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Posts Categorized: Child Custody

Co-Parenting During COVID-19 Crisis in Massachusetts

Posted on November 23rd, 2020

The impact that the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) pandemic has had on our communities has been non-discriminatory and relentless. Like many businesses and government offices, the courts have had to adapt to a new way of doing things to ensure the safety of the public and court staff. With new safety protocols in place, courts are working with limited staff and… READ MORE

15 Interview Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer

Posted on February 5th, 2017

Top 15 initial consultation questions to ask a Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Here are the top fifteen questions to ask a divorce attorney when you are interviewing.  As we explained in our article about how to find a divorce attorney, you should always interview several divorce lawyers before choosing one.  Once you locate several Massachusetts divorce lawyers to interview, bring some questions with… READ MORE

Difference Between Parentage Actions and Custody/Visitation Actions in Massachusetts

Posted on March 30th, 2015

Parentage and Custody Proceedings in Massachusetts Probate Courts What is the Difference between a Complaint for Custody of Children and Complaint to Establish Parentage? M.G.L. c. 209 provides for voluntary acknowledgment of paternity. Paternity actions are filed in the probate court where the child and at least one parent live and the burden of proof in such case is by “clear… READ MORE

Children and the Law: Entertainment Contracts

Posted on February 12th, 2015

Child Custody and Divorce Experts – Boston, MA Do Your Children have a Talent?  Has Anyone Offered them a Contract in Entertainment? Exploitation of children in the entertainment business is a serious problem. Children are abused or neglected. Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 231 §85P ½ addresses the issues regarding children in the entertainment business. Under the statute a person responsible for… READ MORE