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Can you adopt an adult?

Can You Adopt an Adult?

July 27, 2018 by Leave your thoughts

Adoption Generally In New Hampshire adoptions are governed by statute. When we think of adoption, we usually think of children being adopted, however adults may also wish to become adopted in certain circumstances. One example would be someone who was raised by someone who is not their biological parent and who wishes to formalize that relationship. You Cannot Have Too...

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Child Support When There is Equal Custody

Child Support When There is Equal Custody

January 14, 2018 by Leave your thoughts

Child Support Guidelines Heath Gosselin filed to reduce the child support to his ex-wife, Kathryn Page. In child support cases, the first thing the Judge always has to do is calculate the “guidelines“. Using the income of both parents, and tables provided by law, the Judge figures out the guidelines number. The Judge should start with the presumption that the...

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When Does Child Support End?

When Does Child Support End?

October 15, 2015 by

One of the most common questions we get is – when does child support end?  A recent New Hampshire Supreme Court case shows how different states will answer this question much differently.  The couple in question — Glenda and Frank Ball — were divorced in Massachusetts in 2005.  Under Massachusetts law, Frank was required to pay child support as long the...

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