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Consider This Before Choosing to Divorce

Consider This Before Choosing to Divorce

So many people believe their partner should complete them. Thank popular culture and rom-coms for that notion!! But it couldn’t be further from the truth. A person must be whole on their own before they link up with a partner if they want their relationship to last....

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Divorce Strategies

Divorce Strategies

Divorce strategies, or how we approach divorce, develop from listening to the client, understanding their needs and desires, and looking at the law. Once we know the needs of the family, we can decide in which direction to move. When it comes to divorce strategy, at...

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Let It (Parenting Time in Summer) Flow

Let It (Parenting Time in Summer) Flow

We are in the height of summer, and I hope my clients are feeling good and being flexible with their Parenting Time arrangements. I’m not saying divorced parents should throw out the parameters they established for co-parenting. I’m saying that when kids are out of...

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Focusing on Dads in Divorce Court

Focusing on Dads in Divorce Court

By Alisa Peskin-Shepherd For the longest time, mothers got custody automatically. But now, in an effort to correct a perceived injustice against men, courts and law firms alike are focusing on dads, circulating legislation to establish mandatory equal parenting time...

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Marriage for All, Divorce for All

Marriage for All, Divorce for All

By Alisa Peskin-Shepherd Since same-sex marriage first became legal in Massachusetts in 2004, I’ve been watching to see if marriage trends and divorce trends mirror what we see in the heterosexual world. Because just as anyone can fall in love, anyone can fall out of...

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