Blog Posts in January, 2016

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  • Are Prenuptial Agreements Enforceable in Massachusetts?
    Are Prenuptial Agreements Enforceable in Massachusetts?

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer James M. Lynch reviews the enforceability of prenuptial agreements in Massachusetts. The answer is yes, as long as they are fair and reasonable to the parties at the time ...

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  • The Big Move: Obtaining a Court’s Permission to Remove Your Children from MA
    The Big Move: Obtaining a Court’s Permission to Remove Your Children from MA

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Nicole K. Levy reviews the law affecting the removal/ relocation of children from the Commonwealth by a parent. On days when the temperature is in the single digits, you ...

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  • Are RSUs “Income” or “Assets” in Massachusetts Child Support Calculation?
    Are RSUs “Income” or “Assets” in Massachusetts Child Support Calculation?

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer James M. Lynch discusses RSUs and the Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines in the recently decided Hoegan v. Hoegan case. On January 22, 2016, the Massachusetts Appeals ...

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  • Should Massachusetts Join Arizona by Shaming “Deadbeat Parents” over Twitter?
    Should Massachusetts Join Arizona by Shaming “Deadbeat Parents” over Twitter?

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Jason V. Owens reviews a new Arizona measure posting names and photos of “deadbeat dads” on Twitter. Should Massachusetts publicize so-called “deadbeat parents” who fail ...

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  • How Probate Court Judges Punish Dishonesty in Custody Cases
    How Probate Court Judges Punish Dishonesty in Custody Cases

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Nicole K. Levy explores how Probate and Family Court judges punish dishonesty in child custody cases. Probate Court judges have ways of punishing parties who engage in ...

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  • Grandparent Rights in Massachusetts: When Can a Court Order Visits?
    Grandparent Rights in Massachusetts: When Can a Court Order Visits?

    Massachusetts family law lawyer Nicole K. Levy reviews if and when grandparents receive visitation rights in Massachusetts. Massachusetts specifically defines the rights of grandparents to visit with ...

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