The Probate and Family Law Blog

A peak inside Janie's probate and family lawyer brain.

Dividing a state pension in your Massachusetts divorce? Ask these questions, or leave thousands on the table. . .

Asset division is part of every divorce matter, and one of the most valuable assets may be a...

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Modifying a Judgment in a Massachusetts Probate and Family Court

A Judgment is the legal document that is issued at the conclusion of every case, and it must be...

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What happens at Pretrial Conferences (also called "Settlement" or "Status" Conferences) in Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts?

Most of the time, when you go to court as part of your divorce, custody or support matter, you...

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How to prepare a Financial Statement for your Massachusetts divorce, custody or support matter.

The Financial Statement is the document in which you disclose all of your current income,...

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Complaints for Contempt

A Temporary Order, or a Judgment, that the Probate and Family Court issues is a legal...

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The Top 5 Mistakes People Make After Divorce

Some mistakes are just inconvenient or annoying, and others are downright expensive.  I want...

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The Top 5 Mistakes People Make After Divorce - Mistake No. 1

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The Top 5 Mistakes People Make After Divorce - Mistake No. 3

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The Top 5 Mistakes People Make After Divorce - Mistake No. 4

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The Top 5 Mistakes People Make After Divorce - Mistake No. 2

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