If you know someone who has gone through a contentious child custody dispute or have read about the travails of other couples, then you are aware that this can create emotional issues that can poison your future relationship with your spouse and have a profound impact on your children. Should you find that you are…Details
Alimony, or spousal support, is available in a divorce or separation where the needy spouse can demonstrate that there is a pressing financial need, and the paying spouse has the ability to pay. These payments are in addition to a child support order that may affect the decision whether to award spousal support. The decision…Details
One of the joys of parenthood is seeing your children grow to be adults and have their own children. Reveling in and spoiling your grandchildren is considered a prerogative for many. However, there are circumstances when grandparents are denied visitation by one or both parents, or where one or both parents are deemed unfit. If…Details
When we think of prenuptial agreements, we usually imagine millionaires or billionaires asking or requiring their prospective spouses to sign an agreement that would limit their share of their estate in the event of a divorce. But prenuptials can also make sense for you if this is a second or subsequent marriage and you have…Details
Empowering Women & Transforming Their Financial Health I’m happy to announce I’ll be a panelist for the Divorce Survival Workshop: Empowering Women & Transforming Their Financial Health. Date: November 3rd Time: 11:00 am – 2:30 pm (Lunch will be served) Location: Mattapan Branch Library 1350 Blue Hill Ave; Mattapan, MA 02126 Whether you are…Details
Few issues in a divorce case are more contentious than those involving child custody. Courts generally assume and prefer a joint custody arrangement regarding legal and physical custody. This is intended to minimize the disruption in the child’s life and provide some continuity and normalcy in the relationship with both parents. Even though physical custody…Details
Going through a divorce can be emotionally wrenching for most people, especially if there are children involved. Property division can be just as heated as can the question of alimony or spousal maintenance. Divorcing couples are always encouraged to compromise or come to some agreement over these matters since legal fees add up quickly.
When it comes to child custody and parenting time, Father’s Rights is a topic that has been generating much discussion. There are law firms and attorneys who present themselves exclusively as a lawyer for men though you may be better off with an attorney who understands the perspectives of both parties because he or she…Details