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September 2014 Archives

Your paternity rights: The right to your child in Massachusetts

Paternity is an important factor in raising a child. To the courts, it makes the difference between visitation and custody rights along with the child support payments you'd need to make. Establishing paternity is vital, because without it, you have few rights as a parent.

Paternity: Your rights as a father or to not be a father

Are you the father of a child or want to know if you're the father of a child? In many situations, you may want to prove your paternity or lack of paternity for a child. You can voluntarily affirm that you're a child's father, but you may also want to have paternity established through a test ordered by the court in Massachusetts.

What people regret about divorce in Massachusetts

Before deciding to go forward with a divorce in Massachusetts, people may wonder what they are going to regret when all is said and done. Even if they know that the divorce is the best option in their situation, they are still going to be curious about it. Well, thanks to a recent report that came out about secrets that people shared -- their names were not attached -- it is now possible to see what people regret the most.

Access child support: Non-married couples in Massachusetts

Would you know how to approach someone who you weren't married to about child support? Child support for non-married parents can be a difficult point of contention for parents; it's necessary for a child to have the financial support he needs, but how much should a parent pay or receive? In some cases, one parent could feel like he or she's paying too much, or the other one could feel like he or she's not receiving enough. No matter which side you happen to be on, there are legal avenues to seek what you want.

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