While divorce may not be as common as marriage, it certainly occurs with frequency in Massachusetts. If you are considering getting a divorce, you likely have questions about the process and your rights. The following considers some of the most common questions about divorce in Massachusetts, including whether or not you need a divorce attorney:
For parents who are seeking a divorce, who will get custody of the children is often the most controversial issues that parents will have to solve. And, what can be even more complex is when there is a debate over whether or not the father in the divorce is the actual father of the child (for women, a birth certificate is proof that the child is the mother’s biological child). This can leave many fathers wondering: Do I need to establish paternity in order to get custody of my child?