If you are a potential father looking to establish the paternity of a child you believe is yours, but on whose birth certificate you are not listed, there are few steps you can take to establish paternity and eventually exercise your parental rights.
Parents have to attend an in-person co-parenting class for all divorces involving children. How do you do that in light of the current stay-at-home orders?
Some updates on court hearings in Probate and Family Court.
A lot has happened this week, and all indications are that things could get worse before they get better. These are some observations from the first of what may be many weeks of our new normal.
Should you wait until the courts reopen to find an attorney? Definitely NOT!
E-filing is preferred, but if not, the only other option is to mail documents to the Register's office.
First of all - don't panic. Everyone else is in the same situation and trying to figure out what is happening and what to do. There have been several orders issued over the last few days by the Supreme Judicial Court in response to the coronavirus pandemic, but below we will try to simplify exact...
Sometimes parents have to ask the court to intervene when one parent stops paying child support.
A lot of people represent themselves in family court in Massachusetts. It is hard to find recent statistics to point to, but I doubt many would argue this point. As a frequent visitor to courtrooms in Massachusetts, I see the majority of parties appearing in court unrepresented by counsel. It is...
If you've decided to end your marriage (or that decision has been made for you), then you are probably bracing yourself for months of distasteful negotiations and wondering how you'll ever restore your life. But, divorce/separation doesn't always have to replicate the movies like First Wives Club.