High Net Worth Divorce

High Net Worth Divorce: Unique Considerations and Strategies in Massachusetts

Understanding High Net Worth Divorce High net worth divorce carries its unique challenges. Here is an overview of what you might encounter during a high-net-worth divorce and potential strategies to overcome them. High net worth divorce refers to a divorce involving significant assets, whether those are complex financial portfolios, business ownership, real estate, or other […]

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Massachusetts Divorce Cases Face New Guidelines for Alimony and Child Support

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently made a significant ruling in the case of Cavanaugh vs. Cavanaugh, which has major implications for alimony and child support in divorce cases in the state. The decision clarifies the factors that should be considered when determining whether to modify alimony and child support orders, and it also […]

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Which Incorporation Is Best For You: Comparing LLPs and LLCs

If you are a small business owner, or considering starting your own business, it has always been important to know your options for incorporation. The uncertainty and financial stresses of COVID-19 and the subsequent recession make decisions about incorporation even more important. In this article, we will review two common types of incorporation for small […]

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10 Questions To Help You Create Your Will

A Holistic Approach to Your Affairs For many people, especially those approaching middle- or retirement-age, know they should put together a plan for their estate, but feel overwhelmed by the details and options. They continue to put off estate planning for “another day” until, often, it is too late. Younger people also should consider their […]

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Massachusetts Auto Accidents: An Overview

Wherever an auto accident happens, it is never convenient, often overwhelming, and at times life-altering. If you have recently been in an accident in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, this article will help you sort out what the process looks like from here, giving you a sense of what you have already done and what remains […]

Is my home protected under Homestead law?

Each state sets terms where a homeowner is protected by what is called an estate of homestead. Homestead laws allow homeowners to declare a limited portion of their property as a “homestead,” thus sparing it from creditors in the event of a bankruptcy or other financial hardship. One primary purpose of homestead laws is to […]

I’ve only been married for 2 weeks, am I eligible for an annulment?

In the state of Massachusetts, a court granted annulment means your marriage never legally happened. Each state’s legislative code sets specific guidelines for what constitutes an annullable marriage. Contrary to popular belief, you can’t annul a marriage based on a short duration. Massachusetts outlines seven specific grounds for annulment. In Massachusetts, annulments require your marriage […]