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January 24, 2019 Allan Baron

North Andover divorce- What happens to my retirement?


If you are about to or in the middle of a North Andover Massachusetts divorce how does retirement fit into the settlement.
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November 16, 2018 Allan and Amy Beth Baron

Massachusetts Divorce: Are you getting your fair share?

Divorce Mediation, Divorce Financial

Don't wait until your case is over to wonder whether your received a fair financial settlement.

A Massachusetts Divorce Financial Analyst services may be a stand alone process or one chosen as part of or in addition to a Divorce Mediation if the mediator is qualified. A Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, (CDFA) ™ is an individual certified by the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts™.

The Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA™) is trained to address the financial questions and concerns of your case including but not limited to divisions of assets, debts, pensions, real estate, personal property, child support, child tax exemptions, social security, alimony, tax deductions, insurance, and college costs.

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October 01, 2018 Allan and Amy Beth Baron

Divorce- no kids, both work = Divorce Mediation

Divorce Mediation

Is your marriage ending?

No children or grown children?

Do you both work and are able to meet your expenses after divorce?

Do you have normal assets and liabilities?

Do you want to get divorced as easily and civilized as possible?


Then Consider divorce mediation.


Divorce mediation is a way (as opposed to litigation) to go through the issues of divorce including assets and liabilities accumulated during the marriage and how the two of you will meet your expenses after the marriage is over.  The divorce mediation process enables the parties seeking the divorce to use a neutral third party while still being able to speak to outside attorneys if they choose.  

By choosing divorce mediation as your process to divorce, you will be greatly reducing costs to the both of you and saving considerable time and stress.

Here are some considerations for you to think about:  

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July 02, 2018 Allan Baron
July 02, 2018 Allan Baron
June 28, 2018 Allan and Amy Beth Baron

Adding a mediator-nurse-attorney to the Housing and Legal discussion of Aging Relatives in Massachusetts

Elder Law

If you are an adult child of an Aging Parent or a Parent who is being urged by an adult child to transition out of the home, and you are not able to have a fair and calm conversation, consider mediation as a way to discuss the issue, generate and evaluate options and make well thought out decisions with an attorney/mediator/nurse. 
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June 28, 2018 Allan and Amy Beth Baron

Guardianship Mediation in Massachusetts

If you are a guardian or part of a guardianship proceeding, consider mediation as a way to resolve disputes and come to agreements before entering the litigation system in the Probate Court.
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June 26, 2018 Allan and Amy Beth Baron

Boomers and Alimony- Will I be paying alimony as part of my Divorce | Baron Law & Mediation, LLP

Divorce Mediation

With Divorce rates for Boomers (those born between the years of 1946 and 1964) on a steady increase, there is a need for unique issues, priorities and choices to be included within your divorce agreement.The wording of the agreement is likely to have significant consequences not only for you but for “extended family” and life long friends. Will alimony be part of the agreement?

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Child Support Modifications: Mediation or Litigation Options in MA

Divorce Mediation, Divorce Litigation, modification, child support

Thoughts of a change of child support orders usually arises when the current support order for food, shelter and clothing is not meeting the needs of the children. This could also occur when the payor believes the amount paid is in excess of the real costs or guidelines calculation, or there has been a change in income that prevents the payor from paying at the same level. 

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March 29, 2018 Allan and Amy Beth Baron

Divorce Mediation or Litigation: On The Fence?

Divorce Mediation, divofrce representation

So it looks like you are going to get divorced. Fear, anxiety, uncertainty is normal. Choosing between divorce mediation and traditional litigation happens to everyone who seeks out legal separation. 

Divorce Mediation:

  • Performed by a professional mediator who:
    • Works with you as a couple helping you address all the topics necessary to be contained in a divorce agreement when going through a divorce
    • Face, minimize and control feelings of fear, anxiety and uncertainty for everyone involved
    • Works to a fair resolution with help as necessary from professionals
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