If you have children that you are supporting now or will be supporting in the future, the Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines and Worksheet can aid you in estimating possible obligations. Please note that your unique circumstances may impact these calculations and you should consult an attorney. If you have a dual state situation, attorney Martin is an expert in jurisdictional issues.
The Alimony Guidelines changed in 2012, shifting the duration and amount of alimony owed. The Alimony Reform Laws are included here, but please note it is important to consult an attorney about your unique circumstances.
Massachusetts laws contemplate an equal division of assets and debt. However, length of marriage, income of the parties, and fiscal circumstances can change the outcome of property division. Section 34 of Massachusetts divorce statutes describes the law regarding property division. Attorney Martin is an expert in high asset property division analysis and business valuation. Please note it is important to consult an attorney about your unique circumstances.
Whether you are making a complaint or you are a defendant, attorney Martin is an expert in the difficult issues involved in restraining orders. The Abuse Prevention statute and Harassment Prevention Orders are included here. Every case is different. Please note it is important to consult an attorney about your unique circumstances.