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What is Child Support Actually For?

The purpose of Child Support is to protect children from the economic impact a divorce, which can affect their standard of living. Child Support is for basic needs that will give the child the same quality of life that the child … Continue reading

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Mandatory Parent Education Programs

Many people aren’t aware that the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court requires parents to complete a mandatory parent education class. This is required if you are divorcing and have minor children, even if the divorce is uncontested. This is extremely … Continue reading

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Recent Child Support Guideline Changes

6 months ago (September 2017), Massachusetts substantially changed the game of family court and enacted the new Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines. These adjusted guidelines supersede all previous versions and bring with them some major changes. Some of the notable adjustments … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Whoever is trying to bring you down is already below you” -Uknown

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Quote of the Day

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ― Robert Frost

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Quote of the Day

” You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens.” -Mandy Hale

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Which Parent Gets Child-Related Tax Breaks After Divorce?

Divorce causes tax issues; it’s as simple as that. Are you the custodial parent? For tax purposes, a child is usually treated as a “belonging” to the parent who has custody for the greater part of the year. That parent … Continue reading

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New Years

“Be at war with you vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” -Benjamin Franklin

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Quote of the Day

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” -Calvin Coolidge

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Quote of the Day

Your life is right now. It’s not later. It’s not in that time of retirement. It’s not when the lover gets here. It’s not when you’ve moved into the new house. It’s not when you get the better job. Your … Continue reading

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