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When issuing custody decisions, Massachusetts probate and family court judges are required to decide what is in the best interests of the child. This standard gives the judge broad discretion when issuing custody decisions. A common question parents ask is, will a judge listen to…

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You would not buy a house without giving it careful thought and consideration, same applies when entering into a post judgment agreement. Post judgment agreements are agreements between the parties after a case has ended. These agreements can be verbal or written. Often these agreements…

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This post is about the intersection of Massachusetts child custody and being a Jehovah’s Witness. When representing a Jehovah’s Witness whose spouse does not believe in the doctrines of Jehovah’s Witnesses there can be a major roadblock to agreeing to joint legal custody. Specifically, the…

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Divorce does not begin with legal representation in front of the Judge. Long before a divorcee decides to pursue a divorce, an analysis of whether or not the spouse should stay married is done. Obviously, this decision should not be taken lightly. Many spouses will…

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