Claudette-Jean Girard, Attorney at Law
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Family Law Attorney

I provide experienced legal guidance in family law, divorce and special education law. I represent parents and families throughout western Massachusetts.

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June 2013 Archives

Bring up divorce can be difficult for Massachusetts spouses

Divorce can often be a difficult subject to broach. When it seems that the decision to divorce is one-sided, bringing up that potentially hurtful conversation can seem almost impossible. It is important for Massachusetts residents to know that gaining information on divorce can greatly help in starting that needed conversation. Understanding that it can be a difficult topic and learning how to raise the subject can help a person wanting a divorce to move forward.

Social media could spell divorce for Massachusetts couples

With so much technology being used in Massachusetts and around the world, privacy can become an issue. Almost anyone could find information about someone else by using a search engine or social media site. Many people are almost too willing to put personal information on social media sites, and in some cases, they do not think of the potential consequences. When too much information -- or in some cases, too little -- is revealed, relationships can be affected. Recently, social media has been cited as some couples' reason for divorce.

Child custody: Helping Massachusetts children adjust to changes

When it comes to the decisions of child custody, young children affected by the situation often have no say in the matter. The best interests of the children are the most important aspects of deciding child custody, and these decisions may mean children being separated from one or both parents and possibly moved to a new location altogether. A significant change such as relocation can have a considerable impact on the mental well-being of a child. It is important to make sure children, including those in Massachusetts, are made more comfortable with life-altering decisions.

Divorce could have negative effects on Massachusetts children

Childhood should be an enjoyable time in everyone's lives to be looked back upon fondly. Going to school, making friends, and taking family trips should be memories that make people glad their childhoods were so pleasant. Unfortunately, not everyone has a slate of wonderful memories, and being caught in the middle of their parents' divorce can be very hard on children, including those in Massachusetts.

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