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Our Taunton Office

Alexander established a law office in Taunton in 1995, practicing law throughout Massachusetts with emphasis on Bristol and Plymouth counties.

  • Adjacent to Taunton Courthouse
  • On and off street parking
  • Historic Taunton Center
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Open During COVID-19

My office is open during these unprecedented times. I am meeting with clients by phone, Facetime and Zoom. Although courts are not open for in- person public hearings, I have been having more and more hearings by phone-whether or not they are contested or uncontested. In addition, courts are proceeding and processing paperwork. My office is also trying to alleviate some of the COVID-19 related pain by contributing $50 for each new client to the Pan-Mass Challenge.

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Affordable Attorney

Attorney Nesson’s goal is to provide quality legal representation at reasonable and affordable rates. Hiring an attorney can be expensive, but Alexander Nesson will keep costs affordable. The initial half hour consultation is free.

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Bankruptcy Due to COVID-19?

My clients are hardworking good people who have been going through difficult times. Bankruptcy allows people a fresh start. Clients may end up building better credit after you have completed your bankruptcy because you may be debt free or at least a better debt ratio.

If you are considering or need to file bankruptcy related to impacts from COVID-19

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It is a good practice for the DCF worker to read the allegations in the screen-in piece in the 51A to you.  You can request those to be read.  Again, portions of that might not be but it would be advisable not to talk to DCF until you either have gotten a copy of the […]

Yes, you are entitled to get a copy of your DCF records. You do need to make the request in writing and it does sometimes take a period of time for DCF to provide those records as they are redacted meaning that portions of the report are blacked out; such as who the reporters are […]

You do not need to.   You can be present, or have someone else present including an attorney.  Although, every case is different. It generally would be recommended that someone be present during the time that your child is being interviewed.

Once the report is made the report is supposed to be within 5 business days.  If it is an emergency or within 15 business days if it is not deemed to be an emergency.  There have certainly been many times exceptions in terms of how long realistically it does take.

What you would need to do is instead of filing a Complaint for Modification, file a Complaint for Contempt and ask that the court order sanctions because of the party’s failure to pay. You have to show that the order is clear and ambiguous and that the other party knowingly violated the order.  Not only […]

There is a significant difference of child support that has never been ordered versus if there is an order that is looking to be either increased or decreased.  In Massachusetts there is a determination about whether retroactive child support will do relates to whether or not the child was born out of wedlock.  If the […]

Unless exceptional circumstances or agreement of the parties the new order can only go back to the date that the Complaint for Modification; which is the paperwork that you’re saying that there is a change in circumstances was served.  Served means the date that a process server, constable or a sheriff serves the other parent […]

The most common reasons for seeking child support modifications are: There is a difference between the amount of child support being paid and the amount that should be paid under the Child Support Guidelines. Health insurance that was available at reasonable cost is no longer available or is now too expensive.