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 […]

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 […]

Finding Support After Your Divorce

Your marriage has crumbled. The person you intended to spend the rest of your life with is no longer your friend; your “in sickness and in health” partner is gone. It’s a horrible and lonely […]

Fentanyl is More Powerful than Heroin and Far Deadlier

Today, in some areas of New England, Fentanyl is killing  more people than heroin. It’s a powerful synthetic painkiller that, in the past, was laced into heroin and is now increasingly being sold on its […]

Rebuilding a Marriage After Infidelity

 An affair or infidelity — perhaps more than money worries, health issues, and arguments — can devastate a marriage and cause intense heartache and emotional pain. It undermines the foundation of marriage itself. But an […]

Divorce and False Allegations of Abuse

The ability to quickly obtain an Order of Protection (an allegation of abuse) has created, what many believe, a system ripe for abuse. While it’s meant to act as a safety mechanism in cases where domestic […]

7 Holiday Tips for Divorced Families

While your kids are wishing for that special present for Christmas or Hanukkah, many divorced moms and dads are dreaming about spending time with the kids. If you are a divorced parent and part of […]

Getting True Criminal Justice in America

Imagine a world devoid of prosecutors blinded by a search for power, witnesses that lie, sadistic prison guards, and innocent men and women that have been wrongly convicted. Would that lead to justice? An article […]

Parental Alienation Syndrome

Children and Emotional Estrangement During Divorce
Approximately  one in two marriages in the United States ends in divorce, affecting a million children per year. Ten percent of divorces involve custody litigation. Some children become emotionally estranged […]

Children with Educational Disabilities

In 1975, when a federal special education law was passed to address children with special educational needs, Congress found that most children with disabilities were not receiving an appropriate education and that millions of children […]

Be Careful About Changing Your Divorce Agreement

Times may change, your situation may change, and your needs may also change – but be careful about making changes to your divorce agreement without consulting an attorney first. You may be unknowingly violating your […]

Prenups to Protect Your Business

A prenup may not seem like the most romantic thing to do, just prior to tying the knot. However, it might be the right thing to do.  One should always plan for divorce, no matter […]

Batterers’ Intervention Programs

Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence affects 1 in 4 women in their lifetime –irregardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or income. One way to combat the issue is through the Batterer’s Intervention Programs.

According […]

Facts About Domestic Violence

The Most Surprising Fact about Domestic Violence: Most Incidents are Never Reported.
Domestic Violence is a pattern of behavior that is used to establish power and control over another person (a man or woman) through fear and intimidation. […]