Mr. VT had been married for three years and had a two year old son. After separating his wife kidnapped their two-year-old son and fled to Florida where she refused to allow Mr. VT access to their son. Through the efforts of this office an Order of the Court was obtained giving Mr. VT Sole Custody of the Minor Child. Subsequently cooperating with law enforcement and other counsel in Florida the child’s location was discovered and Mr. VT’s son was returned to him in Massachusetts.
Ms. CR had previously received a divorce and was struggling to make ends meet with modest child support being paid by her former husband. After the divorce, Ms.R’s ex-husband left his previous employment and began his own company. Eventually this company became very successful, hiring approximately fifteen (15) employees. This office was hired to seek Modification of the previous Child Support Order reflecting Mr. AR’s increased income from his new business. Despite Mr. AR’s statements to the contrary, through the efforts of this office and the use of a forensic accountant his stated annual income of fifty thousand ($50,000.00) dollars was shown to be false. A forensic accountant analyzing company records determined his income to be in excess of two hundred fifty thousand ($250,000.00) dollars. The husband had been paying most of his personal expenses through the business account and taking them as deductions. The court awarded a substantial increase in Child Support together with requiring Mr. AR to pay our fees and costs.