child custody

What Are the Differences Between an ARC Attorney, Guardian ad Litem and Parenting Coordinator?

In high conflict custody cases in Massachusetts, there are many experts that can become involved in your case to help with the conflict and pending issues.  The most common experts are Guardians ad Litem, Parenting Coordinators, and ARC Attorneys.  However, many parents often confuse these roles.  This article will explain what each role is and…

The New 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines: What’s New? What’s the Same?

The Trial Court of Massachusetts issued new Child Support Guidelines, which took effect last week on September 15th.  There are many changes to the new Guidelines, but also a lot of things stayed the same.  This article will explain the changes to the new Guidelines, but what also stayed the same compared to the 2013…

Handling a Child Custody Case

There are not many other types of court cases that are more emotional and stressful than a child custody case.  Because emotions are running high during these types of cases, parents can sometimes fall into pitfalls and traps, which can ultimately hurt their case down the road.  Here are some tips for parents going through…