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The ‘Good’ Divorce

  by Dr. Lynn Halem, Center for Mediation and Dispute Resolution A Sunday New York Times article in December reported that the average Facebook user spends 40 minutes a day on the site, time typically spent broadcasting one’s exploits and reading about their tens of thousands of friends’ achievements. “Mary is getting married.” “ Sonia […]

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Grandparents Rights after Divorce or Separation

By Edward L. Buckner, President/Mediator, Mass Mediation Associates Sometimes grandparents have the right to visit their grandchildren. Grandparents do not have the right to visit their grandchildren unless they have a court order. Grandparents and parents can agree about visitation without going to court. But if they cannot agree, in certain situations grandparents might be […]

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Could I Qualify as a First Time Home Buyer After My Divorce?

by Renee Senes, CDFA www.senesandchwalek.com Could I Qualify as a First Time Home Buyer After My Divorce? Recently I had a wonderful opportunity to attend an informative meeting with Angelo S. Nuby, Business Development Officer for the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency. I learned so much and the piece that I want to pass along to […]

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The Importance of Parenting Flexibility

By Stephen McDonough, Esq. Next Phase Legal Parenting Through Divorce I came across a nice story in the Medfield Press written by Heather Gillis Harris. Take just a minute to read the story before continuing. Heather writes about observing a father helping his young daughter with her baseball skills while she waited at a field […]

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Three Things to Best Prepare for Your Divorce

by Susan Lillis, Esq. www.domesticlaw.net Having practiced family law for more than 25 years, I have a few thoughts on areas where people going through a divorce can focus to make the process easier and make it one of growth. MANAGING YOUR EMOTIONS When going through a divorce, it’s important that you be in touch […]

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What Happens to Your Credit When You Get Divorced?

by Maricel Tabalba www.credit.com Bringing any marriage to an end is a complex process and one of the greatest challenges in divorce is dealing with the financial implications. It’s important to remember that the divorce itself does not impact your credit. The shift in your financial circumstances, however, can lead to credit problems, especially if […]

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Addressing the Gray Areas of a Gray Divorce

by Susan Lillis, Esquire http://www.domesticlaw.net/ In recent years, there has been an increase in divorces for couples over 50. Many of these couples have been married for two or more decades. While reasons for the increase in divorces from this demographic vary, it does reinforce one school of thought: the longer you are married, the […]

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Divorce And Depression – Weathering The Storm

By Anne Foy Going through a divorce is a very, very stressful process. For those suffering from depression, it can make feelings of anxiety and low self-esteem far worse than they may otherwise be. While studies show that divorce ultimately increases one’s chances of recovering from depression (when compared to depressed people in unhappy relationships […]

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Choosing the Right Divorce Process

By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Esq. DivorcingOptions.com Question Two – What is the best divorce process for me? Recently in Holiday Time, Divorce Time? Remember…, I wrote about making the decision to divorce. If you have made that decision, it is time to consider the Process. There are two overall divorce processes – the Court Process […]

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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, 2017 and June 30, 2018, the 2017-2018 FAFSA is now available on line. Follow this link to the new […]

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