New Year – Fresh Start

New Year – Fresh Start: The New Year Gives You Time to Evaluate Your Priorities

I wanted to take some time out from all the holiday cheer and address a serious situation that I find many of our clients and soon-to-be clients are in this time of year.  Now that 2016 is coming to a close, now is a great opportunity to reflect upon the last 365 days.  […]

Neutral Case Evaluation: A New Approach to Settling Cases

Neutral Case Evaluation: A New Approach to Settling Cases

Neutral Case Evaluation Since 2011 the Circuit Court has lost approximately 20 judges, mostly due to retirement.  Unfortunately, the Court system has not been able to fill a large portion of those empty seats leaving the Circuit Court with approximately 47 […]

NH Changes Modification of Parental Rights and Responsibilities

NH makes changes to its law on modification of parental rights and responsibilities

On May 31, 2016, Governor Hassan signed HB1280 into law.  This bill expands the reasons and criteria for making a modification of parental rights and responsibilities to a parenting plan within our family court system.

 The Bill:

House Bill (HB) 1280 add three new categories to New […]

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How to Tell Your Kids You are Getting a Divorce

Getting divorced can be difficult, and especially when you and your soon-to-be ex have children together.  One of the greatest struggles that divorcing parents face is how they are going to tell their kids, which is why we have put together a few articles to help parents navigate through this process.  Here’s our resources on how to tell your kids you are getting a divorce:

9 Things […]

New Law on Parenting Rights

New Law on Parenting Rights: New Hampshire makes changes to modification of Parental Rights and Responsibilities

On May 31, 2016, Governor Hassan signed HB1280 into law.  This bill expands the reasons and criteria for modifying a Parenting Plan within our Family Court system.

 The Bill:

House Bill (HB) 1280 add three new categories to New Hampshire RSA 461—A:11 (I).  The first […]

How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

If you find yourself in a situation where you and your spouse are in need of a divorce, you might be wondering, “How much will this divorce cost?”  The answer to this almost-standard question is:  it depends.  Like many other aspects of legal issues, the circumstances and conduct of the parties play a significant role in determining the extent to which attorneys and […]

Introducing Your Kids to a Significant Other

Introducing your Kids to a Significant Other:

When Should You Plan on Introducing Your Kids to a Significant Other After a Break-up, Separation, or Divorce?

Introducing your kids to a significant other can be a tricky situation.  When to do so, unfortunately, is not always so clear, but rather it requires the consideration of a number of factors.

The most important […]

The Difference Between Collaborative Law and Mediation

I often get asked, “What is the difference between Collaborative Law and Mediation?” in an initial consultation with a potential client.  It’s a great question and I love talking about the benefits of each process.  At the end of the day, not many people want to go to Court but maybe they do not know about the other amazing options out there.

What is Collaborative Law?

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Making the Holidays Easier for Kids During Divorce

Making the Holidays Easier for Kids During Divorce 

Going through a divorce or separation during the holidays can be a very challenging time, especially if there are children involved.  There are many new challenges for all members of the family, and on top of that there are the holidays.  We understand how stressful the holidays can be, which is why we came up with some helpful tips and ideas […]

How to Save Money on Divorce: Part Two

How to Save Money on Divorce: Part Two

Going through a divorce can be tough, and can be costly.  You can help control the cost of your divorce with the following tips:

 When should I file for Divorce?

That depends on each case.  If you and your spouse are getting along, you should try and settle your case out of Court.  If you come to an […]