It's a common refrain: relationships in Massachusetts are hard work. Fights are normal and rough patches are par for the course.
A Massachuserrs divorce is devastating on many levels. The shot to the heart takes your breath away and leaves you doubled-over as if you were punched in the gut. And that's just for starters...
Before deciding on a divorce, you will want to weigh all your options and decide what is and isn't working in the relationship. You or your partner may be able to change some things so as to save the marriage, although some issues may be deal breakers.
A toxic relationship is a relationship characterized by behaviors on the part of the toxic partner that are emotionally and, not infrequently, physically damaging to their partner.
Choosing to dissolve your marriage in Massachusetts is never an easy thing to do. But sometimes things go so bad that you're left with no other option but to part ways. Both the partners tie the knot with many plans and hope to spend the rest of their life together, making a home and a family. At times, all of these plans go in vain when irreconcilable differences arise between the couple.
Whether there for a Massachusetts divorce hearing or to handle a custody agreement, Massachusetts family court is a charged and emotional situation for everyone involved. It makes sense: in that room, a decision will likely be made that will drastically change the course of our life.
As if married people in Massachusetts don't have enough to worry about, a study suggests that the divorce of a friend or close relative dramatically increases the chances that you too will divorce.
Scientific research confirms that most people in Massachusetts who smoke marijuana before they have kids still occasionally get high after they become parents. But for parents in the throes of a divorce or paternity action, moderate, responsible, and even legal pot use represents a very real hazard. Despite shifting cultural and legal norms, marijuana consumption can and does come up in custody negotiations in Massachusetts.
When a Massachusetts marriage breaks up, fairness is usually the last thing on either former partners' mind. Spite can make a partner lash out and claw for whatever they can grab. That prevents couples from fairly dividing property and sensibly planning for their post marriage lives and drags out an excruciating divorce.