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Should I worry about identity theft after divorce?

Various concerns may arise after ending a marriage, whether they involve childcare responsibilities or marital property. Having said that, those which are financial in nature can be especially difficult, from spousal support responsibilities to child support. Furthermore, some people may fall victim to identity theft at the hands of their former spouse, who may have access to accounts or key details about a person’s identity. If you are concerned about your former spouse stealing your identity, whether you have already divorced or are in the early phases of the process, it is vital to protect yourself.

Unique divorce challenges facing military families

Family law cases can be complex for an assortment of reasons, but they can be even more complicated for certain people. For example, those who are in the military or have a spouse who is serving may face additional challenges as they try to navigate through the divorce process. Our law firm is sensitive to these difficulties and we understand the stress you may be trying to work through if you are in this position yourself.

Divorce, retirement, and other life changes

There are a myriad of ways that life can change, from the birth of a child to the loss of a loved one. However, if you decide to file for a divorce or retire, your daily life could be completely upended. Our firm knows how difficult various issues concerning divorce can be, especially for those who are already facing stress and uncertainty due to retirement. As a result, you should take a careful look at any family law matters that are relevant to you, from property division and child custody to alimony and child support. If you have a solid understanding of the divorce issues that will arise, you may be in a better position to secure an end result that is more favorable.

Social media problems and divorce

In recent years, social media usage has skyrocketed. Now, many people are connected to friends, family members, and even strangers online and it has become very easy to share information. Unfortunately, some people choose to share information that can harm others, including themselves. If you are in the middle of a divorce, it is a good idea to be aware of the different ways that social media could influence the outcome of your case. We know all too well how social media behavior can affect families and believe that those working through family law matters should be careful with regard to what they share on the internet.

Divorce and your child's college education

There are many facets of divorce to consider, especially if you have children. From child support to custody, it is vital to prepare for the different ways that ending your marriage could change your child's life. In fact, even if you have an older child who is already in college or preparing for college, your decision to divorce could affect them in different ways. As a parent, it is important to be prepared to help your child and understand your responsibilities.

Handling a serious illness during divorce

There are many different factors that can make family law matters and the divorce process more complicated, some of which have been discussed on this blog. For example, with children returning to school and questions that arise during the holidays, certain times of year can present additional divorce-related concerns for people in Boston and across Massachusetts. Unfortunately, if you are suffering from a serious illness, you may find that the divorce process seems even more challenging. However, it is essential to do what you can to prevent your illness from creating additional challenges due to negative outcomes in the courtroom.

Understanding the importance of communication during divorce

When it comes to the end of a marriage, many different challenges can rear their heads. For example, a couple may find themselves involved in a contentious standoff or people may worry that they will lose property they care about or their ability to visit their children. However, our law firm knows that there are certain ways that people going through a divorce may be able to make things easier, in certain instances. For example, some families in Boston could find value in communicating with each other, especially if children are involved.

Reviewing challenges that interfere with spousal support

During and after the divorce process, there are various challenges that can make life difficult, such as disagreements related to custody or the way that marital property is split up. However, spousal support can be challenging as well, especially if you run into financial hardships later on. Our law firm can understand the stress that you may be going through if you are not able to make your spousal support payments on time and the multitude of reasons why this problem can arise.

Tips for smart social media use amid divorce

If you are going through a Massachusetts divorce, you might be tempted to try your luck at online dating, or to meet people through other means and then share your adventures, and possibly, images, online. Until that divorce is finalized, however, you may be remiss to do so, as the things you do online can come back to haunt you in the courtroom. At Kajko, Weisman & Colasanti, LLP, we have a firm understanding of the ways your online actions can affect your divorce, and we have helped many clients navigate these and other complexities relating to their separations.

Back-to-school time and ending your marriage

For parents, the time of year when their children return to school can be challenging for different reasons. If you have a child who is getting ready for school start back up, you may be dealing with some of these hurdles yourself, such as buying school supplies, buying clothes, and trying to talk with your child about how their daily life will change. At Kajko, Weisman & Colasanti, our Massachusetts law firm also understands the ways that divorce can be particularly difficult for parents during this time of year.

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