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  • Appeals Court: Out of Court Agreements to Reduce Child Support Are Not Enforceable, But Some Exceptions Exist
    Appeals Court: Out of Court Agreements to Reduce Child Support Are Not Enforceable, But Some Exceptions Exist

    Attorney Nicole K. Levy reviews a recent Massachusetts Appeals Court decision that may include an incorrect legal standard. This blog started out as an analysis of recent unpublished Appeals Court ...

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  • Amended 2018 Child Support Guidelines Will Change Massachusetts Child Support on June 15, 2018
    Amended 2018 Child Support Guidelines Will Change Massachusetts Child Support on June 15, 2018

    Trial Court Department debuts new Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Worksheet six months after the 2017 Guidelines released. MAY 18, 2018 - BOSTON – Denise Fitzgerald, Manager of Legal Research ...

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  • Hon. John D. Casey is New Chief of Probate Court and Revised Child Support Guideline Worksheet on Way
    Hon. John D. Casey is New Chief of Probate Court and Revised Child Support Guideline Worksheet on Way

    Jason V. Owens offers breaking news in advance of the MCLE Conference, including a new Chief Justice of the Probate and Family Court and a new 2017 Child Support Guidelines Worksheet in June. In ...

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  • The Challenge of Modifying College Payment Agreements in Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts
    The Challenge of Modifying College Payment Agreements in Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts

    Divorce Attorney Nicole K. Levy explores how college contributions are treated differently from child support orders in Massachusetts. Modifications of divorce and custody judgments can be tricky. A ...

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  • End of Child Support is Grounds for New Alimony Order in MA Appeals Court Case
    End of Child Support is Grounds for New Alimony Order in MA Appeals Court Case

    Kimberley Keyes reviews a recent Appeals Court decision granting alimony to a former wife six years after her divorce, following the termination of child support . Can the emancipation of a child and ...

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  • Mass Lawyer's Weekly: Fixes for MA Child Support Guidelines on the Way Thanks to Blogosphere
    Mass Lawyer's Weekly: Fixes for MA Child Support Guidelines on the Way Thanks to Blogosphere

    Jason V. Owens reviews a Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article covering errors in the 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines. Earlier this month, we wrote about multiple errors affecting the ...

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