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Debt is a central issue in Massachusetts divorce proceedings

Although debt is becoming less of an issue each year as individuals reduce their financial obligations, it still remains a significant problem for many couples. According to an article by The Augusta Chronicle, the division of debt has become a larger hurdle than the division of assets in many divorce proceedings in Massachusetts and elsewhere.

Insuring into the future after a Massachusetts divorce

In today's society, there appears to be insurance coverage for almost every significant asset. From health insurance to auto insurance to everything in between, individuals are willing to spend a substantial amount of money for the peace of mind that comes along with adequate coverage under an insurance policy. However, certain types of insurance can get placed on the back burner when a Massachusetts divorce is pending, leaving many people exposed to financial harm if they are unable to address many of the insurance issues during the divorce negotiation process.

Insuring into the future after a Massachusetts divorce

In today's society, there appears to be insurance coverage for almost every significant asset. From health insurance to auto insurance to everything in between, individuals are willing to spend a substantial amount of money for the peace of mind that comes along with adequate coverage under an insurance policy. However, certain types of insurance can get placed on the back burner when a Massachusetts divorce is pending, leaving many people exposed to financial harm if they are unable to address many of the insurance issues during the divorce negotiation process.

How a Massachusetts parent can minimize the effects of a divorce

Divorce can be hard enough on an individual who does not have children. However, a divorce for a Massachusetts parent can be difficult for both the parent and the child. The stress associated with a divorce sometimes carries over to how the parent cares for the child, which has the potential for causing long-lasting negative effects.

Mother set to appeal award of child custody to singer Usher

Although a ruling against a party in a child custody case in a state court may be a substantial blow to an individual's chances at gaining custody, there may still be other options available to them. Massachusetts readers may have followed the recent child custody battle between music star Usher and his ex-wife. Now that a judge has awarded custody to Usher, the mother has indicated she intends to appeal what she sees as a baffling decision.

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