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My Adult Child is Getting Divorce in Massachusetts, So Why Am I Being Asked About My Assets?

When their child is getting divorced in Massachusetts, most parents are appalled toDivorce 71.jpeg to learn that Massachusetts, unlike other states, allows the court to consider the future inheritance of a divorcing spouse when determining how to divide the marital estate. Although a future expectancy of an inheritance is not divisible in a divorce, "the opportunity of each for future acquisition of capital assets and income: is one factor, among many, that the court weighs in the process of equitable distribution.

Massachusetts Divorce, Holidays and Who Gets the Children?

The holidays mean different things to different people in Massachusetts. For some, it's the best timeHolidays.jpg of year, packed with shopping, eating and good times. For others, it's a stressful period full of family drama and agita. Most people experience some mix of both.

What Can I Do If My Ex is "Seriously Crazy" ?

Did you know that 1 out of 5 adults has a mental health issue? That meansMental Health 2.jpgthatevery two to three families are dealing with a mental health issue at any given time. Look down the street. That means every other household in your own neighborhood is likely dealing with a mentally ill family member. You are far from alone, even though it may feel that way sometimes, especially when dealing with a case in family court.

Massachusetts Divorce: It's a Business Deal, So Keep Emotions Out of It!

Ending a Massachusetts marriage can be painful and emotionally difficult. In fact,Stress - Unstress.jpg many parties experience depression, anxiety, grief, anger, and stress while going through the divorce process.

Contentious Divorce May Impact Massachusetts Kids' Immune Systems

Years of study, observation, and information have shown that children may be atContentious Divorce.jpg risk for mental and emotional issues if their parents go through a Massachusetts divorce. Now, more recent information is suggesting that the negative effect is more a product of a contentious divorce, and not just a divorce itself. A new study backs this recent revelation; it suggests that bitter divorce could negatively impact a child's immune system, perhaps for the rest of their lives. Thankfully, there are ways that parents can reduce this risk. The following information explains how.

Lack Funds to Fight Your Massachusetts Divorce? Divorce Finance Could Be The Solution

As the Massachusetts divorce process begins, it's not uncommon for the spouse with the financial power during the marriage to declare war against their former partner by cutting off credit cards, hiding assets and hiring the most litigious attorney. This could send their estranged partner into a financial and emotional tailspin.

Massachusetts Divorce Rate and Moral Acceptability

As the national divorce rate has fallen to its lowest point in decades, 73% of U.S. adults say divorce is "morally acceptable," a new high by one percentage point. Since 2001, there has been a 14-point rise in the percentage of Americans who find divorce morally acceptable, even as the national divorce rate has declined.

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