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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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  • MA Appeals Court: When Child Support Ends, a Lifetime of Alimony (for Some) Begins
    MA Appeals Court: When Child Support Ends, a Lifetime of Alimony (for Some) Begins

    Jason V. Owens reviews a recent Appeals Court decision that confirms that lifetime alimony is alive and well in Massachusetts for spouses divorced before 2012. In a recent decision, the Massachusetts ...

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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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  • Child Support Deviations Encouraged in 2017 MA Guidelines
    Child Support Deviations Encouraged in 2017 MA Guidelines

    Family Law Attorney Carmela M. Miraglia reviews how child support deviations are encouraged by the 2017 MA Child Support Guidelines. Like all states, Massachusetts has been under a federal mandate to ...

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