Category Archives: Boston Divorce

Is Staying Together Best for the Kids?

by: Julia Rodgers Many divorcing parents in Massachusetts believe that an intact two-parent household is almost always better than having a “broken” home. However, if you are contemplating a divorce and you have children, you must consider the lasting effect that your marital problems will have on how your children view relationships.[1] Sometimes the pain and…
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A Brief History of Alimony

When it comes to divorce proceedings, alimony is rather high on the list of polarizing topics. Some people see the value of alimony, others think it’s unnecessary and outdated, and still others are indifferent. Nevertheless, alimony is grounded in historical necessity that makes its origin rather interesting. The etymology of the word ‘alimony’ comes from…
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How to Ease the Divorce Process for Your Children

While a divorce is difficult for everyone in the family, it often hits children particularly hard. Children have a unique ability to internalize experiences and in a divorce often feel like they are somehow to blame. While divorce is never going to be easy on children, there are ways that parents can make the process…
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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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