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    What Is Mediation in Family Law?

    Many couples throughout Massachusetts want to settle their divorces in an effective manner while still remaining amicable. Far too often, we hear about contentious divorces — couples arguing and families going through stressful times in court. As a ...
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    Massachusetts Divorce Process: Understanding Discovery

    At Pollack Law Group, P.C., our Massachusetts divorce attorneys believe it is absolutely vital to understand the discovery process: what it means, how it begins, when it is necessary and more. Put simply, discovery is part of the legal process in a ...
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    How to Win Full Custody

    One issue parents often concern themselves with the most during divorce is child custody. At the end of the day, the focus is on the best interests of the child. In some cases, this may mean one parent having full custody. However, not everyone knows ...
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    How Co-Parents Can Swing Summer Camp

    For co-parents, the back-and-forth bickering over children’s expenses can seem like a nightmare, but the additional expense of camp and other summer programs or activities carries an additional layer of stress that can lead to a breakdown in ...
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    How Much Does a Divorce Attorney Cost?

    When a couple decides to divorce , they are often concerned by the idea of how much they may need to pay in legal fees. It’s understandable to feel as though you can’t afford to pay a retainer and/or legal fees for a divorce. If you are like most ...
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    How Do Child Support & Alimony Affect My Income Taxes?

    If you’re divorced, you need to know the tax implications of child and spousal support paid or received. Attorney Andrew G. Fanno, a family law attorney with Pollack Law Group, P.C., explains how the wording of your divorce agreement may affect the ...
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    How to Find a Good Lawyer for Divorce in Massachusetts

    Because divorce can be contentious, it is extremely important to have a good attorney on your side. Having strong legal representation can be vital during the process—not only to ensure that you are not taken advantage of, but also to ensure that ...
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    Testimonial from Client James H., U.S. Navy

    I would like to take a moment and express my deepest gratitude for the professional, caring and ethical attorneys you have representing your law firm. Mr. Craig Silverman namely is one, and the team he surrounds himself with: Attorney Andrew Fanno ...
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    The Average Length of Divorce

    The divorce process always begins with a filing – either a 1A uncontested or 1B contested in Massachusetts. Which of these routes you choose will substantially affect the length of your divorce. “How long will this take?” is one of the most common ...
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    Family Law When Domestic Violence Is a Factor

    Family law cases can be made even more complex with the addition of domestic violence allegations. Learn how allegations of abuse within the family abuse can alter the course and the outcome of family law cases. Myriad factors can alter the course of ...
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    10 Tips to Help Protect Your Children During the Divorce Process

    If you have children, it is vital to consider their emotional well-being while you are going through the divorce process. Divorce can be messy, stressful and hard, which is why it is important to insulate your children from the potential pain this ...
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    Common Questions About Military Divorce

    There are special considerations when it comes to military divorce compared to civilian divorce. We have compiled some of the most common questions that arise when service members and their spouses decide to obtain a divorce. 1. Where do military ...
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    Tips for Telling Your Child You Are Getting Divorced

    Telling your children that you and your spouse are getting divorced isn’t easy. You can alleviate some of the pain by keeping it simple and stressing that you both still love them very much. Here are some other tips: 1. Choose your timing wisely . ...
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    Team with Your Former Spouse to Choose Activities for Your Children

    Parents who are divorced or separated should agree on their children’s extracurricular activities and share costs, when possible, to make the experience more enjoyable for everyone. By ATTORNEY ANDY P. MILLER Late summer is a time of year when ...
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    Steps You Can Take Before Filing for Divorce

    Deciding to file for a divorce can be both stressful and complicated. Many emotions and considerations factor into the decision. Divorce is a serious matter. That is why at Pollack Law Group, we feel you should be well prepared for the journey it ...
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    When It Comes to Divorce, Does It Matter Who Files First?

    When it comes to divorce, time is of the essence. What we have found during our years in practice is that it can be to your advantage to file before your spouse does. Here’s why: It shows that you’re serious. Filing first shows your spouse and the ...
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    What Is the Difference Between Contested and Uncontested Divorce?

    Whether you have just started considering divorce or you have already decided to pursue this option, one of the questions you will likely face is “what type of divorce is right for my situation?” In New Hampshire, you have the option of filing a ...
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    The Role of Parenting Time in Determining Child Support

    Child custody (or parenting time ) and child support are two separate aspects of family law, but one can have a substantial impact on the other. One of the most common questions we get here at Pollack Law Group goes something like this: If I have the ...
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    The Benefits of Temporary Court Orders

    Petitioning for a temporary court order can protect your financial and parental rights while divorce is pending. Pollack Law Group, P.C. can help. Once the divorce process has begun, it will still be several months before the courts signs off on any ...
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    What Can I Do If My Spouse Isn't Complying With Court-Ordered Alimony?

    If your spouse is missing alimony payments, you don’t have to put up with it. Learn about enforcing court-ordered spousal support from the attorneys at Pollack Law Group, P.C. Your divorce case has finally come to a close and, either by negotiation ...
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    How Do Judges Decide Child Custody in Massachusetts?

    Are you facing a contested child custody case in Massachusetts? Learn what factors the judges consider when deciding which parent gets legal and physical custody of the children. Family Court judges in New Hampshire have a lot of discretion in ...

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