Divorce

Amy Saunders, Esq.

Things To Stop Telling A Friend Going Through A Divorce

Divorce is an uncomfortable subject.  If you haven’t been divorced yourself, you probably don’t know what to say – and you will likely end up with a foot in your mouth. As you go to see a friend or family member that is divorced or going through a divorce — keep a couple things in

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Divorce Points Rewards Miles Fight
Amy Saunders, Esq.

5 New Things People Are Fighting Over During Divorce

Most people are accustomed to negotiating over child custody, the house and bank accounts — but more and more disputes are popping up in new areas.  Here is a list of 5 new things that are becoming common disputes during divorce.  POINTS AND MILES Yes, people in 2019 are now fighting over who gets the

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Amy Saunders, Esq.

What Is The Cost Of A Divorce In Massachusetts?

This is often the first question for anyone considering a divorce. How much is it going to cost me to get a divorce? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t a simple one. A divorce can be achieved for as little as $1,500 to $4,000. It is important to keep in mind that traditional divorce is not always

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Catherine Becker Good, Esq.

Filing For Divorce And Bankruptcy At The Same Time?

If you are facing divorce and bankruptcy, which should you file first?  The answer depends upon your particular situation. One situation in which you may want to file for bankruptcy first is where most of your debt is joint debt, you should file the bankruptcy petition first, wiping out all joint debt.  This will save

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Alimony Deduction Tax Bill
Amy Saunders, Esq.

Alimony Payers Lose Tax Deduction Under GOP Bill

The final version of the new alimony deduction tax plan is in effect. The new alimony deduction tax bill affects divorces carried out after December 31, 2018. The new rule won’t affect anyone already paying alimony. This move makes ending marriages an even more drawn-out and expensive process, and could be particularly painful for lower-income couples. This

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Dog Ownership Dispute - Pet Custody Laws - Dogs and Divorce
Amy Saunders, Esq.

Who Gets The Dog? Pet Custody and Divorce

Who gets the dog? This is a question I often deal with, from parties who are married and unmarried alike–the undoing of partnership and family (which does include pets). As a divorce attorney, I deal with this very often and take it very seriously – as dogs, particularly, for many people, hold the same affinity

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Amy Saunders, Esq.

How to Succeed at Raising Your Kids Together, Apart

Article by Erin Levine Click here to view the original article and image credits on HelloDivorce.com In more than 12 years of working in family law, I’ve worked with hundreds (thousands?) of individuals and couples who have decided to end their marriage. A significant portion of those marriages involved children. Some of those marriages ended amicably,

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