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  • Creating a Positive Environment for Children after Divorce


    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?


    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?


    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


    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


    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?


    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 […]

  • Resolutions to Try to Keep as a Newly Divorced Parent


    You are a newly divorced parent and managed to survive the holidays.  Now it is one month into the New Year and it seems like there are a whole new set of obstacles ahead. The magic of the holidays is over, the kids are back in school, homework needs to be checked, deadlines at work need to […]

  • Divorce and the Holidays-Helping Children Stay in the Spirit


    The holidays are upon us and for most it is a joyful time of year filled with love and traditions. However, many parents and children may be new to navigating through family changes and holidays after divorce or separation. Some newly divorced or separated families are able to maintain great relationships with one another and keep […]