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Survey Suggests Americans Value Religious Freedoms Over Same-Sex Marriage Rights

Part of the ongoing controversy surrounding the United States Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide stems from religious freedoms. Many people opposed of the ruling ...
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Legal Grounds For Annulment

Massachusetts is a "no-fault divorce" state, meaning that any couple can get a divorce without needing to prove infidelity or some other serious offense on the part of the other party. ...
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You Have The Right To Be Safe: Domestic Violence Law in MA

Domestic violence isn't just physical abuse — hitting, kicking, punching, and so on. Domestic abuse can also be emotional, psychological, sexual, or verbal. While some types of violence may ...
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Top 5 Reasons People Get Divorced

Why do two people who were once in love and committed to one another decide to dissolve their marriage? If you think that the main reason is marital infidelity, you may be surprised to know that this ...
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How Do New Massachusetts Laws Affect Child Support?

New laws in Massachusetts regarding child support are making the system considerably more complicated for parents. These laws became effective last year on August 1, 2013. Before these new laws, the ...
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Helping Your Kids Through Your Divorce

If you and your spouse have decided to get a divorce, one of the hardest aspects of that decision may still lie ahead of you: telling your kids about it. Children often have a hard time understanding ...
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Understanding Divorce Mediation

Is mediation a good option for you? For many divorcing couples, alternative dispute methods such as mediation and arbitration allow them to resolve the issues and terms of their marriage dissolution ...
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Resources for Grandparents

Are you a grandparent looking to obtain custody or visitation rights regarding your grandchildren? At KRP Law Office, LLC, my team understands exactly how you feel and we recognize how important ...
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Mediation: Is It Right For Me?

Many couples decide to opt for mediation instead of traditional family court. Is mediation right for you? You may be wondering if it is a good option and how it could benefit you. If you and your ...
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Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Deemed Unconstitutional

In the recent months, there have been major changes concerning the legal rights that are given to same-sex spouses. On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a section of the Defense of ...
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Newfound Challenges with Same-Sex Divorce

For years homosexual couples vigorously fought to have their relationships recognized by law so that they could receive the same benefits that other married heterosexual couples receive. As of May ...
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About the Alimony Reform Act of 2011

On September 26th of 2011, the Alimony Reform Act of 2011 was signed into law (Chapter 124 of the Acts of 2011 or M.G. L. c. 205, §§ 48-55). With this new legislation, the Commonwealth's ...
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Advantages of Hiring an Attorney vs. Handling Divorce Alone

Marriage can be a wonderful institution when two people share the same values and views about life and living; however, living with someone with whom you've grown apart, or worse with someone with ...
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Welcome To Our New Family Law Blog

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new family law blog with an RSS feed available here.
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