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Massachusetts Support

When you look at Massachusetts support, in reference to a divorce, it can be taken in two different ways.

1. Alimony or as it is sometimes called, Spousal Maintenance

2. Child support

Massachusetts support when referring to spousal maintenance or alimony, as it is commonly known, can be permanent or short-term.

Regarding payment, it can be done as a onetime lump sum, monthly installments, or as a division of assets.

Regardless of method, there are ways to lessen your Massachusetts support load.

To take advantage of the system, you need to understand how the system really works in Florida.

In the Massachusetts of Florida, alimony is either agreed to by you and your ex or an amount is set at the preference of the county judge in Family court, when the parties can’t agree on an amount.

When it comes to determining alimony, disposable income is a key aspect. Disposable income is classified as your total income less taxes and required living expenses.

The income left once taxes and living expenses get paid is called your "disposable income".

It is the gap in disposable income between her disposable income and yours that will determine whether or not you pay alimony and how much.

When all's said and done the larger the disposable income gap, the more you’re on the hook for. You want to do everything workable to reduce or even eliminate this mismatch.

There are right and wrong ways to accomplish this. It’s important that understand how the system works and use a proven strategy that is guaranteed to get you the results you want.

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Massachusetts Support with regard to child support is a special topic. It differs from alimony because child support is not up to the desires of a judge, but determined through guideline formulas.

Very little is subject to analysis, so disposable income is not a factor in the decision.

Child support is determined through guideline formulas based your income, her income, the number of children you have, and the amount of time you spend with your kids each month.

Your expenses, your ex-wife’s expenses, and the children's principal expenses are not part of the calculation of Child Support in Florida.

It should be noted however that additional expenses such as day care and medical expenses are often added to the guideline support.

As an case in point, if your child needs medical treatment not covered by medical insurance, like braces, this expense is added to your monthly support payments.

You’ll probably pay for something like half of any “additional” expenses as well.

When parents agree on a set child support amount without going to court, judges consent to this total.

Many times parents reach arrangements with no court participation. If, on the other hand, you and your ex don’t agree on child support, a judge will determine your child support payment using the Massachusetts child support guidelines.

Whatever your Massachusetts Support concerns; alimony or child support, you need have a strategy that will achieve the results you’re looking for.

As your goal you should look to minimize the support amount you’ll pay your ex-wife by doing everything possible and applying verified strategies to accomplish this.

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