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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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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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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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How Technology Can Impact a Divorce Case – Part I

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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Pre-Nuptial Agreements

By Donna Marsella, CDFA Divorce Financial Strategies, LLC As divorce and remarriage have become more common, particularly between previously married individuals, consideration of a pre-nuptial agreement in today’s environment have become widespread and in many cases are absolutely advisable. You should have an understanding of the basics of a pre-nuptial, as you may wish to […]

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Why is Collaborative Divorce Better than Litigated Divorce?

By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Esq. DivorcingOptions.com The first step in facing divorce is to select the best divorce process for the two of you, for example, litigation or Collaboration (Collaborative Divorce). Of course, you each have different interests and goals; in litigation, a judge may dismiss them outright; that will not happen in Collaborative Divorce. […]

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How to Use Deadlock Arbitration

By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Esq. DivorcingOptions.com Part Two Making the decision to arbitrate: Deadlock Arbitration can be used to resolve deadlock arising out of the Collaborative or Mediation process. After deadlock, attorneys discuss arbitration with their clients. Pro se litigants discuss arbitration between themselves. If all agree, an Arbitration Agreement is executed. The basic arbitration […]

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