Disputes relating to children are always difficult. Divorce, custody battles, grandparent rights and other issues often arise when a couple splits up. As a mother and grandmother herself, Massachusetts child support attorney Danielle A. Thomason understands the emotion that you have invested in your children. Her family law practice provides services to many of the following areas pertaining to children and the law:
- Custody and support (married and unmarried)
- Grandparent rights
- Minor guardianship
- Contempt of court for non-compliance with child support or visitation
- Co-parenting modifications
- Paternity issues
Massachusetts Child Support Lawyer
Child support is usually determined by the Massachusetts child support formula. Every situation is unique, however, so that is why attorney Danielle A. Thomason will review your case to determine whether the court should be petitioned for additional support needs. As circumstances change in life, you may need to have modifications made to your child support agreement. Losing a job, unexpected health problems and other factors can make it necessary to talk with your Massachusetts modifications attorney at Thomason Law PC to bring those changes to the court.
Massachusetts Guardianship Attorney Services
When one or both parents cannot care for a child, a temporary guardian can be appointed to care for the child. This is often a relative and it is preferable to having the state of Massachusetts take custody of the child. As a Massachusetts family law attorney, Danielle A Thomason is well-versed in guardianship cases. She can represent parties on all sides of a guardianship case and provide sound legal counsel while acting for a child’s parent or guardian.
Massachusetts Child Custody Attorney Services
If a parent refuses to pay child support or does not allow the other parent to have their scheduled visitation, they can be found in contempt of court. Unfortunately, these scenarios are all too common after a divorce. Thomason Law PC can work with you to enter a plea for the other party to pay your court expenses for having to enforce a child support or other order.
Grandparent Rights in Massachusetts
Danielle A. Thomason can also represent you as a Massachusetts grandparent rights attorney if needed. Grandparents have a right to visitation with their grandchildren after the parents of a child are legally divorced or separated. Danielle is a grandmother herself and she understands how important your grandchildren are to you. If a parent is refusing to allow you to see your grandchildren after a divorce, Danielle can represent you as a grandparent rights attorney to petition the family courts for your visitation rights.
Paternity Issues in Massachusetts
A paternity action can be initiated in Massachusetts by a father, a supposed father or a mother. The situation usually arises in a divorce or child support case in which the paternity of a child is called into question. Danielle A. Thomason has the needed experience from her family law practice to serve as your Massachusetts paternity attorney before the courts. Because of the many complicated issues surrounding this area of law, it is highly recommended that you consult with an attorney before you initiate a paternity action with the courts.
Contact a Leominster, MA Child Support Lawyer
If you need a family law attorney to deal with any matters pertaining to child custody, visitation or related issues, don’t hesitate to call Thomason Law PC. You can schedule a consultation with us by calling (978) 534-0100.