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Property division relating to financial accounts

Deciding to file for a divorce is a decision that many Massachusetts couples do not take lightly. This decision requires careful consideration and planning. Part of that planning is property division. Many couples discover that dividing their physical and financial assets can be incredibly difficult, especially 401(k) or similar accounts.  

Shannon Beador's husband demands joint child custody

Determining visitation schedules for children can be difficult for many Massachusetts couples going through a divorce. However, there are many parents who are not completely satisfied with visitation rights. Some parents would rather share child custody as evenly as possible.

Will changes in alimony laws cause lengthier divorces?

Many people in Massachusetts may know someone who has gone through or is currently going through a divorce. Some of these divorces may have gone smoothly, but others might have been difficult and ended bitterly. Alimony is one of the many things that can cause difficulties during divorce proceedings. There are some who speculate that the upcoming changes to the Internal Revenue Code regarding the treatment of alimony may result in longer and more expensive divorce proceedings.

How to help kids cope with divorce

While you are grieving the end of your relationship with your spouse, it is very likely that your children are mourning the breakup of their family. Though your marriage was between you and your partner, your kids are a product of it and used to living in a home with two parents. You need to focus on your personal and financial recovery, but the health of your kids may be at risk, too. 

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