Divorce in Massachusetts is complicated. MA follows equitable distribution rules, not community property rules. That means a division of assets will be equitable but not necessarily equal.
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What to Do When Divorced Parents Disagree on the COVID-19 Vaccine
Co-parents should consult with their trusted pediatrician about whether their child should receive the vaccine. But what happens when divorced parents are committed to diametrically opposing positions on the issue?
What Happens When Your Child Gets Divorced: Division of Gifted and Inherited Property
Although the issue of gifted and inherited assets is not a new topic in the context of a Massachusetts Divorce I have recently seen an uptick in interest in this topic. So, it is time to revisit this issue.
Social Media and Divorce: What You Need to Know
Although most contemporary social media news stories appear to center around politics, the impact social media has had on divorce litigation is undeniable.
COVID-19’s Impact on Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts
Despite working under unprecedented difficulty, Probate and Family Court employees are doing their utmost to deliver the best possible service that prevailing circumstances permit.
Learning How to be a Better Attorney by Asking Questions
It seems that clients’ chief complaints are a lack of prompt replies from their lawyers, and a lack of substantive, proactive communication. Let’s take each of these subjects in turn.
What Should You Say to Your Divorce Attorney During Your First Meeting?
What should you do and say to your divorce attorney when you first meet? It sounds like a simple question, but meeting with a complete stranger to discuss the shortcomings of your marriage is often easier said than done.
Divorce: Do You Need a Business Valuation Expert?
Valuation of business interests in the context of divorce can be complex and litigating the issues of support and asset division can be challenging.
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