Category: Divorce Mediation

Monitoring Your Finances During and After Divorce

May 26, 2022

Monitoring Your Finances During and After Divorce With divorce comes many challenges. You’re essentially uprooting your routine and way of life, while facing an uncertain future. Even if you know divorce is the best option for you emotionally, the process and aftermath can still take its toll on you. One aspect of your life that […]

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Divorce by Co-Mediation

February 18, 2022

Co-mediation allows mediators to fill in the gaps for one another, providing the best result for clients. Here, Vanessa Linsey provides a personal anecdote on why she finds co-mediation valuable.

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How to Find Your Massachusetts Divorce Case Online

February 11, 2022

Curious what the status of your divorce is? Massachusetts provides a way to check your legal status online. Read on for step-by-step instructions on how to find the status of your divorce case.

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7 Reasons Combining Divorce Mediation & Counseling Provide the Best Divorce Results

January 25, 2022

Divorce mediation is a service for couples who wish to maintain a good relationship with each other while avoiding any form of hostility during the divorce process. Counseling is defined by the American Counseling Association as “a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and career goals.

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Massachusetts Child & Spousal Support Resources

August 10, 2021

Calculating child support or other divorce expenses in Massachusetts has never been easier thanks to the many apps and calculators available online or with your local divorce mediation firms. What's more, other divorce-related expenses, i.e., spousal support have dedicated worksheets that are especially helpful for sorting through the clutter!

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Are Court-Approved Parent Education Programs Still Required in Massachusetts?

August 5, 2021

Are Court-Approved Parent Education Programs Still Required in Massachusetts? During July of 2021, the Probate and Family Court in Massachusetts announced the suspension of Probate and Family Court Standing Order 2-16: Parent Education Program Attendance. As of September 1, 2021, programs will no longer be required before obtaining a divorce or paternity action in Massachusetts. […]

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Child Tax Credit and Divorce

July 16, 2021

The Child Tax Credit and Divorce By Nate Badger, July 15, 2021 During July of 2021, under the new Biden administration, the American Rescue Plan revived and increased the Child Tax Credit (CTC) initiative. Some 36 million households will be eligible to receive a tax credit this year. Given this is a new development, many […]

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The “Separation Agreement:” A Confusing Name for an Important Document

March 28, 2021

Among couples who are about to divorce, there is often confusion as to what a Separation Agreement in Massachusetts actually is. So, . . . what is it? A Separation Agreement is a written document that describes the terms of the divorce. Once signed, it becomes the legal document that will be used for a no-fault divorce in Massachusetts. For help with having a Separation Agreement in Massachusetts drafted for you and your spouse, contact Josh Hoch at 617-895-4028. Some of the topics that need to be addressed, in detail, in a Separation Agreement in Massachusetts include:

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Relocating After Divorce: What You Need to Know

March 17, 2021

Relocating after divorce can provide a fresh start and can improve many aspects of your post-divorce life.

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5 Divorce Videos to Watch with Young Children

February 8, 2021

MWI compiled five videos that parents can watch with their children to help their children better understand divorce.

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