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September 2013 Archives

An easier divorce in Massachusetts -- the collaborative approach

Divorces are often portrayed as contentious, ongoing and bitter. In many cases, this is an accurate portrayal. However, they don't necessarily have to be this way. For example, Massachusetts couples who opt to go through a collaborative divorce process find the issues are settled much more easily and quickly. This option has become increasingly popular and utilized over the last few years.

CEO's sale of stocks attributed to divorce settlement

Deciding to divorce a partner that was once thought to be a lifelong companion is never an easy decision. Even the most amicable of divorces are likely filled with emotions. However, the decision to divorce is often more difficult when doing so affects not only the couple personally, but also, potentially, the future of a multimillion dollar company. Stockholders in Massachusetts and across the company were stunned by the news that the CEO of Best Buy recently sold a large portion of his stocks, making them question the stability of the company.

Court rules on support, visitation in child custody agreement

While the world has become much more accepting of same-sex couples, with many states including Massachusetts -- now allowing couples to legally marry, there are still many issues that have to be ironed out as a result. The split of one same-sex couple has left a judge to decide on child support and visitation as part of a child custody agreement. However, the issues brought up in this case could affect all -- not just same-sex -- couples.

Google co-founder files for divorce after 6 years of marriage

Many people envy the lives of the wealthy. The seemingly non-stop stream of cash and the glamorous lifestyle is something to which many people aspire. However, the wealthy have just as many problems as the middle and lower classes and are affected by some of the same problems. People across the nation, including in Massachusetts, were shocked to hear the news of the impending divorce of Google co-founder Sergey Brin and his wife of six years, Anne Wojcicki.

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