Divorce and Family Law Blog

Parenting Class Requirements for Divorced Parents in Massachusetts

    Massachusetts has done away with mandatory parenting classes for divorced parents. Some considered this process archaic, as divorce has become widely socially acceptable and is not necessarily detrimental to a child’s happiness or development.  The time when it can be appropriate is during a contested divorce, where custodial or financial decisions cannot be…

Hidden Business Assets in Divorce

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected every facet of daily life and it has intense repercussions on personal and business finances. For couples facing divorce post Covid, there can be hidden assets and accounts which can impact alimony. A spouse may be dishonest about the state of their finances, and one of the best ways to…

Vaccination and divorce

Major decisions such as non-emergency medical treatment, counseling, school choice and religious upbringing often come up between custodial parents’ post-divorce. If only one parent has sole custody, they are able to make all the decisions and are deemed the “custodial parent”. It has become more common over the last 30 years for parents to have…

Debt during divorce

Divorce is already a stressful process to begin with, but sorting out the debts of either spouse can complicate matters even more. This is even more true when they are a surprise. Whether it be finding out about hidden debts from your spouse or confusion around responsibility for one spouse’s student loans debts; It is…

High Net Worth Divorce – What Can We Learn from the Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Divorce

Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from her husband of 7 years, rapper, Kanye West. The divorce is “amicable” and “irreconcilable differences” were stated as the reason for the breakup. What lessons can we learn from this celebrity divorce? It’s clear that even among celebrities money doesn’t always bring happiness. And this is just as…