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  • The Difference Between Eliminating Alimony Arrears and Child Support Arrears
    The Difference Between Eliminating Alimony Arrears and Child Support Arrears

    James M. Lynch and Harold A. Mazzio explore the difference between eliminating child support arrears and alimony arrears through a recent Appeals Court opinion. A recent decision by the Massachusetts ...

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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 This blog started out as an analysis of recent unpublished Appeals Court ...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

    Case also provides important clarity on when the durational clock starts for alimony on a Complaint for Modification. Can the emancipation of a child and the resulting termination of child support ...

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