Category: Information

Changing Your Child’s Last Name? Here’s What To Consider.

July 6, 2021

Changing your own last name is typically a simple request, but petitioning to change the last name of your child is an entirely different and sometimes more arduous process. There is a lot to consider […]

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First Impressions: Four Benefits You Can Rely on from Ryan Faenza Carey

May 2, 2021

Are you or your spouse considering divorce? Ryan Faenza Carey can help. We understand that divorce and family law matters are emotional and frightening for most people. What do I do? What is going to […]

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Seeking legal representation but concerned about the cost?

April 29, 2020

You may have heard of Limited Assistance Representation (also referred to as LAR). LAR is a cost effective method to provide you with limited representation on your case.  LAR is the method by which a […]

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Getting to YES: What is private conciliation?

April 11, 2020

In private conciliation, parties (with or without counsel) meet with a conciliator who helps to resolve their case.  A conciliator is a third party who facilitates a conversation towards resolution, but also provides input as […]

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How to hire a divorce lawyer: A handy checklist

February 2, 2020

Finding a lawyer you trust to represent your best interests in court can be daunting. Feeling overwhelmed? Try this handy checklist as you speak with attorneys to ensure you hire the legal counsel that’s right […]

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Information is critical in exploring divorce

Thinking divorce? Here’s the FIRST thing you should do

August 25, 2019

Contact an attorney to find out your rights and obligations and how to protect yourself. If divorce may be in your future, you need to educate yourself about what to do—and what not to do—to […]

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Those annoying messages may not be enough to warrant a Harassment Prevention Order

June 16, 2019

Substantial harassment from an ex may not be enough to warrant you a restraining order, according to a recently published appeals court opinion: In this particular case, a female made numerous requests for her ex […]

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This tip could save you money: The benefits of receiving your spouse’s social security

April 16, 2019

Over the years, I have helped many of my clients, friends and acquaintances receive social security benefits from a divorced spouse they had no idea they were entitled to (this applies to a present spouse […]

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Addressing the elephant in the room: Prenups

March 9, 2019

What is a prenuptial agreement? In Massachusetts, you are free to contract with your fiancé about what your marital rights are in the event of death or divorce.   Effectively this means prior to marriage you […]

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Child support questions

Finding a fit: Questions to ask your divorce attorney

February 17, 2019

When you’re interviewing with a divorce attorney, you should make sure that all your questions are answered to your satisfaction.  Write down your questions ahead of time so that you don’t forget them when you […]

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