Divorce and Family Law Blog

Buying a New Home

(via) eNewsletter October 2, 2009 In this week’s eNewsletter Alert, learn about what you can do when buying or selling your home! Home ownership can provide you with many benefits: secure shelter, a long-term investment and tax advantages. However, a home is also a major financial commitment. There are ways to avoid costly mistakes that…

Our Fall Newsletter

Read the latest Newsletter from Amaral & Associates, P.C.!Included in this issue are: What happens if a seller can’t move out by the closing date? Social networking sites are a danger in divorce cases Be careful sending private e-mails from a company computers How to write a will when your child is a spendthrift GM…

Your Will

(via) eNewsletter September 1, 2009 Read Amaral & Associates, P.C.’s latest eNewsletter Alert on the importance of wills. A will avoids costs and complications for your heirs when you die. Besides providing instructions about gifts of your property-like your home, car, investments and jewelry-your will can provide instructions for payment of your debts, selection of…

Living Trusts

(via) eNewsletter August 26, 2009 In recent years, living trusts have grown increasingly popular as substitutes for wills in estate planning. Here’s what you should know about estate planning with a living trusts: Most people understand the importance of a will, but many are not familiar with trusts. Both a will and a trust can…

Recession Keeps Divorce on Ice

I can say that you heard it first here this time. The Winthrop Sun Transcript on April 2, 2009 and The North End Regional Review on April 28, 2009 both published articles about Amaral & Associates, P.C., regarding how the effects of the recession have lowered the number of divorce cases in and around Massachusetts…