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Child Support Task Force

The Child Support Task Force completed their review and the new 2021 Child Support Guidelines went into effect as of October 4, 2021. Attorney Vanderhorst, who served on the Task Force and Attorney Ouellette, both of Kates & Barlow, presented at the MCLE’s “First Look” reviewing the changes to the guidelines with over 200 attendees on September 13, 2021Attorney Vanderhorst, together with Christopher Hercun also of the Child Support Task Force, will join Judge Ordonez and Tierney in presenting on the 2021 Guidelines at the Barnstable Bar Association on November 2, 2021.

Child Support Guidelines Taskforce

Attorney Amanda Vanderhorst has been appointed by Chief Justice Paula M. Carey of the Trial Court to serve as a member of the Child Support Guidelines Task Force for the 2020-2021 review. The Task Force is charged with reviewing the current Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines and offering any recommendations of changes.


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