April 2020

Seeking legal representation but concerned about the cost?

You may have heard of Limited Assistance Representation (also referred to as LAR). LAR is a cost effective method to provide you with limited representation on your case.  LAR is the method by which a party to a divorce, custody, child support, alimony, or other domestic relations action may retain counsel to assist them with […]

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The single most important document you’ll sign during a divorce

The Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts mandates all parties to file a Financial Statement prior to obtaining a divorce. The Financial Statement requires each party to list all their income, expenses, assets and liabilities.  Whether you are amicably separating or filing a contested divorce complaint, neither you nor your soon-to-be-ex-spouse can divorce without completing and

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You are now free to move about the country – but your children are not

Remember before you had children when you were free to move and live wherever you chose? Once you have children, that decision may not be as simple, especially following a divorce or separation from your co-parent.  In Massachusetts, before a parent can move out of state with their children they are required to obtain either

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How to modify a probate & family court judgement or order without going to court

Expanded in 2013, Supplemental Probate and Family Court Rule 412 provides parties with the ability to jointly request that the Court modify an existing judgment or order administratively and without the need for a formal hearing. While such administrative modifications can cover a myriad of provisions, including child support or parenting time, abuse prevention/restraining orders

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