Divorce

Cryptocurrency and Divorce

by Attorney Talia Simonds In Massachusetts, the Probate and Family Court requires spouses to make a full financial disclosure in a divorce in order for the divorce to be granted.  That is accomplished through exchanging Rule 401 Financial Statements, exchanging Rule 410 financial disclosure, and conducting discovery through  interrogatories, requests for production of documents, and…

Governor Baker Approves Remote Notarization for Family Law Cases

On April 27, Governor Baker passed the S2645 Bill codified as the Chapter 71 of the Acts of 2020.  This important development for family law cases permits notarizations to be completed remotely. This allows, divorce, divorce mediations and all other family law matters to move forward with online video conferencing and online notarization.   To complete…

Divorce is Harder on Men

Divorce is Harder on Men. We think it tends to be true. As a Boston based Divorce and Family Law Firm specializing in all aspects of divorce, with decades of diverse case experience and real-world perspective on how devastating divorce litigation is for all involved, we find that men are often different in the way…

Infidelity and Divorce in Massachusetts

We are often asked what impact infidelity will have on a divorce in Massachusetts.  In reality, infidelity can impact a divorce in Massachusetts, but not as significantly as many spouses think.  Massachusetts is a state that recognizes no-fault divorce, which is the most common ground for filing divorce.  Since Massachusetts recognizes no-fault divorce, there are…

What Are the Differences Between an ARC Attorney, Guardian ad Litem and Parenting Coordinator?

In high conflict custody cases in Massachusetts, there are many experts that can become involved in your case to help with the conflict and pending issues.  The most common experts are Guardians ad Litem, Parenting Coordinators, and ARC Attorneys.  However, many parents often confuse these roles.  This article will explain what each role is and…