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Co-Habitating During Coronavirus Lockdown: How an Attorney Can Help

May 12, 2020

The COVID-19 coronavirus has taken over the world and stolen all sense of normalcy. Not only does our daily life look completely different from what it once did, but individual family concepts that most would not even think twice about are now front and center because of the chaos that COVID-19 has interjected into our […]

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COVID-19 Standing Orders

April 8, 2020

Due to the ongoing public health concerns created by the Coronavirus pandemic, and under the Supreme Judicial Court’s order dated April 27, 2020, effective on  April 27, 2020, the SJC issued this standing order to maintain court operations while continuing to reduce the number of people coming to Superior Court courthouses. This standing order is […]

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How Does COVID-19 Impact Child Custody Visitation?

March 30, 2020

When you share child custody with your ex-spouse or ex-partner, and your children regularly spend time at both homes, news of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, likely resulted in you worrying about whether it would be safe for your child to continue with the current parenting time arrangement. Some parents may worry that the other […]

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209A Hearings

March 17, 2020

Massachusetts has a comprehensive set of laws, known as Chapter 209A, meant to protect its citizens from domestic abuse through the use of restraining orders. If you wish to file a restraining order against a family or household member, or if you have been served with a notice of a 209A hearing against you, it […]

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Concerned About Custody?

March 17, 2020

Custody The determination of child custody in a Massachusetts divorce is often one of the most stressful and emotional issues for both the parents and the child involved. At the Law Office of Rachel M. Matos, we understand how critically important it is to have zealous and expert legal representation in this matter. Our team […]

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Questions About Child Support

March 17, 2020

Calculation of Child Support The calculation of child support can be one of the most confusing aspects of a Massachusetts divorce case. Many factors go into calculating how much support a child requires, and there is also a general misunderstanding of the purpose of child support that can add to the confusion. At the Law […]

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Post-nuptial Agreements

March 17, 2020

Many couples have heard of a prenuptial agreement, which is a document that determines property rights and interests prior to a marriage, but many do not realize that a postnuptial agreement is also an option for married couples who wish to do the same. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recognizes the legitimacy of postnuptial agreements, […]

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Prenuptial Agreements

March 17, 2020

When most people think of prenuptial agreements, they picture the stereotypical wealthy person forcing a fiancée to sign away his or her rights immediately before the wedding. However, in reality, prenuptial agreements can be a great way to identify property interests, protect your rights, and solidify estate planning for a couple prior to the marriage. […]

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