Questions to Ask Your Attorney

Reprinted with permission from Susan Klueppel and Mary Brown, Attorneys at Law Do you charge for an initial consultation? If so, how much and will that be credited toward fees if I hire you? What percentage of your practice is devoted to family law? What experience do you have in cases like mine? What, if […]

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What Does a Lawyer Do?

Reprinted from Public Service Information Provided by Mass. Bar Association What Are a Lawyer’s Duties? By their oath of admission to practice, lawyers are sworn to uphold the Constitution and laws and to render the highest fidelity toward their clients. They are prohibited by law from disclosing any information communicated in confidence. More importantly, a […]

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Finding a GOOD Divorce Lawyer

Reprinted with permission from Susan Klueppel and Mary Brown, Attorneys at Law Finding a lawyer who will provide good legal representation requires a certain amount of homework and research. The following is a list of possible resources available to anyone seeking an attorney: Referrals: From friends and/or other professionals who are familiar with a particular […]

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New Alimony Laws Arrive in Massachusetts

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem, Director of The Centre for Mediation & Dispute Resolution, Wellesley, MA On March 1, 2012, a new era dawns in the history of alimony law. Responding to varied groups advocating, even demanding, change, long-awaited reform has made its way through years of legislative debate. The new law is being heralded by […]

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