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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Take Control of Your Finances in 2016

By Renee W. Senes, CDFA www.senesandchwalek.com Do you know your credit score? Have you created an online social security account? Can you easily find copies or originals of the deed to your house, the mortgage, your life insurance policies, car title, car insurance policies, tax returns for the past 5 years, brokerage and bank statements […]

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A Change to Paternity Forms

By Karen M. Buckley, Esq. www.attorneykarenbuckley.com In July, 2015, the Probate and Family Court issued a revision to the forms relating to paternity, specifically forms CJD 106, Complaint to Establish Paternity, and CJD 109, Complaint for Custody-Support-Parenting Time pursuant to G.L.c. 209C. These new forms now contain a request for Custody and Parenting Time, as […]

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Let’s Speak the Same Language on Alimony

By David H. Goodman MBA, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA Many people… including some judges and attorneys… get confused about alimony and child support. This is especially true when it comes to understanding how they are defined and treated under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Often judges and attorneys will refer to unallocated support. By this they mean […]

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The Importance of Cash Flow in Divorce

By Diane C Pappas, CDFA™ Solutions For Divorce LLC www.SolutionsForDivorce.com One of the first things your attorney may ask you to do in the divorce process is to fill out a financial statement, often referred to as the Rule 401 financial statement. (MA Financial Statement Long Form). The financial statement is the most important document […]

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The Fear of Being Alone

By Pauline Robertson – Certified Divorce Coach Going through a divorce can bring up many emotions: feelings of betrayal, hurt, sadness, anger, bitterness. One of the biggest emotions can be the fear of being alone! How am I going to run my household financially? What can I do for a career, not having worked out […]

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Ten Thanksgiving Tips

By Windsor Rose Ferrara, M.Ed. www.windsorferrara.com Ask your family members or friends to share a positive memory of your co-parent with your children at some point during the day. Ask your children what traditions are important to them. Work hard to continue those traditions. Do your children associate Thanksgiving with a favorite coffee cake, a […]

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Your First Meeting with a Divorce Lawyer

By Howard I. Goldstein, Esquire Goldstein, Egloff, Ramos & Wood, LLP www.gerwlaw.com For most people the first step they take in getting divorced is contacting a divorce lawyer. A lot has been written on how to choose a lawyer. This article assumes that you already have chosen a lawyer who you think you will be […]

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How Technology Can Impact a Divorce Case – Part II

By David Wilkinson, Esquire http://www.wf-lawyers.com/ http://orangecountydivorce.com/divorce-technology/ With advances in technology, parties embroiled in divorce litigation will find technology plays a significant role in their matter. Many times, divorcing parties discover technology that they did not even know existed being used against them. Parties to a divorce and divorce attorneys must familiarize themselves with all aspects […]

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