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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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Protecting Pets in Massachusetts Domestic Violence Cases

By Attorney Katherine Thomas

DSC00124There is a strong correlation between animal abuse and domestic violence. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence conducted a study where 85.4 percent of women and 63 percent of children reported incidents of pet abuse after …

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New Massachusetts Alimony Law Video Presentation – in 3D!

Historically, the MA family court could not set durational limits on alimony. The new law changes that.

Major changes to the alimony system in MA have arrived.  Although the new statute does not go into effect until March 1, 2012, …

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Wondering What a Massachusetts Collaborative Divorce is Really LIke?

More couples are learning that avoiding a nasty, litigated divorce just makes sense.   Besides divorce mediation, the collaborative process is another worthwhile option you should consider.

Collaborative divorce is known as the “no court” divorce because the couple and their …

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Welcome to The Divorce Collaborative Divorce & Family Law in Massachusetts

Thanks for visiting our new “Generation II” website and blog!

I would like to thanks the folks at Smartmarketing Now in Naples, Florida for their help with this project, especially my friend and owner of Smartmarketing Now, Mark Merenda.  My …

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10 Reasons Clients Choose Massachusetts Divorce Mediation

An experienced mediator can help couples bridge the gap and reach a resolution that both sides can live with.

If you are facing a Massachusetts divorce, then you should certainly consider mediation as an alternative  to expensive litigation.

A mediator …

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Tips for Surviving the Holidays During and After Divorce

Don't Get All Tangled Up Over the Holidays

Don't Get All Tangled Up Over the Holidays

The Holiday season is upon us.  Some people, like my mom for instance, love the holidays.  Decorating is a multi-week process and there are so many ornaments on the tree that she …

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Free Divorce Seminar on Wednesday, December 9 at TDC

Just a reminder that The Divorce Collaborative will be sponsoring a free seminar on Wednesday, December 9th at 7:00 pm, at our offices located at 77 Main Street, Medway, MA. For more information and to register, please visit the info …

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Some Gave All

In the Spring of 2007, U.S. Army Sgt. Adam Kennedy was killed in action in Iraq by an improvised explosive device. Before being deployed, Adam ranked first in his class of 275 in his basic training class and advanced infantry …

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Is Your Lawyer Adding to Your Stress?

Below  is a picture of a client waiting for their lawyer or mediator to call them back.  I was going to edit out their skull to protect their identity, but I guess that is not really necessary.  I think they …

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