New MA 2017 Child Support Guidelines

Posted by Stephen F. McDonough | Sep 03, 2017 | 0 Comments

New child support guidelines go into effect in Massachusets on September 15, 2017.  

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Are the new MA child support guidelines confusing you?

The new guidelines make some important changes, including how medical and childcare expenses are considered, and provide additional clarity (maybe) regarding child support and paying for college tuition and expenses.  Also introduced in the 2017 guidelines is an offset to lower child support for older children, between the ages of 18 and 23.

We added a detailed review of the new 2017 Massachusetts child support guidelines to our site, including some links to the guidelines and the Task Force report.

Please contact us at (508) 359-4043 if you need assistance with a child support issue, including a modification.  Don't forget that mediating your child support issue can save you lots of money and stress.

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Stephen F. McDonough

Stephen works closely with clients facing divorce or other family conflict. He is a certified mediator through the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, a designation that only about 11% of mediators have obtained. In addition to providing mediation services, Stephen regularly appears in...


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