think about into what religion the children will be raised. This is especially true if both of you come from different religious backgrounds. The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled that both parents have the…

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Modification of current alimony obligations Read part II to learn the standard for modifying a current alimony judgment. Section 48(7) of the 2011 Alimony Reform Act states that current alimony judgments may be modified. If the current alimony obligation survives the Complaint for Divorce judgment,…

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