Divorce can be hard enough on an individual who does not have children. However, a divorce for a Massachusetts parent can be difficult for both the parent and the child. The stress associated with a divorce sometimes carries over to how the parent cares for the child, which has the potential for causing long-lasting negative effects.
Child support payments are often a necessary part of a divorce when couples have children together. The payments are used to give children a stable life. When one parent fails to pay child support, it seems that everyone suffers.