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June 2013 Archives

Cyrus divorce underway

Many parents are familiar with former Disney Channel star Miley Cyrus. With popular songs on the radio and a television show that includes her father, all appeared great for the young pop star. However, no family, even Cyrus', is without its issues.

Courts track down those owing child support

Child support is awarded in order to help parents who provide physical custody to their children. The amount of money paid by the non-custodial parent can help provide for clothing, food and other day-to-day needs that the child may have. When these payments are not made in the state of Massachusetts, the child's needs may go unmet.

Prenuptial agreements and changing attitudes

To many, a prenuptial agreement seems to carry a negative stigma. It questions the possibility of a successful marriage before the marriage has even begun. Today, however, this is no longer the case. In fact, many Massachusetts couples are moving forward with a prenuptial agreement even though they are fully confident that they will have a long, successful marriage.

Alimony reform in Massachusetts

The premise of alimony originated many centuries ago. Alimony was used as a means for a man to support his wife after a divorce. Over the years, alimony has gone through much change. Some women have entered into the job market and may not need the support, while others hold traditional views towards alimony. No matter the opinion of the individual, many states, including Massachusetts, are stepping in and creating laws that will change alimony as we know it.