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Birdnesting in Divorce in Massachusetts

By Koiles Pratt Divorce and Family Law | December 28, 2021

Parents who want to minimize the stress and disruption for their children during divorce in Massachusetts often consider adopting a strategy known as birdnesting. In this technique, the divorcing couple maintains the family home for the children and they alternate taking turns residing in the home and living elsewhere. Is…

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Is Massachusetts a Mother State?

By Koiles Pratt Divorce and Family Law | June 25, 2021

It’s a common assumption that mothers usually get custody of the children when parents split. But this isn’t always the case in Massachusetts, where both mothers and fathers have equal rights in child custody cases. While it can be somewhat challenging for fathers to gain custody in certain situations, working…

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