Category Archives: Post-divorce Issues

Massachusetts Divorce & Taxes

By Massachusetts divorce lawyer and mediator Katherine Thomas

Forget abut death and taxes, what about divorce and taxes?

If you are getting a Massachusetts divorce, you have a lot to think about.   To make matters even more interesting, tax season …

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Home Alone – Should You Really Keep the House After Your Massachusetts Divorce?

By Massachusetts divorce lawyer and mediator Stephen McDonough of 

The Divorce Collaborative

Should I Stay or should I go?  Deciding whether to maintain the marital home post-divorce requires careful consideration.

Should I stay or should I go? Deciding whether to stay in the marital home post-divorce requires careful consideration.

The marital home is oftentimes a couple’s largest financial …

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Don’t Shoot Your Eye Out! Tips for Divorced Parents Around the Holidays

Don’t shoot your eye out this Christmas.

It’s the holiday season! Whooooppeeeeee! Time to do fun holiday activities with your kids, buy them gifts, and let them eat all forms of seasonal deliciousness! But, BAH HUMBUG, what if you and …

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Cohabitation, Alimony and Modifications in Massachusetts – Three’s Company

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Massachusetts Divorce – Handling Joint Debts

Nobody wants the debt at divorce time!

Thanks to our great economy, dealing with debt is a bigger part of divorce cases.  More then ever before, divorcing clients are facing short sales or foreclosure of real estate, bankruptcy, and significant …

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Divorce and the 5 Stages of Grief

Losing your partner is difficult, but recognizing the stages of grief can help you move forward

Divorce is almost always accompanied by feelings of grief and loss. Pretending your feelings of grief don’t exist will not work.   Instead, try working …

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Love Stinks! Things to do on Valentine’s Day That Have Noting to do With Love

Remember, St. Patty's Day is right around the corner!

By Massachusetts divorce lawyer and mediator Colleen Cunnally

If you are dealing with a separation or divorce, the last thing you may feel like doing on February 14th is celebrating …

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Child Support in Massachusetts – Don’t Be On the Naughty List

Attorney Colleen Cunnally of The Divorce Collaborative

Massachusetts divorce and child support lawyer Colleen Cunnally was quoted in an article about collecting child support by Jennifer King on the Lawyers.com website today.   The article discusses the case of a mother …

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Everybody Wants Some! Social Security & Divorce in Massachusetts

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Like most government assistance programs, Social Security is confusing, especially when it comes to the topic of divorce.  In hopes of clearing up some of that confusion, here are some common questions and answers

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Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act Signed by the Governor

People have been waiting a long time for alimony reform in Massachusetts

On Monday, September 26, 2011, Governor Patrick signed the Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act of 2011.  The new law will go into effect on March 1, 2012, so …

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