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5 Tips for Reaching a Fair Massachusetts Divorce Settlement

Settling a Massachusetts divorce is no easy feat, and it can become an extremelyDivorce cartoon 7.jpg long-winded process that goes on for years and years. Some things in life just aren't meant to be, but that doesn't mean that it's the end of everything. A Massachusetts  divorce can be settled fairly and with grace, instead of being a never-ending battle that ends up harming the well-being of both you, your ex-partner, and your children.

How is Intellectual Property Divided in a Massachusetts Divorce

Spouses going through a Massachusetts divorce usually worry about howIntellectual property 2.jpg assets such as a house, car, or retirement accounts will be divided when the divorce is final. With information and technology becoming increasingly intertwined in evolving societal norms, however, intellectual property is equally becoming an important category of assets owned by a married couple. Intellectual property includes things such as copyrights, trademarks, and patents.

Massachusetts Divorce After 50: How to Protect Your Retirement Finances

At any age, a Massachusetts divorce can set you back financially, but ending aDivorce 179.jpg marriage later in life poses an extra threat: derailing a previously on-track retirement. As is true with younger couples, a divorce is likely to leave you with higher living expenses, lower in-come, and less wealth. But if you're fifty something or older, you'll have a lot less time to amass more earnings to make up for what you've lost.

How to Keep the House During a Massachusetts Divorce

Of all the major financial decisions you'll need to make in a Massachusetts divorce,Home - Purchase - Money.jpg few will involve larger amounts of money than the decision of what to do with the house. Few will also have a greater impact on the next chapter of your life.

Why Smart People Don't Spot Financial Infidelity in Their Massachusetts Relationships

Unfortunately, people often hand off financial management to their MassachusettsFinances 2.jpg partner when they do not feel confident managing money according to a 2018 survey for the National Endowment for Financial Education which found that 41 percent of Americans who combine finances with their partner said they'd deceived that person or loved ones about finances.

5 Myths of Divorce Litigation in Massachusetts

A Massachusetts divorce is not an everyday occurrence for most individuals.Divorce 172.jpg  Because of this, most of our clients come to us seeking help in a divorce with certain ideas and preconceived notions as to what they expect their divorce to look like. Whether they get these ideas and notions from television, magazines, or even from friends and family members who have experienced their own Massachusetts divorce, there are certain myths which are quite common about the divorce process.

Are You a Massachusetts Victim of "Financial Infidelity"?

Nearly 30 million Americans are hiding a checking, savings, or credit card accounInfidelity 2.pngt from their spouse or live in partner, according to a new survey from CreditCards.com. That's roughly 1 in 5 that currently have a live in partner or a spouse.

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