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What is covered by child support in Massachusetts?

Don't sign a child support agreement until you understand clearly the expenses that child support is supposed to cover in Massachusetts. In this state, child support is just that - support. It is intended to cover food, clothing and toiletries, and shelter. Anything else depends on whether a judge determines that they represent a child's best interests.

Child support, artificial insemination and Massachusetts law

Issues related to parenting, child custody and child support are front and center for same-sex divorcing couples, especially among those who have employed surrogacy or in vitro fertilization to conceive children. However, questions related to these processes are also a concern to heterosexual parents when determining matters such as a child custody and child support during divorce.