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What is included in a MA Financial Statement, and Do I Need One?

In all Massachusetts divorce cases, each party is required to fill out a financial statement. So, every person getting a divorce (contested or uncontested) must fill one out.  A financial statement is important because it is an overview of your current financial situation, and can help determine child support, spousal support, division of assets and…
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Beware: Social Media can create the Divorce from Hell

We are all electronically connected to people we know and people we don’t know.  Sometimes, we may have exaggerated our importance to bolster business or our individual worth in the eyes of  potential clients, employers, friends, colleagues, acquaintances or complete strangers.  Social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn are often the electronic platforms…
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3 Tips for Communicating With A Difficult Co-Parent

by: Marcia Mavrides During the Massachusetts divorce process when emotions can run very high, the professionals involved, such as the judges, court investigators, attorneys, and therapists, can tamp down the occasional brush fires.  However, when the legal part of the divorce is done, most of these professionals phase out of your life and pocketbook.  You…
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Looking on the Bright Side of Life

by: Marcia Mavrides         As the musician Eric Idle put it best in song... "Always look on the bright side of life... Some things in life are bad They can really make you mad Other things just make you swear and curse When you're chewing on life's gristle Don't grumble, give a…
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