Domestic violence is a hidden reality. It affects people of all incomes, races and religions. Domestic violence is often not reported to the police due to the abused being fearful of additional abuse by the abuser. Frequently the abused does not have the necessary support…

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Guatemalan President, Alvaro Colom, is in his last term. The Guatemalan constitution prohibits relatives of the outgoing president to run for re-election. Fortunately, President Colom’s political party is not using the strategy of Libyan President Gaddafi or Ivory Coast’s President Gbagbo by using force to…

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Establishing a Child Support Order Child Support is money paid by one parent to the other parent for support of the children. On January 1, 2009 Massachusetts enacted new child support guidelines. The state listed eight factors why they implemented the guidelines [click here to…

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Every year there are a slew of new joksters on April 1st. While everyone knows that it is April 1st and it is necessary to be on guard, there are those that still forget that the word gullible is not written on the ceiling. This…

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A prenuptial agreement is a legal tool that states the parties’ responsibilities and rights regarding spousal support and division of property at the dissolution of marriage. At the time of divorce, parties who do not have a prenuptial agreement are completely subject to the laws…

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