The Seth Rogen film, “Knocked Up,” is pretty hilarious but what’s often not funny is the fallout from an accidental pregnancy.
There are so many issues to consider for both men and women.Read More
Questions from this week’s #AskAnAttorney on WAAF’s “Hillman Morning Show”: “My ex-wife is getting remarried and her soon-to-be husband makes a really good living, which has promoted my ex to stop working. We have two kids together. How will this affect my child support payments?”Read More
For the past few months, I’ve been taking calls and answering legal questions from listeners on my friend Greg Hill’s “Hillman Morning Show” on WAAF 107.3 FM in Boston. Our “Ask an Attorney” segment has become very popular as I’ve been fielding all sorts of questions on a variety of legal topics.Read More
Calculating child support is complicated and stressful and the state’s new guidelines aren’t making things any easier. The new guidelines have made some improvements and clarified some ambiguities. We were one of the first to report on the complexities of the new guidelines and have now identified some errors in making calculations.Read More
Parental alienation is a serious issue arising more and more in contentious divorces that can have profound effects on your child’s wellbeing. Though it is not yet officially accepted by the courts as a syndrome, we deeply understand its severity and long-term impact on families.Read More
Has your child become more distant in your absence during your divorce? If you’ve previously had a close relationship, then you might be the target of parental alienation.
Many of our clients aren’t familiar with the concept and how it differs from estrangement– but there is a major difference.Read More
If you are paying or receiving child support, contact our team of family law attorneys today.
The new Massachusetts guidelines take effect September 15, and could save payees thousands per year and significantly impact payments for recipients. The Law Offices of Army & Roche will do a full audit to make sure you will be paying or receiving the correct amount under these complex new rules.
I recently handled a troubling case for a client, a middle-aged man who revealed he was gay and decided to leave his wife for his boyfriend, a man in his mid-20s.
The husband is a responsible, caring dad, but his ex-wife, angry and hurt by his revelation, sought to exploit the situation and use his homosexuality as a weapon in a bitter custody battle. She sought to argue that he should not be able to have contact with their children.Read More
Last week, the Massachusetts Appeals Court set a precedent for child custody issues for same-sex couples in the state. The court rules that although some statutes include gender specific language, the laws can still be applied to same-sex couples.Read More
Almost all divorcing parents in Massachusetts would agree that they want the best for their children. Even though their intentions might be good, children of divorce can also be subjected to a crossfire of negative emotions and a bitter child custody dispute.Read More
There has been a lot discussion around the country on what defenses an individual charged with failure to pay child support can raise at their criminal trial. In a decision handed down by the highest court of a state to our west, the justices have set a significant threshold for those who owe child support. While this decision solely applies to cases in that state the reasoning may prove useful for those in Massachusetts looking to explain to a judge or jury their inability to pay.Read More