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  • 18-Sep-2013

    Divorce Lawyer Assists Stay-at-Home Parents

    Stay-at-home parents may be especially vulnerable during divorce proceedings. These mothers - and a smaller but growing number of fathers - either don't work at all outside the home or have lower-paying, usually part-time jobs that allow them to ...
  • 16-Dec-2012

    Common Question - Do I have to resume my former name after divorce?

    Common Question – Do I have to resume my former name after divorce? The Court will allow a married woman to resume her former name or keep her married name. Massachusetts General law 208 § 23 provides that " The court granting a ...
  • 10-Dec-2012

    Polygamous Marriage in Massachusetts - When can I re-marry after my divorce.

    Polygamous Marriage in Massachusetts – When can I re-marry after my divorce. Under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 207 § 4, if you marry another while still married the marriage is void. In other words, if you get re-marry while still ...
  • 9-Dec-2012

    Common Question - Can my child and I move out of State?

    Common Question – Can my child and I move out of State? Under Massachusetts General Law 208 § 30, it depends. If the child is native to Massachusetts or been here for at least five years, then there are three ways that the child can move ...
  • 1-Dec-2012

    Common Question - What is the typical retainer?

    Common Question – What is the typical retainer? Every case is different and retainers can vary widely. A simple uncontested divorce can be as low as $1,400 (including all filing fees and sheriff fees). A case with typical issues will likely ...
  • 1-Dec-2012

    Common Question - Do you do pro-bono work?

    Common Question – Do you do pro-bono work? I am dedicated to assisting and providing legal services to all people regardless of income. We accept pro-bono referrals from local non-profit legal service agencies after they have conducted a ...
  • 1-Dec-2012

    Common Question - How much child support will I pay or receive

    Common Question – How much child support will I pay or receive Massachusetts, like all states, is federally mandated to establish child support guidelines. These guidelines take into account several factors; most importantly gross income and ...

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