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The Divorce Center Annual Meeting 2016 June 15, 2016 5-8:00 p.m.   We are delighted to have Massachusetts Appeals Court Justice Amy L. Blake as our main speaker at the Hilton Garden Inn, Waltham.  Judge Blake, called an “inspiration” and “skilled and caring jurist” by Gov. Deval Patrick when elevating her to the Appeals Court in 2014, brought […]

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The Biggest Financial Mistake Women Make in Divorce

By Diane C Pappas, CDFA™ Solutions For Divorce LLC www.SolutionsForDivorce.com Home is where the heart is. We all know that saying and most of us ‘take it to heart’. Your home is the place that you love the most, it is the place filled with your family and your memories and where you feel loved […]

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Challenging The Myths Surrounding Divorce Mediation

By Dr. Lynne Halem, Center for Mediation and Dispute Resolution Myth: Divorce Mediation Only Works When Spouses Can Communicate Well Fact: If that were true, CMDR would be out of business. It is the mediator’s job to facilitate communication between spouses. A skilled mediator can draw out the less communicative party and help him or […]

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College Financial Aid, the FAFSA and Divorce

By Diane C Pappas, CDFA™ Solutions For Divorce LLC www.untyingthefinancialknot.com It’s the new year…time to fill out the FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid. If your child will be attending college between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, the 2016-2017 FAFSA is now available on line. Follow this link to the new […]

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How Parents’ Divorce Can Affect Their Adult Kids

Reprinted with permission by Mary W. Quigley, Journalist and Author AARP Blog Difficulties in parents’ relationships have an impact on their adult children, even those living on their own. The influence isn’t always negative. Parents who “try to resolve the conflict instead of carrying it around like baggage for three weeks” teach their children that […]

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Do I Need to Have the Business Valued?

By David H. Goodman MBA, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA In a divorce one of the parties may be self-employed or own a business interest. Often there is a question of whether the business needs to be valued? The business owner may tell their spouse, “the business is worthless … don’t waste your money.” Or a proposal may […]

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Important Considerations When Facing Divorce

By Anthony Adamopoulos, Esquire DivorcingOptions.com Because people often wait until “after the holidays” to make the Decision to divorce, February is Divorce Month. Since it is such an important Decision, I have put together this post on important considerations. If someone facing divorce comes to you, I hope this article will help. First Step – […]

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7 Ways to Help Your Teenager Through Divorce

Portions reprinted with permission of Cordell & Cordell, P.C. DadsDivorce.com It seems many of the resources on the Internet are geared for parents with young children. Parents with teenage children often face even trickier challenges. A child’s teenage years are developmentally crucial. This is typically a time when children move toward independence and rapidly start […]

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