What is Considered a High Net Worth Divorce?

If you are getting divorced, you are most likely very concerned about what is going to happen with your assets. Oftentimes, emotional stress is compounded by financial stress in divorces, and if you or your spouse is a high net individual, you may have even more to worry about going forward. If you are getting […]

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What Does Equitable Distribution Mean?

One of the most challenging parts of a divorce is the stress each spouse feels regarding their financial situation. When spouses divorce, they very often worry about what will happen with all their hard-earned assets. It is not uncommon for spouses to disagree on the terms of their divorce, though when this happens, both of […]

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What Type of Divorce Should I get?

If you are getting divorced, there are many factors you will have to consider. Divorce is a very involved process, so it is important you are informed of all your options before making any major decisions. It is also equally important that you hire an experienced attorney if you feel you are ready to begin […]

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Mansfield Divorce Lawyer Discusses Dividing the Retirement Accounts

Mansfield Divorce Lawyer Discusses Dividing the Retirement Accounts As an experienced Mansfield Divorce Lawyer, I am often asked if retirement accounts can be divided.  Retirement accounts are considered a marital asset in a divorce.  Whatever accrued during the time of the marriage can be divided. A common issue when dividing a pension and retirement accounts is when someone might have […]

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Treating an Inheritance Upon a Massachusetts Divorce

Treating an Inheritance Upon a Massachusetts Divorce An inheritance in divorce is divided by the court. They have the right to divide it 50-50 or they can allocate it differently. As a general matter, if an inheritance is fairly traceable to the person that received it, then the court would not divide that 50-50 especially […]

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If I Received an Inheritance, How will that be Treated During My Divorce?

If I Received an Inheritance, How will that be Treated During My Divorce? An inheritance in a divorce is divided by the court. They have the right to divide it 50-50 or they can allocate it differently. As a general matter, if an inheritance is fairly traceable to the person that received it, then the […]

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How Does Divorce Mediation Work in Massachusetts?

How Does Divorce Mediation Work in Massachusetts? Mediation is gaining popularity. In the last 7 or 8 years in Massachusetts, it has become more and more common. I became certified as a mediator in the early 90s and have been doing it consistently since then. Mediation is suitable for some cases but not all cases. […]

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