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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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  • Sen. Brownberger Prevents Vote on Alimony Bill, Dismisses Three-Year Reform Effort as
    Sen. Brownberger Prevents Vote on Alimony Bill, Dismisses Three-Year Reform Effort as "Chaff"

    Jason V. Owens reports on the defeat of alimony reform bill by Sen. William Brownsberger, who prevented a vote in Massachusetts before insulting bill’s supporters. Lifetime alimony will remain a ...

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  • With Time Running Out, Alimony Reform Advocates Face Desperation in MA Senate
    With Time Running Out, Alimony Reform Advocates Face Desperation in MA Senate

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Jason V. Owens writes on Sen. William Brownsberger’s efforts to block bill to end lifetime alimony. Time is running out for alimony reform. Sen. William Brownsberger ...

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  • Republican Tax Bill Would Eliminate Alimony Tax Deduction Nationwide and in Massachusetts
    Republican Tax Bill Would Eliminate Alimony Tax Deduction Nationwide and in Massachusetts

    Nicole K. Levy comments on reports that Republican tax bill would eliminate state and federal alimony tax deductions. CNN is reporting that the Republican tax plan that is currently being debated on ...

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  • New Probate and Family Court Judges in Middlesex and Western MA, Tierney Lauded by WBA
    New Probate and Family Court Judges in Middlesex and Western MA, Tierney Lauded by WBA

    Massachusetts family law attorney Kimberley Keyes reviews the latest news surrounding the judges of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts. Since our last blog on judicial appointments, which ...

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