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Massachusetts Divorce and the Distribution of Assets

Are you thinking about getting divorced in Massachusetts, but are not sure about what “equitable distribution of assets” under the law means to you? Do you know what are some of the primary factors the […]

Mass Incarceration, Recidivism, and Education

The U.S. has the highest total prison population in the world, and one of the highest rates of recidivism. 
America has five percent of the world’s population, but it incarcerates 25% of the world’s prisoners. Incarceration […]

Juveniles Locked Up for Christmas

The hardest time of year may be the holiday season for tens of thousands of juveniles locked up in detention centers or group homes. Some youthful offenders may have a parent in prison, while others […]

Compassionate Christmas for Prisoners

It’s not unusual to find a mom or dad with several children whose spouse is serving time in prison. As a result, the family’s utilities may be disconnected, they also not be able to pay […]

At What Age Does Child Support End in Massachusetts?

Does child support terminate after a child’s 18th birthday in Massachusetts? The simple answer is “yes” and “no”.
My Kid Turned 18. Does child support stop now?
If you live in Massachusetts and your son or daughter is […]

Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines

Calculating Child Support in Massachusetts

In many cases, a parent who is granted primary physical custody of a child (the child lives with them) is entitled to child support from the non-custodial parent. The Guidelines worksheet is used […]

Rash of Overdoses In Massachusetts

Four Die of an Overdose in 24 Hours
On October 27, 2016, Massachusetts police issued a warning that an ultra-pure strain of heroin laced with the deadly synthetic fentanyl might be circulating in Attleboro, North Attleboro, […]

Turning Limitations into Strengths and Opportunities

Attorney Kerri Quintal was recently featured in an article on the Small Business Drivers website and in an iTunes Podcast entitled, “Turing Limitations into Strengths and Opportunities”.

Kerri discusses her thoughts on how to manage physical […]

Angelina Jolie Files for Divorce from Brad Pitt

Attorney Kerri Quintal commented in the Boston Herald’s entertainment section about the September 21, 2016 announcement that Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt.

The article, titled Angelina Jolie’s Kids Play Could Get Ugly, speculates that […]

Getting Divorced? Massachusetts is Not a 50/50 State

IMMany people believe that when couples divorce in Massachusetts, everything is split 50/50. That is simply not true. Splitting everything on a 50/50 basis is more akin to community property states such as California*.
Everything is […]

Gray Divorce and Retirement

No matter what your age or income, a divorce often has a major financial impact. However, reports indicate that saving for retirement after a gray divorce (50 or older) can be very difficult, because each […]

Opioids – the Battle Takes a New Direction

As reported in the New Boston Post, opioids are killing Massachusetts residents at an alarming rate.

Several agencies have taken the fight beyond simply arresting suspects and confiscating illicit substances, including heroin and cocaine. They are […]

Attleboro Council of Churches Kids Cafe

Attleboro, MA. – June 15, 2016

Hungry children in the Attleboro area will receive nutritious meals this summer, thanks to the Kids Summer Cafe. Attleboro Area Council of Churches, provides free and healthy lunches to those in […]

Reducing the Stigma of a Felony Conviction

The stigma associated with being an ex-felon in the United States is difficult to comprehend. Many spend their lifetime struggling to regain their personal respect, along with dignity in the communities in which they live.

Ex-felons […]

Preparing for Your First Meeting with a Divorce Attorney

You have made the difficult decision –- or it has been made for you –- that the marriage is over. It’s time to find a divorce attorney and start proceedings.

There are three reasons to meet […]

5 Ways to Help Your Teenager Deal With Your Divorce

A divorce can be a painful experience for both spouses, and may be particularly destabilizing for children and teenagers. It can result in anger and anxiety as young ones attempt to struggle to understand something […]