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August 2014 Archives

How do you see what child support you received in Massachusetts?

Knowing the amount of child support coming into your bank account is important if you're the sole or primary custodian of your child. If you're entitled to $300, you want to know that you've received all of that money, since your child's other parent should be providing some compensation to care for your child.

Duchovny and Leoni split finalized; Leoni gains spousal support

If you're interested in celebrity news, then you might have heard about the finalization of the divorce of David Duchovny and Tea Leoni. An Aug. 9 report stated that the pair officially split up around three years ago, but Duchovny only filed for divorce in June 2014. Now, that divorce has been finalized in the courts, leaving the two to go their separate ways.

People risk fraud to help others avoid child support

A very strange new industry, one that runs the risk of bringing about fraud charges, has sprung up on the Internet. People are using popular garage sale websites and auction sites to put up listings to sell off lottery tickets that have proven to be losers. One man from Massachusetts even advertised --complete with a photo for proof -- that he had two entire boxes of these losing tickets. They appear to be scratch off tickets.

Family law: Adult children matter in late-life divorces

Divorce can be hard on families, but have you considered how it affects children who are now adults? This news report about family law from July 30 talks about how, despite being grown and out of the home, adults can feel the strain of their parents' divorces as well.

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