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Crafting win-win financial solutions for your divorce in Paxton, Ma

When people are contemplating divorce and finances, the typical assumption is that expenses will double and assets will get cut in half.  With the team approach in Collaborative Practice, we can often craft a win-win financially by tapping the expertise of our financial team members so that a divorcing couple can come out much better off … Continue reading Crafting win-win financial solutions for your divorce in Paxton, Ma

Creating Your Restructured Family Through Mediation or Collaborative Practice in Worcester

Historically, the only way to get a divorce was through litigation. Nowadays, couples have options and can choose to get a divorce in a peaceful manner. By choosing mediation or collaborative practice to get a divorce, parents can learn to communicate in a new way. Parents can discuss parenting arrangements in a comfortable environment with … Continue reading Creating Your Restructured Family Through Mediation or Collaborative Practice in Worcester

Getting a Collaborative Divorce in Shrewsbury, Mass.

Collaborative Law became available in Massachusetts about 20 years ago and is becoming more popular as an efficient way to get a divorce and avoid the time and expense of litigation.  Getting divorced via collaborative law involves both parties, both attorneys and a divorce coach all sitting together in the same room and negotiating.  It … Continue reading Getting a Collaborative Divorce in Shrewsbury, Mass.

Family Mediation for Modification of an Existing Order or Judgment

Family Mediation has become more popular with parents ever since August 2013, when the Probate and Family Court was permitted to accept Joint Petitions to modify an existing judgment or order. Pursuant to Massachusetts Supplemental Probate and Family Court Rule 412, parents can submit a Joint Petition in order to change a judgment or court … Continue reading Family Mediation for Modification of an Existing Order or Judgment

Getting a Divorce through Mediation in Westborough, MA

Divorce Mediation first began to become popular in the 1970’s as another option in handling divorce in Massachusetts.  One of the differences between traditional divorce and mediation is that the meetings are held in the more comfortable environment of the mediator’s office.  This atmosphere creates a more relaxed process which some couples find to be … Continue reading Getting a Divorce through Mediation in Westborough, MA