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March 2017 Archives

Chapter 11 filed by Westinghouse, which is under Toshiba

A company that has been active in the area of global nuclear construction, Westinghouse Electric, recently filed for bankruptcy. News of the filing came from the company's parent, Toshiba. The filing was for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, which can be a helpful way for companies in Massachusetts and elsewhere to overcome their debt struggles.

Debt collector files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

A debt collector in another state has filed for bankruptcy. The bankruptcy filing took place on a recent Sunday. When a company in the state of Massachusetts cannot keep up with its liabilities due to economic reasons, for example, it may find Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to offer the financial relief it needs.

Assessing finances important part of divorce

After the decision to get divorced has been made, one of a couple's most common areas of focus is how the marital split-up will impact them financially on an individual level. A major fear is whether or not meeting expenses is possible long term. A few tips may help with navigating the financial aspect of a divorce proceeding in the state of Massachusetts.

Divorce rate increasing among elderly

The rate of the dissolution of a marriage has increased two times for couples over 50 years old in the United States, including in the state of Massachusetts. Meanwhile, the rate has increased a whopping three times for couples over 65 years old. These statistics are based on new research on divorce.

Mediation may make divorce process less stressful

The dissolution of a marriage can be a frightening time emotionally and financially. However, mediation, an alternative dispute resolution, can help to make the process more palatable in the state of Massachusetts and elsewhere. Divorce mediation was not heard of more than two decades ago, but it has increased in demand in recent years.

HHGregg files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Executives at HHGregg, a well-known retailer of appliances and electronics, recently announced the company has filed for bankruptcy. The Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing came a few days after the company's announcement that it was closing of 88 of its stores in 15 different states. If companies in the state of Massachusetts and other states are struggling to stay afloat financially, filing for bankruptcy may be a viable option for them.

Child-centered divorce can benefit entire family

March is usually the month with the greatest number of filings for dissolving marriages. Navigating the divorce process can be complicated both financially and emotionally, especially when children are involved. However, a few tips may help parents in the state of Massachusetts to make their divorce child centered.

Communication important in midst of child custody issues

Divorce is naturally one of the most challenging experiences adults will go through. However, it can easily be one of a child's most difficult life experiences as well, particularly when child custody issues are involved. Some tips may help to make the divorce process easier for a child to cope with in the state of Massachusetts.

Divorce involves multiple financial considerations

The process of dissolving a marriage is typically filled with emotional turmoil along with financial upheaval. In many situations, people getting divorced feel as though they must reinvent themselves both emotionally and monetarily. A few tips may help with the financial side of divorce in the state of Massachusetts.

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