Category: Child Custody

Betsy and Anne were married with a 3-year-old child at the time the couple wanted to get divorced. Divorce Attorney Michael Suarez represented Betsy throughout this highly contentious divorce that resulted in going to court.  Although Anne originally fought for full custody, Attorney Suarez was able to convince both parties to agree that joint physical […]

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What is a Guardian ad litem? The Probate and Family Court is authorized to appoint a guardian ad litem to investigate the facts pending in court relating to or involving questions about the care and custody of minor children and provide the results in a written report to the court. with the results of such […]

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In Massachusetts, child custody rulings are based on the best interests of the child. The court will always place a higher priority on what they deem is best for the child, rather than what the parents at odds may prefer. There are many different options and it is up to the courts to determine what is best […]

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It should go without saying that any parenting plan should put the well-being and the needs of the child first. Several state laws presume that shared parenting is in the best interests of the child.  Advocates of shared parenting argue that children are better served when both parents play a significant role in their life. Making Mutual Decisions For […]

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