Who Can Benefit From Conciliation and how does it work?

The traditional Probate and Family Court system is effective for many clients. But some divorce and family law cases can be resolved faster and with less expense. This depends, in part, on the clients’ ability to communicate with each other even in an emotionally difficult time. For such couples, conciliation could be very beneficial. Conciliation...
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Resolving Domestic Problems in Challenging Times

Disputes about custody and parenting, child support, educational costs, and other family law issues are stressful even in ordinary times. Family conflict upsets the rhythm of daily life, particularly for children. Your personal and emotional supports may no longer exist or may be unreliable. You may feel a loss of control over the most...
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A few steps may make divorce process simpler

Nobody generally enters marriage expecting to get divorced down the road. However, sometimes, divorce is unavoidable when a marriage is rocky. Here are a couple of tips for dealing with divorce in Massachusetts. First, keeping the big picture in mind during a divorce proceeding is critical. This means being willing to bargain as well as...
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Finances may complicate divorce proceeding

Not all marriages in Massachusetts end up lasting long term. In situations where couples feel they would be better off separate than together, they may end up making the difficult decision to get divorced. A couple of tips might help those going through divorce to protect their best interests.

First, separating finances is important...

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How parents can get along after divorce

You may not think about how to have a successful co-parenting relationship in the midst of a contentious divorce, but perhaps you should. Family court judges in Massachusetts have expectations of divorcing parents, and those who do not live up to it run could run afoul of the court.  Even worse, the children may...

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