By: Christina Pashou, Esq. By law, there are two types of divorce in Massachusetts: contested and uncontested. These two types of divorce are handled very differently. You do not need to litigate an uncontested divorce in court, but you will still need to attend an uncontested divorce hearing. This is your final divorce hearing wherein a…Read more
Marcia Mavrides’ Advice in the Huffington Post!
[caption id="attachment_5062" align="alignleft" width="604"] Communication is very important in a divorce.[/caption] Marcia Mavrides, Owner and Founder of Mavrides Law and top Boston divorce attorney, was recently quoted in the Huffington Post on how important communication is during a divorce. Read her advice here,…Read more
What Will Change Under the Revised Child Support Guidelines? Effective: September 15, 2017
Every four years, the Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines are revised. These are the guidelines judges use for the presumptive determination of how much child support should be paid in a case. As a result of this most recent revision, which will go into effect on September 15, 2017, there are five categories of substantive…Read more
Therapeutic Interventions for Children of Divorce
By: Julia Rodgers When parents decide to divorce, it can have a great effect on their own individual emotions, as well as those of their children. Often times, a child's feelings are not considered when parents decide to divorce. Even so, the reality of the situation, and the adjustment of all it entails often creates…Read more