Although you may not be able to pinpoint the exact moment where you fell out of love, you will know that something is wrong when you do not enjoy their company anymore. So when is it the right time to pull the plug on marriage?
The Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts are open for business but are operating under Standing Order 2-20, a temporary emergency order which identifies the types of cases that will be handled during this time.
Assuming divorce is inevitable, the sooner you start the process and determine where you stand and what your options are, the sooner you can start planning for your future. And the good news is, you don’t have to do it alone!
Even the most factually challenging matters and those with parties with strong personalities can be resolved in mediation. That being said, there are many different mediation myths and misconceptions that are simply not true.
There is no such thing as winning in divorce – but there are most definitely successful outcomes. How can you develop the right mindset in divorce to increase the odds of a successful outcome?
It’s critical to exercise caution and understand how to handle the Internet during divorce
While it is certainly true there are unscrupulous lawyers who take advantage of clients in vulnerable positions, proceeding with your divorce without legal counsel is rarely a good idea. Consulting with competent counsel early will save spouses considerable time and money.
Although recording your spouse or children during your divorce may seem like a good way to gather evidence for your case, the reality is that clients must be extremely cautious when doing so, or risk criminal repercussions.
A collaborative law divorce is different than mediation in that the collaborative process, the dispute is resolved without litigation pending, such as a complaint for divorce. The way to think of a collaborative divorce is as a team effort. The parties and their counsel meet and discuss the case. When an expert is needed, […]
I think most couples are ideal for both mediation and collaborative law. The difference is when you’re in mediation a complaint’s been filed and you are in litigation. You have the deadlines of the court hanging over you. In the collaborative law process you can work within your own pace and therefore you don’t have […]