Category Archives: Family Law

Divorce Massachusetts: Civil Unions in VT Considered Marriage in MA

The Massachusetts Supreme Court recently ruled a marriage void between two divorcing men who married in 2005.  In 2003, one of the men had entered into a civil union with a different man in Vermont that was never dissolved.  In … Continue reading

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10 Frequently Asked Divorce Questions

How do you start a divorce? If the divorce is uncontested, the two parties file a joint petition for divorce with a separation agreement and an affidavit of irretrievable breakdown of marriage. The separation agreement must address all aspects of … Continue reading

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Changing Life Insurance Beneficiary Designations Upon Divorce

After divorce there is a laundry list of tasks that an individual should complete to tie up loose ends (for example, closing joint bank accounts, credit cards, etc).  While finalizing their affairs, individuals frequently neglect to change their life insurance … Continue reading

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