Monthly Archives: February 2011

Defense of Marriage Act Deemed Indefensible

On February 23, 2011 Attorney General Eric Holder, at the direction of President Obama, reached a conclusion to stop legal defense of the Defense of Marriage Act’s (DOMA) third section, according to the United Stated Department of Justice. Continue reading

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Divorce Mediation 101

Divorce mediation is becoming increasingly popular for couples that wish to amenably end their relationships. Nearly a quarter million people use mediation for divorce yearly in the US, including Massachusetts divorce. Continue reading

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Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal

The Don’t Ask Tell Repeal Plan should address issues involved in same sex marriage. Where questions remain, we recommend same sex couples to talk with a Massachusetts law firm like Fields and Dennis, LLP. We believe in innovative solutions to complex family problems. Continue reading

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For Richer or for Retirement

The road to reform of alimony laws has been controversial. April’s proposal will at least guarantee the present laws are looked at. Continue reading

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Simpson Wentz Divorce, Try to remain friendly

Ashlee Simpson is filing for joint custody of her son, as well as primary physical custody, in her divorce from Pete Wentz. Continue reading

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Mediated Divorces have positive outcomes for parents and children

There is an overwhelming amount of data that shows that divorce mediation has far better outcomes for all involved than litigated divorces. Continue reading

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A Lesson in “How to Screw Up Your Divorce”

Divorce litigator Diana Mercer has some good advice intended to lead couples going through the divorce process down a better-lit road. Continue reading

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