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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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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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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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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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The court sometimes call it a 1A but it is also a Joint Petition for Divorce where both parties are co-petitioners and doing this together rather than one person being a Plaintiff and one person being a Defendant.

This is one where there can be a lot of different arguments about based upon the length of the marriage, whether separate property might be marital assets that were owned by a spouse prior to the marriage and therefore the spouse with those assets would argue that it is not a martial asset and it […]

In Massachusetts what it is called is an “Equitable Distribution State.” It means that it is not always a 50/50 division. It is called Mass General Laws Section 34 Factors. The Section 34 factors include the length of the marriage, the conduct of the parties during the marriage, the age, health, station, occupation, amount and […]

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 […]