PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE
SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT
John Adams Courthouse
One Pemberton Square
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
Jennifer Donahue/Erika Gully-Santiago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 21, 2020
Massachusetts Trial Court Child Support Guidelines Task Force Formed
Task force seeks public comments on Child Support Guidelines, Worksheet
BOSTON, MA - Trial Court Chief Justice Paula M. Carey has announced the formation of the 2020-2021 Massachusetts Trial Court Child Support Guidelines Task Force.
The Task Force is charged with reviewing the current Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines and offering any recommendations of changes. The Task Force members include:
· Hon. John D. Casey (Co-chair)
· Hon. Katherine Field (Co-chair)
· Kara Carey, Esq.
· David Friedman, Esq.
· Fern Frolin, Esq.
· Lisa Greenberg, Esq.
· Peter Kajko, Esq.
· Hon. Robert W. Langlos (ret.)
· Dolores O'Neill, Esq.
· Anna Richardson, Esq.
· Jamie Sabino, Esq.
· Kimberlie Sweet, Esq.
· Patrick Yoyo, Esq.
· Amanda Vanderhorst, Esq.
· Kelly Zawistowski, Esq.
The Task Force is seeking public comment and suggestions concerning the current Child Support Guidelines and the current Child Support Guidelines Worksheet.
Written comments may be submitted to the Task Force at: firstname.lastname@example.org. If specific changes to the Child Support Guidelines or Worksheet are suggested, the specific sections to be changed should be referenced, suggested language should be included, and the reasons for the proposed change included.
The Task Force will also be holding virtual public forums where brief oral statements may be made. More information about the virtual public forums will be available at: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/2020-2021-child-support-guidelines-review.
The deadline for submission of all comments is December 15, 2020.