Back in 2010, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actress Jane Lynch was at the height of her fame. She was also in love, and in June of that year she and her girlfriend, a clinical psychologist, were married here in Massachusetts. The couple then registered as domestic partners in California, their main state of residence. To many of her fans’ dismay, however, Lynch announced earlier this summer that she has filed for divorce in California.
If you've been through a divorce in Boston before, or know someone who has, you know how long and expensive the process can be. While divorce may not exactly be a picnic, innovative attorneys, lawmakers and even clients have found ways to save money and facilitate the process for everyone involved.
Divorce is a major decision with important emotional, financial and parenting aspects. Even if you're sure divorce is the right decision, you may worry that the process of getting one will be so expensive and acrimonious that it's almost worse than the status quo.