Kara Carey

Should Children be Allowed to Testify in a Divorce Case?

A judge in a recent high-profile case said no. Whether children should be allowed to testify in a divorce case is a common question and concern for parents who want the child(ren) to have a voice.  There are numerous concerns when children are involved in litigation between their parents, including emotional damage from having to […]

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Child support questions

8 child support questions and the answers you need

There are so many questions to consider when it comes to child support. Attorney Kara Carey lays out some of the most frequently asked questions, so you don’t have to go searching the web. From costs, to taxes and Massachusetts guidelines, and some of the other questions you may not think to ask. How is

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Those annoying messages may not be enough to warrant a Harassment Prevention Order

Substantial harassment from an ex may not be enough to warrant you a restraining order, according to a recently published appeals court opinion: In this particular case, a female made numerous requests for her ex to stop contacting her, and the male ex continued reaching out despite the requests. The female resorted to applying for

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Child support questions

Finding a fit: Questions to ask your divorce attorney

When you’re interviewing with a divorce attorney, you should make sure that all your questions are answered to your satisfaction.  Write down your questions ahead of time so that you don’t forget them when you meet with the attorney. Questions to ask your divorce attorney should include the following: Expense.   What is your hourly

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