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It is impossible to answer your question based on the limited amount of information you have provided. However, you can probably answer it yourself if you read the Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines and then apply the information you learn to the Support Calculator. Both are linked below:
This is not legal advice and is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. You should speak to an attorney for further information.
As my colleague mentioned, you should follow his link to the Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines worksheet to get an idea of how much support you will be owed. A judge will generally follow the guidelines unless there is a reason to deviate from them. The calculations will be based on your gross income and your soon to be ex spouse's gross income with the other consideration being who pays for the child's expenses (medical, dental, health insurance, etc...). In order to truly answer this question, you will need to fill out a financial statement and your spouse will need to as well to come to a more accurate figure and to fill out the form correctly. The answer also depends on how many children are involved.
When it goes to court, do not be surprised if the judge requires some negotiation in a conference room before calling you both back up ("second call") to see if you have reached an agreement on how much the obligation will be, when the obligation will begin (sometimes it can be retroactive), how often payment will be made, and whether the support will be paid directly from him to you or whether payments will be made through and enforced by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.
If you have not yet divorced, file a complaint for divorce and seek child support. At the same time, file a motion for temporary orders seeking child support. If you already divorced, file a complaint for modification as well as a motion to modify child support. If you cannot afford an attorney, a court clerk or lawyer of the day could help you with this process.
The content of this answer should not be relied upon or used as a subsitute for consultation with professional advisors and it should be clearly understood that no attorney-client privilege has been created. A more complete answer and/or more accurate answer can only be provided in a more thorough examination of the facts in a consultation with my firm.
As answered above by my esteemed colleagues, based upon this information alone there is no way to calculate the amount of child support the Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines would suggest. I recommend you follow the links given to you above and calculate the guidelines on your own.
You will need to know the gross weekly income of both parties, healthcare and child care expenses, and the amount of any other child support orders. If you have all the necessary information, it will LITERALLY take you minutes to make this determination on your own.
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