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February 2015 Archives

What is Specific Performance?

Real estate is different from most other "products" that you buy or sell, what with every parcel of residential or commercial real estate being unique. Some may be very similar, but even with tract homes they each have a unique location. When something goes wrong with a real estate deal, because of this uniqueness, you may have an additional option beside monetary damages.

Study finds differences in divorce among male and female doctors

How much does job stress play a role in marital distress? Do long hours equate to an increased chance of divorce? At first glance, many may be inclined to say yes, long hours and a stressful work environment do negatively affect a marriage. However, a recent study looking at the divorce rate among doctors -- who tend to work long stressful hours -- found that this is not always the case, but that the divorce rate is higher among female doctors.

Can you change the father on a Massachusetts birth certificate?

Anyone who has attempted to go through the legal system on their own knows that the process is oftentimes quite difficult. That's because most people only have a basic understanding of the law, which rarely prepares them for the complexities of the law and the process ahead. That's why it's typically considered a good idea to obtain representation before handling most legal matters.

How is paternity established in Massachusetts?

As many of our readers know, establishing paternity is the gateway to asserting your parental rights. If paternity isn't established, then you may encounter problems with gaining visitation rights or vying for child custody. It's an issue some of our Worcester readers are all too familiar with.

The end of the line for RadioShack

A former Boston start-up is on the verge of either being wound-up or being merged out of existence. RadioShack, the once ubiquitous DIY electronics store has been teetering on the edge of bankruptcy for the last year, appears to be taking the final plunge, with losses in the last four years approaching $1 billion and the New York Stock Exchange delisting their shares.

Does divorce cause emotional and physical pain? Science says yes

Most of our readers have experienced the sting of breaking up with someone who you cared for deeply. Whether it was just a boyfriend or girlfriend, or it was a husband or wife of several years, most people experience a rush of emotion that can be difficult to put into words. For most people, the best way to explain it is that it just hurts.

Owners who were foreclosed upon pass the seven-year itch

It may seem hard to believe, but it has been seven years since the financial crisis of 2007. The repercussions from that crisis were felt in various industries, including the housing market, and long-lasting. Indeed, the economic recovery has been years in the coming.

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