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Monthly Archives: November 2007

Child Support After Parent’s Death Posted on Nov 14

In  L.W.K. v. E.R.C., 432 Mass. 438 (2000), the Supreme Judicial Court held that a child support obligation survives death. In part, the majority held: “A legally enforceable obligation to pay child support, like other financial obligations of the testator, takes precedence over testamentary dispositions and   …Continue Reading Child Support After Parent’s Death