Divorce and Family Law Blog

Facebook and Divorce

  The LinkedIn Group for American Divorce Lawyers recently posted a Time magazine article about divorcees who are airing their dirty laundry on Facebook. “Facebook and Divorce” describes Tammie, who is posting comments about her pending divorce on her “wall.” Needless to say, the situation becomes embarrassing, as the former couple’s colleagues, clients, friends and family are…

Online Service Helps Divorced Parents Keep Children’s Schedules Straight

I recently read an article about Our Family Wizard, that was recommended in LinkedIn’s American Divorce Group. The Indy Star’s recent article describes a family going through divorce that uses the website to keep track of each parent’s visitation days and schedules. Here’s an excert from “Online Service Helps Divorced Parents Keep Children’s Schedules Straight”: “Our Family…

eNewsletter Alert Recap

(via) eNewsletter November 12, 2009 Have you missed recent eNewsletter Alerts? Check out our recap to see all of Amaral & Associates, P.C.’s past Alerts on: Divorce Mediation Mortgage Workouts Child Support Guidelines Homesteads Trusts for Children Compensation for Personal Injuries Auto Accidents Estate Planning With a “Living Trust” Doing Business as a “Limited Liability…

Massachusetts Alimony Reform

I recently started reading local attorney, Steven Ballard’s Massachusetts Divorce & Family Law Blog and found an interesting post on alimony reform from about a month ago. In “Alimony Reform and the Business of Divorce”, Steven questions the alimony reform and gives a good description about the current controversy over the competing Massachusetts alimony bills, and…

Law Practice Management Tip of the Week

(via) Lawyer’s e-Journal Tip of the Week: Remotely Access the Superior Court’s electronic docket I thought I’d pass along this week’s tip from the Masachusetts Bar Association’s Lawyer’s e-Journal about accessing the Superior Court’s docket online: Get the most up-to-the-minute information about your state litigation cases by using the Superior Court’s electronic docket. All lawyers…

Parenting After Divorce

I’ve blogged a few times on collaborative divorce and the effect of the economy on divorce (see my posts on Amaral & Associates, P.C. in The Boston Herald and Recession Keeps Divorce On Ice), but I recently came across a few different family law related blogs that covered some interesting divorce stories. The Modern Woman’s…

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…