Thank you Dan, it was a pleasure representing you. http://philipjbyers.com/ 5.0 stars Posted by Dan on May 9, 2013 I love this man. He is absolutely the best! I wish he could take care of all my legal needs. My girls were taken out of state by their mother. She said they were never coming back. […]
I am pleased to announce that I am now the Liaison Officer for National Alimony Trends for the National Committee of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Alimony Trends in Massachusetts
I had my first conference this week with the Amicus Curiae Committee for the National American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. I am very excited to report that I am now the Liaison Officer for National Alimony Trends. I am looking forward to this important challenge.
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
I am proud to announce that I have been selected to be a member of the Amicus Curiae committee for the National American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Part 2: Preparing for a Divorce Trial in Massachusetts
QUESTION 2: How does one prepare for trial? The trial is a presentation of evidence through witnesses’ testimony, sometimes by testimony presented via deposition transcripts, either audio/visual or transcript, and the presentation of documents and other physical evidence as exhibits. A trial, if done properly, is a highly technical, arduous exercise, where good trial lawyers, […]
Massachusetts Divorce Trials
SERIES: YOUR DIVORCE WILL NOT SETTLE, SO THE JUDGE ASSIGNS YOU TO TRIAL There are certain cases that I get every year in which the parties are so intransient and emotionally dug in, that the divorce will not settle. These are the cases that usually involve one of the following: sole physical and/or sole legal […]
Child Support- Massachusetts
Child support is an issue that has received a great deal of attention and revamping in the last two decades. Whether you are the person who pays or will receive payment, you will want to understand this important issue. The federal government, in order to bring the states into line on the child support issue, […]
New Website- Philip J. Byers
We are very proud of our new website http://www.philipjbyers.com and hope you will view it and let us know what you think. We especially want to thank Dr. Aaron Pollock, firstname.lastname@example.org, who designed and implemented it for us. He did an AMAZING job and was a pleasure to work with!
Child Visitation and Divorce Cases in MA
The term visitation is becoming archaic in divorce actions. With the increasing involvement of both parties with the children of their relationship, the more appropriate term to use is “parenting plan”. In other words, taking into account the age and needs of the child as well as the schedules of the child and the parents, […]
MODIFICATION OF DIVORCE AGREEMENTS IN MASSACHUSETTS
When we meet to discuss modification, the first issue I need to determine with you is whether or not the order/judgment can be modified. When a divorce agreement is prepared and submitted to the probate court for approval, once the judge approves the agreement, the question becomes, does the agreement merge or does it survive. […]