Dear Clients and Friends, The first step in a divorce is usually for one member of the couple to “walk out.” But increasingly, divorcing spouses aren’t walking out at all – they’re staying put. In fact, it’s been estimated that as many as one-half of all separating couples … [Read more...] about Pros and Cons on divorcing spouses living together
Dear Clients and Friends, The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on millions of Americans’ financial situations. Layoffs, reduced hours, furloughs and business closings have changed people’s economic outlook. It’s also made it hard for people paying child support to meet … [Read more...] about Modifying your support agreement during a pandemic
Dear Clients and Friends, It is not uncommon for someone getting divorced to think about moving to a different state. Maybe s/he live far away from their parents, childhood friends and extended family and want to go somewhere with a support system. Or maybe they went “home” … [Read more...] about How relocating can impact your divorce
Dear Clients and Friends, Aside from child custody, one of the most emotionally charged issues in a divorce is usually who gets to keep the house. For most couples, a house is their most valuable asset, and it has an enormous symbolic value as well. But while couples often … [Read more...] about Should divorcing couples sell their house?
Dear Clients and Friends, It’s a common notion that a divorcing spouse has an unshakeable right to support which will maintain the lifestyle he or she became accustomed to during marriage. But this is not always true. A recent Massachusetts case makes this clear in the … [Read more...] about Right to ‘maintain lifestyle’ not absolute after divorce
Dear Clients and Friends, When you’re going through a divorce, one of the biggest fouls you can commit is trying to hide assets so you can keep them for yourself. It is generally easy to get caught, and one can be severely punished for not being truthful. A classic example … [Read more...] about A Classic Family Law Case