Category Archives: Massachusetts Collaborative Law

Divorce and Trust Interests: Demystifying the Legal Landscape for the Practitioner

The interplay between divorce and trust interests may be one of the most vexing for practitioners and mediators.  This primer attempts to synthesize the legal landscape in this area and to demystify the issue so that we may better serve … Continue reading

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Jonathan Fields Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Family Law

Jonathan E. Fields was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2015 edition in the field of Family Law. The listing is based entirely on exhaustive peer-review surveys and, according to the publisher, … Continue reading

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What to Look for in a Divorce Attorney and What to Avoid

Divorce is a trying time for everyone who goes through it, but each divorce is also different. Whether the couple has been married for a lengthy span, if there are children involved, if the parting is amicable or the separation … Continue reading

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Jon Fields Presenting on Collaborative Family Law at MCLE Event

Jon Fields will be participating in a Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) program presentation on January 22, 2014 in Boston.  He will be a part of a panel presenting on Collaborative Family Law Practice. Attorney Fields is passionate about the practice … Continue reading

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Family Mediation Quarterly: President’s Letter

Dear Mediators: The most recent professional development meeting, “Collaborative Law and Mediation Tools and Techniques: A Common Ground” was a product of the joint committee of the MCFM and the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council chaired by our own Lynn Cooper.  … Continue reading

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MCFM FPresident’s Message

Dear Mediators: I am so honored that you, my peers, have elected me President and hope that, over the next two years, I prove worthy of the choice. For those of you who don’t know me, I have been practicing … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative law in Massachusetts is now used in divorce, family law, business disputes, employment conflicts, probate contests, insurance claims, construction disputes, and especially divorce disputes. Continue reading

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