I was recently on a panel at the Boston Bar Association. Also, please find a link to an article on Collaborative Law Divorce for which I was recently interviewed . To read it go to http://wellesleywestonmagazine.epubxp.com/t/15643/81
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Family, Mediation, Alimony, Divorce & Separation
Member of "Best Lawyers in America" series; has never had to appeal a judgment, but has defended approximately half a dozen and prevailed each time. Has been listed in Boston Magazine's "Super Lawyers" section every year since 2006. Regional cha...
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Family, Alimony, Business, Child Custody
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Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Review: “I highly recommend Jim he helped me on my custody battle for my daughter. He was extremely knowledgeable and was always there when I needed support or if I had any questions big or small which eased my mind I was extremel...
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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If you are a parent and you divorce, the parent the child lives with often receives money (child support) from the parent no longer living with the child. Unlike alimony, which is paid to maintain an ex-spouse's lifestyle, child support pays for the child's physical, emotional, and educational needs. A child support lawyer can help parents negotiate and calculate child support, either by agreement or in court. While national guidelines to calculate child support amounts exist, you or the judge may choose to calculate the amount based on your income and the child's needs. If you believe you are not the father of a child and want to contest a child support claim, a child support lawyer can also help you determine paternity. A child support lawyer can be useful during negotiations to help objectively determine the most appropriate amount of child support for your situation and protect against paternity fraud.