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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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March 15, 2018 Allan and Amy Beth Baron

Five Reasons You Should Consider Divorce Mediation for a Short-Term Marriage

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Divorcing and Have No Children?  

Short term marriages are generally considered to be about 5 years or less.  


Generally speaking, in short term marriage divorce cases, the goal is to put the parties back into the positions, financially speaking, of where they were when they entered the marriage.  Unlike medium or long term marriages where there may be a lot of unwinding of assets and/or debt accumulation. This, typically, is not the case with short term marriages. This can be a lot simpler. Here's why divorce mediation for a no-children short-term marriage in Massachusetts may be your best option. 

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February 28, 2018 Allan and Amy Beth Baron

Don't False Start Your Divorce: Consider Mediation

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False Starts are Costly- Both Emotionally and Financially

If you are considering divorce, and haven't checked out divorce mediation, it is not too late.

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February 27, 2018 Allan and Amy Beth Baron

Massachusetts Divorce Breaking News: Alimony Eliminated As Tax Deduction in 2019

Divorce Mediation, Divorce Financial

Breaking News: New Tax law eliminates alimony as a deduction beginning 2019 unless grandfathered in!

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

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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January 30, 2018 Allan and Amy Beth Baron

DIY & Divorce Mediation Means Divorce Done Right 

Divorce Mediation

Q: What do you call a "do it yourself" divorce with help from a skilled legal and mediation professional?

A: Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation is a process that combines the know-how of a divorce mediator and the do-it-yourself efforts of the client (spouses) to produce a fair and complete divorce agreement & action plan with all the court-required documents to file for an uncontested divorce in the probate court for court approval for your divorce.

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November 01, 2017 Allan and Amy Beth Baron

Divorce Mediation When You Want to Get It Done Quickly | Baron Law & Mediation, LLP

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October 11, 2017 Allan and Amy Beth Baron

Divorce - Short Term Marriage: 5 Benefits of Using a Divorce Mediator | Baron Law & Mediation, LLP

Divorce Mediation

Relationship Reset                                           

For those who have a short term marriage- up to 5 years or so what are the benefits of using the assistance of a divorce mediator as opposed to going it alone... 

A mediator who is also an attorney is licensed to prepare your divorce paperwork required by the Court.

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September 21, 2017 Allan and Amy Beth Baron

Boomers- Your Divorce Agreement Should Reflect Your Unique Issues | 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 in 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.

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September 07, 2017 Allan and Amy Beth Baron