Jul
26

Our House

Our house is a very, very, very fine house with two cats in the yard, Life used to be so hard, Now everything is easy …… (Crosby, Stills and Nash) Recently, I overheard a conversation between a father and son. The son was think of buying a house, and they spent the entire conversation only… Continue reading »

Jun
02

Massachusetts Legislators: Shame on YOU

Full Disclosure: As of this article going to print, the jury, officially, the members of the Massachusetts House and Senate are still out. On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, the Joint Committee on Public Health held a hearing on equal access to birth records for all persons born in this state who happen to have been… Continue reading »

Apr
19

Just a little change…

One of the ways I give back to the Probate and Family Courts is by volunteering as “Lawyer of the Day” in the courts where I frequently practice. There are many reasons why I do this. As always, it is because I appreciate how hard the staff works assisting attorneys and litigants in a resources… Continue reading »

Apr
10

What is Implicit Bias and Why is it Important?

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court implemented a rule requiring newly admitted lawyers to complete the “Practicing with Professionalism” course, which I did a few weeks ago. This eight hour course touches on several topics, but one topic I found particularly useful was that of multicultural competency in lawyering. We began this segment of the course… Continue reading »

Feb
28

“The times they are a-changing”

Ever since Donald Trump was elected President, I noticed an increase in activism. A day has not gone by in which I am not engaged in conversation about a Trump Policy. I realize that I was not concerned about the position I took or the position of the person I was talking with, but rather… Continue reading »

Dec
05

LAW STUDENT TO LAWYER

Three years of law school is now a concluded chapter. Now I am a recent graduate and new associate, but the experience of being a new associate has revived the same anxious, excited, and uneasy feelings from the first year of law school. As the newest associate in the office, I am not only new… Continue reading »

Jul
21

Taking Back Your Divorce: Crafting a Parenting Plan That Works for Your Family

Divorce can be a difficult time filled with many transitions and uncertainties. The anxiousness which naturally accompanies this process can be exacerbated when children are involved. The big question often is: how are my spouse and I going to share time with our children when we are no longer living in the same house? How… Continue reading »

Apr
28

What’s A Grandparent To Do?

If it seems as though Grandparent Issues have been on my mind as of late, it is true. Becoming a grandparent myself was like looking into a kaleidoscope: with just an ever-so-slight twist, the landscape is different and perhaps more complicated. One would think that on becoming a grandparent, all of the fun and indulging… Continue reading »

Oct
02

Gestational Carriers: The Wild Frontier

I recently represented a married couple who wanted to adopt a child soon to be born to a gestational carrier, and who stepped in when the relationship between the carrier and the intended parents of the child drastically went wrong. The gestational carrier had been implanted with an egg fertilized with the intended father’s sperm,… Continue reading »

Apr
09

Payor’s Obligation

The economic climate has made it extremely difficult for payors to meet alimony obligations. Karen Greenberg was successful in substantially reducing a payor’s obligation, a highly skilled professional, who had lost his job and continued to diligently search for new employment.

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