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Avoid These Costly Mistakes During Massachusetts Divorce Proceedings!

The end of a Massachusetts marriage takes a toll on your emotional and physicalFinancial Mistake 1.jpg well-being. Inevitably, it also affects your wallet. Before entering into a divorce settlement don't overlook these common financial mistakes made during divorce proceedings.

What Predicts Massachusetts Divorce? Husband's Employment Plays a Big Part

It's easy to know why Massachusetts couples divorce. What's difficult to figure outDad Breadwinner.jpg is if couples will divorce. The business of divorce prediction, that is to say, is murky. However, there is one factor that's one of the best predictors for the collapse of contemporary heterosexual marriages: whether the husband is working full-time. It has nothing to do with money or whether the wife is working too. When husbands don't work, things fall apart. Why? Well, that's when the data gets really interesting.

Why Taking The High Road In a Massachusetts Divorce Matters

Taking the high road in a Massachusetts divorce is not easy. As a matter of fact, itDivorce 135.jpg might seem downright unfair, and even stupid sometimes. Why would you ever want to do anything good, or fair, or nice to someone who just destroyed your family, your dreams, and your heart? If you have kids, the obvious reason is to do it for their sake. Because whether you like it or not, you and your ex are going to be your kids' parents forever. The better the two of you get along, the easier your divorce will be on your kids. It really is that simple. The second reason for taking the high road in divorce is less obvious, but it is no less important. You can divorce your spouse. But you can never divorce yourself. After your divorce is over, you are going to have to look in the mirror every single day and face yourself. You - who you are and what you stand for - is far more valuable and far more important than acting in a way you will later be ashamed of or regret. In the long run, your integrity is worth more than the extra dollars you may get in your divorce settlement if you lie, cheat, or act like a jerk. You have already lost your marriage. Don't let your divorce cost you your soul, too. Here are 10 ways to taking the high road in divorce:

1. Treat your spouse with respect, even if s/he doesn't deserve it.

Avoid These Costly Mistakes When Dividing an IRA During a Massachusetts Divorce

Massachusetts divorces are often messy, but recent cases in the tax court remindDividing Retirement Accounts.jpg us that that there are only two ways to make a tax-free transfer of IRA assets in a divorce proceeding.

How Following Your Massachusetts Ex on Facebook Prevents Personal Growth

It's a question that many couples face in the aftermath of a MassachusettsFacebook.gif breakup: "Do we still stay Facebook friends?" Inevitably, in an attempt to show maturity and poise, many couples choose to remain connected. But now, new research is showing that keeping tabs on your former partner is a big mistake - one that will have a serious impact on your ability to get over the breakup and move on.

Filing Taxes During Massachusetts Divorce: Joint or Separate Returns?

Couples in the midst of a Massachusetts divorce often face difficult decisionsTax Time 3.jpg regarding taxes. One of them is whether to file a tax return as "married filing jointly" or "married filing separately." This article briefly examines the factors to consider in making what could prove a critical choice during a divorce.

Going through a Massachusetts Divorce? Tighten Your Online Security!

Massachusetts divorce lawyers are advising clients in the process of splitting up toSecurity Protection.jpg tighten up their online security, warning how easy it is for an individual's personal data to be accessed by a soon-to-be-ex-partner.

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