Author: Attorney Mike Suarez

In Massachusetts, child custody rulings are based on the best interests of the child. The court will always place a higher priority on what they deem is best for the child, rather than what the parents at odds may prefer. There are many different options and it is up to the courts to determine what is best […]

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Domestic abuse is a serious problem. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, nearly 1 in 3 Massachusetts women has experienced sexual or physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner. In the U.S. 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have been victims of severe physical violence by an intimate partner […]

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When terminating a marriage in Massachusetts, there are many important issues to be sorted out by the divorcing spouses. Everything from child custody to marital assets and property needs to be agreed upon. If the two parties can’t come to an agreement on one or more of these key issues, it is called a contested divorce. Finding Common Ground […]

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Sharing a married life with someone will most likely lead to making many financial decisions together. If you find yourself going through a divorce, you may focus on dividing up the combined assets, but you also need to sort out the debt. You can’t assume that your divorce will split loans up the way you expected, so you need to take […]

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