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  • Co-Parenting During the Holiday Season

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    The summer has turned to fall and the kids are back in their whirlwind school routines.  It seems as if in an instant, the holiday season is upon us again. If you have recently gone through a divorce or separation, you are also adjusting to co-parenting children who now have parents in separate households.  Along with maintaining […]

  • When is Modification Used in the Family Court?

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    Modification of a prior Paternity or Divorce Judgment is allowed when a material change in circumstances can be demonstrated and the issue is one that remained modifiable after the Judgment entered.  The terms of an original Divorce Judgment which are frequently modified include child custody, child support, alimony and health insurance. A family law attorney […]

  • Creating a Positive Environment for Children after Divorce

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    Divorce having a positive impact on a child isn’t exactly the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about this difficult time in one’s life. However, trying to keep your marriage together for the sake of your children can be far worse in the long run than following through with a divorce. Children thrive better in […]

  • What will Happen to my Children Post Divorce?

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    If you are newly divorced or are in the divorce process and children are involved, you have good reason to be concerned about them and the effects divorce may have. One of the most common questions that we receive as family law practitioners is: “What is going to happen to my children?” The first thing […]

  • What is Limited Assistance Representation and is it Right for You?

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    Limited Assistance Representation, also known as LAR, is when an attorney is hired to assist a litigant with a portion(s) of his or her legal matter rather than representing the litigant in the entire case (which is referred to as a “general appearance”). The benefit to Limited Assistance Representation is that the litigant can hire the attorney […]

  • Divorce: Breaking the News to your Children

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    Divorce is a difficult process for most adults to go through. When children are involved, the process becomes more complicated. You not only have to worry about your own emotions, you also have to worry about your children’s. Below are several suggestions that are helpful to keep in mind when approaching your children about your divorce: If you have more […]

  • 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Divorce

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    Concealing or overlooking an asset: In Massachusetts all property, no matter how or when acquired, is considered marital property.  How it is divided is another subject entirely. That said, even if it is something you do not want or feel you are not entitled to, it is important to disclose and ascertain the value of […]

  • My Divorce is Final-Now What?

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    If you are nearing the end of a divorce or have recently signed the papers to finalize your divorce, you may be asking yourself: “What’s next”? Sure, the actual legal part of the divorce may be over (or soon will be) and the weight of that burden may be lifted, but in most cases you don’t just get to walk […]