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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.

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.

Are You Co-Parenting Or Counter-Parenting? Get It Right For Your Massachusetts Kids!

Divorcing in Massachusetts may not result in the outcome many would hope for. IfChildren 23.jpeg you're divorcing, most likely you would rather not be around your ex any more than necessary; yet, because children are shared with an ex, the door must remain open for communication and interaction to meet the children's needs. As much as we might wish to completely close the door on the past, we simply can't in these circumstances.

Why Do You Stay in an Unhappy Marriage?

It seems like there are two different types of Massachusetts divorces:Divorce 88.jpg
1. Those that last decades, fighting tooth and nail over every spoon, chair, and penny, and
2. Those that seem to simply dissolve quietly before our eyes, as if it had all only been an illusion in the first place.

Does Your Job Increase Your Risk of a Massachusetts Divorce?

Certain jobs and career paths are correlated with a higher rate of a MassachusettsNew Job.jpg divorce than others. These are not necessarily the most physically stressful jobs like construction, nor are they jobs that tend to keep individuals away from home for prolonged periods of time, like the military. Many of the jobs cited as having a high divorce rate are jobs that are mentally exhausting and put employees into positions where they are in close physical contact with others, either clients or colleagues.

6 Tips For Creating a Co-Parenting Agreement That Works For Everyone After a Massachusetts Divorce

During a Massachusetts divorce, there's a lot of paperwork, red tape, andCo parent.jpg headaches to battle through. Chief among these is figuring out how to go about the business of raising kids across two households. No matter what the circumstances are, experts all agree that it is crucial that divorcing parents come up with a co-parenting agreement. In essence, the agreement is a written document that outlines point by point how the parents will raise the children once the divorce is finalized. This encompasses everything from dividing up when the children will be with each parent to day-to-day things like bedtimes, school schedules and activities.

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