Can Child Support Be Modified Retroactively in Massachusetts? Maybe

| Oct 13, 2017 | Child Support |

When it comes to a Massachusetts divorce, not all separation agreements are created equal. In fact, a well-crafted agreement can provide a divorcing spouse with a degree of economic protection that far surpasses what would be guaranteed by state law.

That’s one lesson to be taken from the Massachusetts Appeals Court’s decision in Calabria v. Calabria, in which the Court ruled that divorcing parties sometimes can, by agreement, allow a child support order to be modified retroactively despite Massachusetts law barring such retroactive modifications as a general rule.

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