With the Massachusetts divorce rate on the rise it's inevitable that in the course of dating, you'll run into someone with an ex (or two). And somewhere into that first or second date, you've probably asked what went wrong. And when the answer begins with the words my wife, or my husband, it's time to duck out.
I am frequently asked, "Can I take money out of my 401K before/during my Massachusetts divorce?"
For obvious reasons, a Massachusetts divorce isn't always top-of-mind for couples who go into business together. After all, when you're caught up in the excitement of launching your own venture and seeing your hard work come to life, the last thing you want to plan for is the possibility that it might come to an end. But part of starting and owning a successful business is planning for the unexpected, including the major personal and business-related changes that divorce can bring.So how can you navigate the process and make it out the other end with your assets and financial standing intact?
Trying to hide assets during a Massachusetts divorce is as old as divorce itself, and technology has started to bring concealing wealth into the modern era.
Definitions of a "good Massachusetts father" are as varied as there are goodfathers, but one thing everyone agrees with is that a good father is a responsible person. A father takes care of his children and keeps, to the best of his abilities, the world around his children in working order. Responsibility is the backbone of parenting, and in a society such as ours, where definitions of masculinity are entwined with notions of leadership and authority, a father is expected to leave no loose ends, nothing overlooked.
When it comes to student loan debt for Massachusetts couples, "for richer, for poorer" doesn't quite cut it.
A Massachusetts divorce is one of the most emotionally taxing events a person can experience, a fact that undoubtedly leads to numerous poor decisions when filing the ensuing paperwork. One of the most common areas where errors are made is during the process of alimony negotiation.