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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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Divorce Mediation in Massachusetts
Amy Saunders, Esq.

Divorce Mediation? Is it Right for Me?

Divorce Mediation is not well known. When most people think of divorce the first thought is going broke on lawyers, and sitting in court rooms.   Mediation has none of those features. Mediation is scheduled on your own time, in a private, confidential setting and generally costs $2,000 to $4,000 in total. Divorce mediation is

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Right Time To Divorce
Amy Saunders, Esq.

When is it the Right Time to Divorce in Massachusetts?

by Amy Saunders This is one of the most frequent questions asked by my clients, and there truly is no right time to divorce.  However, I can tell you that the “waiting game” only makes matters worse — both financially and emotionally.  First, if you have children, it is my belief that waiting until “the

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Amy Saunders, Esq.

Divorce Advice MA That May Save You Thousands of Dollars

Divorce Advice MA That May Save You $$$$ Thousands by Attorney Amy Saunders Everyone considering or filing for a divorce should consider these points. These are all based on real experiences with my clients — which are being passed along to you to save significant time and money. 1. Do NOT Fight Over the Flat

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Amy Saunders, Esq.

Understanding the Rising Popularity of Post-Nuptial Agreements in Massachusetts

Post-nuptial agreements in Massachusetts are on the rise. This increase reflects a potential change in our current understanding about marriage. This article will review the common reasons couples choose post-nuptial agreements in Massachusetts with our attorneys – and some of the limitations and experiences. Post-nuptial agreements, not to be confused with “prenups” occur after you

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