As we prominently note on our family law website at the Wellesley Law Offices of Lisa A. Ruggieri, P.C., and have further reinforced in a number of past blog posts, there cannot logically be a so-called "boilerplate" process for every divorce.
If you are divorcing and valuable assets are part of your divorce, you already understand how complicated the issues can be. These assets affect child support, with the amount of payments determined in part by the income of both parents. Adding to the issue is the standard of living your children have enjoyed throughout their lives. It is probably fair to say that they deserve to continue enjoying their current standard of living.
You home may be one of your largest assets, and during a divorce, dividing that asset can get tricky. Fortunately, there are a few different options.
Read the fine print. Don't be caught unaware. Do your homework. Come prepared.
Financial distress is one of the scariest parts of divorce for many people who are facing the end of a marriage. As assets are examined and evaluated during divorce proceedings, the issue of alimony commonly comes to the forefront of the discussions.
As much as many divorcing couples in Massachusetts and elsewhere try to reduce uncertainty in the dissolution process and alleviate risks associated with the unknown in post-divorce life, complete success in that regard is seldom attainable.