First, you may want to look into filing a modification if the support is below the MA child support guidelines. Second, to answer your question, child support, unlike alimony is not taxable nor tax deductible. Good luck.
You should speek with your court appointed counsel and make sure that you are both on the same page. You are entitled to counsel and can take the matter to trial. It is important that you understand all of your rights and that you can fight to prevent the adoption of your child. Good luck.
The best answer due to the serious allegations that you raise in your quesiton about your friend is for her to contact a family law attorney. Your friend will have rights to visitation and, perhaps, custody, but given what you have described she should seek counsel.
This is a difficult question.
"Removal" depends on a number of questions and is very fact specific and can depend on the judge , age of the child and reasons for the move. Best advice is to sit down with an attorney.
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You really should speak with a divorce attorney to understand your rights. If the divorce has been filed there is an automatic restraining order that limits what a spouse can do with marital assets. You also cannot force your spouse to see a therapist prior to divorce, but counseling might be an option
There is no requirement that a party seek counseling prior to obtaining a divorce. You might want to try counseling on your own and then seek if your husband will attend with you. Otherwise, you may need to file for divorce to get his attention. If you file, perhaps, he will have a change of heart and you can always dismiss the action.
Yes. If you are on the birth certificate , you are the baby's father and certainly have rights for custody and visitation. You may need to file a complaint for custody and visitation and you may also need to pay child support as the father of the baby. You should go to the probate and family court where you live and speak to the "lawyer of the day" to obtain some assistance to file the correct paperwork so that you can be involved in the life of your child.