How The New Same Sex Marriage Laws Affect Massachusetts

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United Status struck down The Defense of Marriage Act of 1996, also known as “DOMA”. Chiefly, DOMA barred same-sex couples whose marriages are recognized in their home state from receiving Federal Benefits. These federal benefits would otherwise be available to heterosexual couples. This recent decision […]

Same Sex Divorce Laws in Massachusetts

      Same Sex Couples Face Special Challenges When Divorcing in Massachusetts While it may seem more and more states are legalizing same sex marriage each year; the actual process and legalities associated with same sex marriage are still in their infancy. As the legal issues surrounding same sex marriage have been brought to […]

What is The Latest Bankruptcy Rate and Statistics in Massachusetts 2013?

  Bankruptcy Rate Decline In Massachusetts For 2nd Quarter 2013 As a testament to the continued improvement of the U.S. economy, the bankruptcy rate in Massachusetts for the 2nd quarter of 2013 declined once again. This trend of fewer individuals and businesses declaring bankruptcy has been encouraging across the board. In Massachusetts in 2012, there […]