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  • SJC Signals Changes Coming to 'Real Advantage' Test in Child Removal Cases
    SJC Signals Changes Coming to 'Real Advantage' Test in Child Removal Cases

    Divorce attorney Carmela M. Miraglia reviews a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) that clarifies the legal standard in child relocation cases, but signals changes on the horizon. In a recent ...

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  • The Slow Process of Changing a Temporary Order for Child Custody in Probate Court
    The Slow Process of Changing a Temporary Order for Child Custody in Probate Court

    Jason V. Owens reviews the difficult process of changing a temporary custody order in Massachusetts probate and family courts. A recent unpublished opinion of the Massachusetts Appeals Court ...

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  • Multiple Errors Distort 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines, Fixes Reportedly Coming (UPDATED 10/6/17)
    Multiple Errors Distort 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines, Fixes Reportedly Coming (UPDATED 10/6/17)

    Massachusetts family law attorney Jason V. Owens discusses multiple errors affecting the 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines. As the product of a closed and secretive process , it probably ...

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  • Back to School Doesn't Have to Mean Back to Court
    Back to School Doesn't Have to Mean Back to Court

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Carmela M. Miraglia discusses the challenges faced by parents whose children are returning to school in the fall. It’s September. The kids are going back to school and ...

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  • Court Holds Parent in Contempt for Shared Custody Bad Behavior
    Court Holds Parent in Contempt for Shared Custody Bad Behavior

    Attorney James M. Lynch reviews recent Appeals Court contempt case addressing bad parental behavior in shared custody arrangements. In the aftermath of a divorce , the animosity that the spouses feel ...

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  • International Travel: A Source of Conflict in Child Custody Cases
    International Travel: A Source of Conflict in Child Custody Cases

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Nicole K. Levy reviews how international travel can create conflict in child custody cases. One area of dispute that frequently arises in child custody cases is ...

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