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15 Interview Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer

Posted on February 5th, 2017

Top 15 initial consultation questions to ask a Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Here are the top fifteen questions to ask a divorce attorney when you are interviewing.  As we explained in our article about how to find a divorce attorney, you should always interview several divorce lawyers before choosing one.  Once you locate several Massachusetts divorce lawyers to interview, bring some questions with… READ MORE

Six Tips for Finding the Right Divorce Lawyer

Posted on February 4th, 2017

Selecting the right divorce law firm may be one of the most important decisions you will make in your life, if you have the unfortunate circumstance of going through a divorce.  This guide is intended to provide in-depth instructions for locating, interviewing, and ultimately hiring the right divorce lawyer for your case.  There are thousands of lawyers in Massachusetts that practice… READ MORE

Who gets the house in a divorce in Massachusetts

Posted on April 12th, 2016

The topic of which party will receive the house is often a heated issue in divorce cases within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Many separating spouses tell the other spouse, “You’ll never get this house!” or “The Court will give me the house in the divorce and you’ll get nothing!” If you’ve said this to your spouse or heard this from… READ MORE

Massachusetts Property Division v. Alimony Case Example

Posted on March 21st, 2016

Which is better, alimony or property? Question: I am negotiating my divorce settlement in Massachusetts and have the option of receiving alimony for a fixed period of time (e.g. five years) at a fixed amount (e.g. $5,000 per month) or to receive a certain amount of cash in our division of property (e.g. $250,000).  Which option should I choose? This… READ MORE

Boston Companies Share Perspective On What Makes Boston Great

Posted on April 16th, 2015

Since its founding, Boston has been a pivotal city for almost all things American, ranging from economics to overall culture. With a bevy of prestigious universities, innovative tech companies, and medical facilities, it’s no secret that Boston is an attractive place for many businesses to thrive. But what makes Boston such a hotbed for ideas and industry? After picking up… READ MORE

W&F Massachusetts Office Announces Facebook Page

Posted on August 5th, 2014

Massachusetts Divorce Attorneys and Social Media Wilkinson & Finkbeiner, LLP created a new Facebook page.  Click here to check it out. W&F also recently established a relationship with the New Bedford Chamber of Commerce:

What is the Difference Between a Fault and No-Fault Divorce in Massachusetts?

Posted on August 1st, 2014

Many family law parties wonder what the difference is between a fault divorce and no-fault divorce.  This article helps clear up the mystery. Divorce Lawyers in Bristol County and Plymouth County, Massachusetts Divorce in Massachusetts is classified as either “contested” or “uncontested”.  An uncontested divorce occurs when the parties file a joint petition along with an agreement to resolve their… READ MORE

Commonly Used Forms in Family Law Cases in Massachusetts

Posted on July 15th, 2014

List of Commonly Used Family Law Forms in Commonwealth of Massachusetts Provided by Divorce Attorneys in Massachusetts ( Below are some of the commonly used forms in family law (divorce, paternity, support, etc.) in Massachusetts.  These forms are a relatively small sample of the many forms required to complete a divorce, custody, support, domestic abuse or other family law matter.… READ MORE

Domestic Abuse Case Requires Prompt Evidentiary Hearings

Posted on June 16th, 2014

Domestic Abuse Lawyers – Bristol County, MA Divorce and Custody Attorneys In the recent case of Singh v. Capuano (Docket SJC-11491/SJC-11565, June 11, 2014), the appeals court heard an appeal relating to a domestic abuse filing by a woman against her boyfriend and father of her child.  She also filed a criminal report against Capuano.  At an ex parte hearing… READ MORE

Wilkinson & Finkbeiner Featured in Southcoast Business Bulletin

Posted on April 13th, 2014

Wilkinson & Finkbeiner was recently featured in the Southcoast Business Bulletin.  The article describes W&F’s new downtown New Bedford, MA office, which is conveniently located to nearby Mattapoisett, Fairhaven, Westport and Dartmouth.