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Archive for March 2011

Sons of Divorce

Studies examining the effects of divorce on children are rarely ever positive — and a recent study lead by Dr. Esme Fuller-Thomson of the University of Toronto is no exception. Writing in the journal Psychiatric Research, Dr. Fuller-Thomson found that male children whose parents divorced are three times more likely to consider suicide than males whose…

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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.

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Home-field Advantage

Since Massachusetts legalized same sex marriage in 2004, the question of divorce has yet to be successfully and properly addressed by the state.  The first same sex divorce was filed shortly after the legalization; the courts were inadequately prepared to handle the intricacies of a same sex marriage. The biggest of these problems being the…

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