Often, parents need help in establishing or enforcing a child support order, which may include establishing paternity. When this is the only assistance that they need, it may be beneficial to contact the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, who have Attorneys available to assist parents with these matters.
For many couples who have broken up, separated or divorced, communication may be very difficult. This is especially true when children are involved, and the parties have to communicate regularly regarding parenting time, payment of expenses and child support.
With the Olympics come the sentimental commercials of Olympians thanking their parents for helping them become the athletes they are today. We see images of these young Olympians learning how to walk on a ski slope, falling down over and over, and being woken up in the very early morning hours for practice.
Today, it is much more common to have children outside of marriage. In fact, 40% of children born in the U.S. today are born to parents who are not married (NPR.org).