Category Archives: Family Law

Common Financial Mistakes after Divorce

Going through a divorce can be a very challenging part of someone’s life. Not only does the process typically engulf a large portion of time, it can also take a toll on the mental health of one or both parties. … Continue reading

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Social Media and Divorce: What is and isn’t okay to post?

The short answer is nothing…nothing is okay to post. Divorce is an emotional roller coaster and in the heat of the moment you are going to want to let off some steam on facebook, twitter, instagram (or whatever else your social … Continue reading

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Pets after Divorce

Even though pets are considered to be part of the family, they are considered to be property in the eyes of the law. Courts do not award joint custody of pets like they would for a child. Whoever bought the … Continue reading

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How to break the news

When you have children and are thinking about divorcing one of the first things you worry about is how this is going to effect the kids. Staying in a bad marriage “for the sake of the children” is definitely not … Continue reading

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Divorce Quote

“Divorce is one of the most financially traumatic things you can go through. Money spent on getting mad or getting even is money wasted.” – Richard Wagner

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Divorce Facts

January is often known of as “divorce month.” This is often due to a desire for families to stay together during the winter holidays, especially when kids are involved. However, trends are starting to show that although consultations and internet hits … Continue reading

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Filing for divorce when your spouse can’t be found

What do you do when you want to file for divorce, but you don’t know where your spouse is? Massachusetts is a little different from other states. If you don’t know where your spouse is your lawyer is going to … Continue reading

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Divorce and finances

Your finances are always going to be important and divorce definitely doesn’t make things any easier. Your financial situation is about to change drastically, so it’s best to get prepared. First thing to do is to make a master list … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Marriage isn’t a love affair. It isn’t even a honeymoon. It’s a job. A long hard job, at which both partners have to work, harder than they’ve worked at anything in their lives before. If it’s a good marriage, it … Continue reading

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What NOT to do when filing for divorce

The divorce process can be a long one and take both emotional and even physical tolls on a person or a family. Here are some general tips for things NOT to do when compelteing the divorce process that can make … Continue reading

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