Blog Posts in July, 2017

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  • Requirements for a 209A Restraining Order: Objectively Reasonable Fear and Imminence of Harm
    Requirements for a 209A Restraining Order: Objectively Reasonable Fear and Imminence of Harm

    Attorney James M. Lynch reviews examines the requirements of objectively reasonable fear and imminent harm in Massachusetts restraining orders. Restraining orders occupy a very tricky place in ...

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  • Big Changes Under the 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines
    Big Changes Under the 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines

    Massachusetts family law attorney Jason V. Owens explores the biggest changes under the 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines released on July 18, 2017. The secrecy and waiting is over. The 2017 ...

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  • How SSDI Works with Child Support in Massachusetts
    How SSDI Works with Child Support in Massachusetts

    Massachusetts family law attorney Kimberley Keyes examines the relationship between SSDI and child support in Massachusetts. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) has a very specific impact on ...

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  • 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines: A Closed Process that Lacks Transparency
    2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines: A Closed Process that Lacks Transparency

    Massachusetts family law attorney Jason V. Owens examines the secrecy surrounding the 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines. UPDATE (7/19/17) : The 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines ...

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  • Boston Globe Urges End to Lifetime Alimony in Massachusetts
    Boston Globe Urges End to Lifetime Alimony in Massachusetts

    Massachusetts divorce attorney Jason V. Owens reports on a Boston Globe editorial calling for an end to “lifetime alimony”. The Boston Globe has released an editorial making an impassioned plea to “ ...

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  • When a Court Reduces Child Support While Alimony Continues
    When a Court Reduces Child Support While Alimony Continues

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Nicole Levy reviews a case of a Probate and Family Court judge lowering a father’s child support while leaving alimony unchanged. A recent unpublished opinion of the ...

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