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At What Age Are Children Most Traumatized by Massachusetts Divorce

Getting a Massachusetts divorce after having children is unlikely to be a part ofDivorce 96.jpg anyone's life plans. However, sometimes relationships become so broken that, child or not, there's no other choice but to call it quits. This situation will undoubtedly affect the kid, but the amount of trauma they'll experience depends, in part, on their age when the Massachusetts divorce occurs.

What is Contempt of Court After a Massachusetts Divorce?

When the Massachusetts court enters an order, all parties named in the order areCourt contempt.jpg required to comply with its terms. Your divorce settlement likely included a few orders, such as a parenting plan, a property division order, a child support order, and a spousal maintenance order. Willfully refusing to comply with one or more of these orders is an act of contempt of court. It is important to note that in order for an action to be contempt of court, the offender must willfully, knowingly violate his or her court order. Failure to comply with a court order for reasons beyond the individual's control is not contempt of court.

What to Do About a Stalling Spouse During Massachusetts Divorce

A Massachusetts divorce is rarely an expedient process, but there are many waysNo fault divorce.png that parties to a split can make it take even longer. Whether out of spite, an unwillingness to compromise, or a desire to reunite, a stalling spouse can cause your Massachusetts divorce to stretch on for years and cost thousands more than it needs to due to mounting attorneys' fees and court costs. If you've become the victim of a stalling spouse, there may be ways that you and your lawyer can address these delay tactics. Read on to learn how to cope with a stalling spouse, and contact a knowledgeable Massachusetts divorce lawyer with any additional questions.

Is Co-Parenting in Massachusetts with a Narcissistic Ex-Spouse Possible?

If one of the reasons why your Massachusetts marriage ended was due to yourNarcissistic-Ex-Spouse.jpg spouse being a narcissist, you probably hoped that things would get better for you and your children after your divorce. In many ways they might have since your daily life is no longer filled with turmoil. However, many parents who try co-parenting with a narcissistic ex-spouse soon realize it doesn't work any better than being married to them.

How to Divide Digital Assets in a Massachusetts Divorce

When a Massachusetts divorce is imminent, both spouses typically expect there toDigital Assets 2.jpg be a division of the property and physical assets which have been collected during the course of the marriage. One new area which also must be examined for division is the digital assets of the spouses.

Massachusetts Divorce Found To Increase Risk For Alcohol Use Disorders

It should come as no surprise that a Massachusetts divorce is linked to alcoholDivorce - Alcohol.jpg_fit=jpg (ab)use. Research consistently shows that, compared to married people, divorced people drink more and in more harmful ways (e.g. binge drinking), are more likely to have a lifetime or recent alcohol use disorder (AUD) diagnosis, engage in more alcohol-related risky behaviors, and have higher alcohol-related mortality.

10 Ways a Massachusetts Divorce Can Affect Your Credit

A Massachusetts divorce can have an impact on your credit, though theCredit History.jpg proceedings themselves are not the reason for this. Couples shouldn't expect their credit scores to plummet the second they file for divorce. However, there are things that occur during divorce that can have a negative impact on credit.

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