Tag: New CS Guidelines

  • PREMIER LAWYERS OF AMERICA RECOGNIZES ANTHONY C. ADAMOPOULOS

    Anthony C. Adamopoulos a Divorce Mediator and Collaborative Divorce Attorney of Topsfield has been nominated for membership in Premier Lawyers of America. Nominated attorneys have been found to demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in the practice of law. Nominations are made by attorneys or by the Premier Lawyers of America advisory committee. ANTHONY C. […]

  • ANTHONY C. ADAMOPOULOS AMONG TOP 10 FAMILY LAW ATTORNEYS IN MASSACHUSETTS

    Topsfield divorce attorney and mediator Anthony C. Adamopoulos is pleased to announce that Attorney and Practice Magazine has ranked him among the top 10 family law attorneys in Massachusetts. Attorney and Practice Magazine is a quarterly publication “addressing law firm management, attorney well-being, work/life balance, and the ever-changing technology that impacts a …practice.”  The List […]

  • A Question Often Asked – Will I have to pay both child support and alimony?

    By:    Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Divorce Mediator, Arbitrator & Collaborative Lawyer Generally, alimony will not be granted where total family income does not exceed $250,000.00. Over this amount, the judge first determines if there is a need for alimony. To do this, the judge considers the income of each party. (The person receiving child support includes […]

  • FACING DIVORCE AND CANNOT AFFORD A DIVORCE LAWYER…

    …USE LAR – LIMITED ASSISTANCE REPRESENTATION LAR lets you hire a specially trained and qualified LAR attorney to help with some of what you must do if you represent yourself, pro se. You Can Hire an LAR lawyer: to go to court with you just one time, or as many times as you want; to […]

  • The “New” Child Support Guidelines – Effective September 15, 2017

    The new Child Support Guidelines (CSG) go into effect on September 15th. Here, in outline form, is a summary of the primary CSG Factors. Child Support Guidelines Factors: Important factors considered in making an order for child support (CS) include the following: Alimony and unallocated support An order, if based on relevant tax consequences presented […]

  • NEW CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES BRING CHANGE TO PAYING FOR COLLEGE EXPENSES

    The new Child Support Guidelines (Guidelines) include a new section to deal exclusively with college or other post-secondary educational expenses. While the Guidelines officially go into effect on September 15th, they are already being used by attorneys, mediators and others. At the outset, the Guidelines remind litigants that the divorce judge has discretion to order […]

  • New Child Support Guidelines Pay Lower Support With More Parenting Time – No More

    By:  Anthony C. Adamopoulos The current “old” Child Support Guidelines provided a separate child support calculation where, for example, the father shared “financial responsibility and parenting time” of greater than one-third but less than fifty percent of the time. This usually meant that if, for example, the father was with his children more than one- […]