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August 2012 Archives

Pastor oversteps in civil union child custody dispute, jury rules

As the first state to approve of same-sex marriages, one would think Massachusetts might be immune to contentious same-sex issues; however that may not be the case. Some other states do not recognize our same-sex marriages and thus struggle with what to do when a couple wants to divorce. For example, who is awarded child custody? Will other states recognize custody?

Massachusetts alimony reform: a fairness model for others?

In many ways, Massachusetts leads the way and other states follow. This doesn't mean however that our trailblazing is always appreciated. Same-sex marriage is illegal in some states for example, and legal in others. Our healthcare system was one of the models for the Affordable Care Act which is praised by some while others want to repeal it.

Millennials: how they view marriage and divorce

Our Massachusetts millennials, or "Generation Next," have been studied and characterized by the nonpartisan Pew Charitable Trust surveys as, "Confident. Connected. Open to Change." This group of 18 to 29-year-old young adults is very different compared to their parents, who are likely to be baby boomers.

Post-divorce: financial tips for women

Despite Title IX and the recent gold medals for women at the Olympics, there is significant data that shows women are not on the same level as men in some areas of life. One of those areas is financial averages and net worth after divorce.

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