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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Massachusetts on
Q: How do I get a copy of the original judgement in a civil action case from the massachusetts district court?
Jeffrey Allan Miller Esq.
Jeffrey Allan Miller Esq. answered on Feb 19, 2013

You need to go to the clerk's office and request a certified copy. If you plan to act on this judgment, then you may want to consider requesting an execution on the judgment as well.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Massachusetts on
Q: If I am in contempt for not paying a court ordered back support payment because my ex owes me money what should I expect
Jeffrey Allan Miller Esq.
Jeffrey Allan Miller Esq. answered on Feb 19, 2013

I was about to answer your question, however I noticed that you posted this on August 2012. How did you make out?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Massachusetts on
Q: What happens when a father changes jobs from a 46,000.yr to a 18,000. by choose and does not pay the court order child s

And does not want to take me to court to modified the the payments.and just pays what he thinks he can afford

Jeffrey Allan Miller Esq.
Jeffrey Allan Miller Esq. answered on Feb 19, 2013

As long as an order is in place, then he is responsible to pay that amount regardless of what his income is. He must file for a modification to actually modify his child support obligation.

The Court does not make modification orders retroactive based on income, but may only make orders...
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Q: If my ex wife lives in Virgina with my two girls and I live in RI can she file for a child support modification in Mass?

We had our divorce in Massachusetts and the child support order was originally out of Mass but then she moved to Virgina with the kids in 2006 and has been there ever since.. So my question is can she come back to Mass and file for a modification when neither of us live here?

Jeffrey Allan Miller Esq.
Jeffrey Allan Miller Esq. answered on Feb 19, 2013

It is my understanding that she can come to Mass because that is where the original Order was placed, however, you can challenge the jurisdictional authority. There may be a number of circumstances in which you will both need to appear to court, and this a hardship. A modification could work in... Read more »

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