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December 2012 Archives

Massachusetts parents can apply for child support modifications

Child support matters can certainly be among some of the most contentious issues in a Massachusetts divorce. Failure to keep up with child support payments can result in harsh penalties, including jail time in the most serious of cases. Recently, federal prosecutors announced that they had apprehended the person that they considered to be their biggest priority as far as unpaid child support goes.

Massachusetts divorce does not have to mean a day in court

When it comes to divorce, the most traditional route involves going to court. However, in Massachusetts and elsewhere, there is a way to conduct the divorce process outside of court that is typically less time-consuming, more cost-effective and less stressful. This method, known as collaborative divorce, often leads to a better outcome for everyone involved, which can help divorcing spouses and their children move on with their lives much faster.

Massachusetts family law matters: Man fights for lost daughter

Family law matters in Massachusetts can involve many different types of issues, but a recent case involved an adoption is making national news and has led to a bitter child custody battle. The man at the heart of the battle is the little girl's biological father who claims his daughter was given up for adoption without his consent. Family law matters such as this one can be difficult for everyone involved, but the father is now fighting to regain custody of his little girl.

Massachusetts learns of Dennis Quaid divorce filing

Massachusetts celebrity news fans may be interested to hear that Dennis Quaid has recently filed for divorce from his third wife. The filing follows a back-and-forth separation and divorce process that the couple has been going through since early this year. The couple has 4-year-old twins.

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