Tag: confidential divorce

  • COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE IN THE TIME OF PANDEMIC

    By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, A Founder of North Shore Collaborative Divorce and the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council   Collaborative Divorce gets you divorced quickly, safely and for less. The Collaborative Process uses the unique Team Process where neutral experts, often at hourly fees below attorney fees, help you and your spouse resolve issues preventing a […]

  • Are you waiting for a hearing or trial date? Is your court date way off into the future? Well, it’s time to stop waiting and talk to each of your attorneys about arbitration.

                By Anthony C. Adamopoulos – Divorce Arbitrator, Mediator and Collaborative Attorney There is a faster way to resolve your court motion or trial issue? Arbitration is faster. What is the other way? Think about it. You are waiting for, a third person, a judge, to decide a dispute. Stop […]

  • What does Collaborative Divorce Mean?

    Traditional divorce practice requires each attorney, in all interactions with clients and the opposing lawyer, to always be preparing for a divorce trial and, at the same time, always be attuned to settling the divorce. Collaborative Divorce turns traditional divorce upside down by obligating each attorney and client to have only one goal – the […]

  • WHEN YOU NEED HELP IN DIVORCE MEDIATION

    by Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Divorce Mediator and Collaborative Attorney You, usually, do not need an attorney or Financial Neutral at all mediation sessions when there are three or less issues and no issue of credibility of income or property reporting. But, in two situations you need help. First, you need help when the issues include […]

  • Our Clients Say It Best

    By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Divorce Mediator and Collaborative Divorce Attorney Recently, a couple came to me seeking my help in resolving their divorce. They were in litigation and had been “going at it” for over a year. Fortunately, with their hard work and dedication, we mediated a resolution. They showed their appreciation by writing kind […]

  • What is the Difference Between Imputed Income and Attributed Income?

    By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Divorce Mediator and Collaborative Divorce Attorney Imputed and attributed income are distinguished in the Child Support Guidelines, 2018. Imputed income is income that is not reported on a parent’s Financial Statement but is nevertheless being received by or available to the parent.  One appellate court decision has said: A judge may […]

  • The Holidays are Over and We Need to Get This Divorce Behind Us

    By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Certified Divorce Mediator and Certified Collaborative Divorce Attorney Listen folks, the holidays are over and the two of you are still facing the divorce problem. It is time and it is best, for the two of you and your kids to get this divorce thing behind you. It is hard to […]

  • My Spouse is Hiding income. Is that Imputed Income?

    By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Divorce Mediator and Collaborative Divorce Attorney Yes, it may be. Imputed income is an amount that a judge assigns to your spouse when your spouse’s Financial Statement does not report the assigned income.This comes up when you are able to show the judge at least one of two types of evidence […]

  • How Does a Judge Set Alimony?

    By: Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Divorce Mediator, Collaborative Divorce Attorney and Divorce Arbitrator Alimony is based on: the need of the recipient, the payor’s ability to pay it and a cap on the amount to be paid. To determine need, the judge must consider: marriage length; age and health of the parties; income, employment and employability […]

  • What is a Collaborative Divorce Neutral Facilitator and Why is it Cost Effective to Use One?

    By Anthony C. Adamopoulos-Divorce Mediator, Collaborative Divorce Attorney, & Divorce Arbitrator Are you facing divorce and feeling sad, angry, or scared? Do you stay up at night thinking “This can’t be happening” or “How am I going to manage this?” If you use Collaborative Divorce, you will not be alone because a Collaborative Divorce Neutral […]