Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines became effective on January 1, 2009 and another update may be on the way. The Massachusetts Trial Court is currently seeking public comment and suggestions concerning potential changes to the Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines. The Child Support Guidelines Task Force which will consider potential changes will accept written comments and brief oral statements (limited to three minutes) at five public forums to be held in September, 2012. The dates and times of the public forums are available here.
Written comments can be submitted to the Child
Support Guidelines Task Force at: The Administrative Office of the Trial Court; Suite 540,
Two Center Plaza; Boston, MA 02108 or via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for submission of all comments is September 30, 2012.
To calculate child support under the current guidelines visit our Massachusetts Child Support Calculator here.