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Asset dissipation in divorce: the need to respond is obvious

Although it certainly doesn't denote commonplace behavior in most divorces, the actions of a spouse marked by a clear bad-faith impulse to materially hurt a partner financially are far from being aberrational in select marital dissolutions in Massachusetts and nationally.

What Happens When Multiple Homes Must be Divided

While many couples will try to resolve a divorce proceeding, amicably, this doesn't mean that the process isn't complicated. When it comes to couples with significant financial resources, it can be challenging to equally divide the assets. There are bank accounts, potential business interests, multiple cars, and possibly multiple houses.

Do men and women think differently about post-divorce finances?

In considering the above-posed headline for today's blog post, it is easy to see how a slippery slope can quickly emerge when queries focused on just about any subject matter -- and certainly on money -- inject a gender-based element.

Wrongfully convicted, he won settlement: separate or marital asset?

Although it is certainly not a divorce-related story with a fact pattern readily reminiscent of other dissolution narratives, it is replete with information that an audience in Massachusetts or elsewhere might reasonably regard as being instructive.

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