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How to Save Text Messages For Your Massachusetts Divorce

As technology advances, it also impacts the way parties to a MassachusettsTexting 3.jpeg family law case may try to present evidence to the court. However, these advancements are not always for the better. One major development is the creation of cell phone apps that allow you to print off the text message from your phone.

Can Child Support Be Modified Retroactively in Massachusetts? Maybe

When it comes to a Massachusetts divorce, not all separation agreements areChild Support 9.jpg 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.

How Computer Forensics Can Affect Your Massachusetts Divorce Case

As people spend more and more time on digital and electronic devicesEvidence 7.jpg (smartphones, laptops, ipads, and computers), digital information becomes more relevant in divorce cases. Social media, computers and cell phones become very prominent in Massachusetts divorce cases. This is largely because they are a great source of evidence. It is not uncommon for clients to show up for divorce consults with large stacks of text messages from a spouse or Facebook posts. The field of Family Law is responding to this increasing prevalence of digital information with the increased use of computer forensic investigators/experts.

What Happens if Your Massachusetts Divorce Goes to Trial

Many people contemplating a Massachusetts divorce do not realize that if they areCourt Judge.jpg unable to reach a settlement, the result is a full trial before a judge of the Probate and Family Court. 

Common Threats Made During a Massachusetts Divorce

Threats and hurtful remarks from a spouse can be gravely concerning, even whenDivorce 101.jpg the threats are empty and the remarks untrue. The items listed below are common statements made by a vindictive spouse in Massachusetts along with a suggested rebuttal for you.

How Can a Guardian ad Litem Help My Massachusetts Case

A guardian ad litem provides information and assistance to courts in disputesGuardian ad Litem.jpg relating to family or probate matters.

Can Child Support Be Modified Retroactively - Maybe?

Massachusetts law is clear that child support judgments are not subject toCan child support be modified.png retroactive modification expect with respect to any period during there is pending a complaint for modification.

What Should I Expect at My Massachusetts Divorce Pre-Trial Conference?

Pre-trial divorce conferences in Massachusetts are much less intimidating thanAchieving a Fair Settlement.jpg they sound.  They provide you and your spouse with a chance to settle your case and afford you an invaluable glimpse into how the judge will rule if you go to trial. 

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