Category Archives: Child Custody

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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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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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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Divorce & The New School Year: 3 Helpful Tips

By: Julia Rodgers It’s time for back to school! Kids are often excited for a new school year to begin, with a new class, new friends, and new teachers. For recently divorced parents in Massachusetts, the start of a new school year can also be a new beginning- and sometimes an especially difficult one. As…
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