Each Court sets its own time frames for how long it should take to complete each kind of case. Time standards in Massachusetts state that a divorce complaint should be concluded within 14 months, and a complaint for modification of a divorce should be concluded within eight months.* However, due to the large volume of cases being processed in the courts, it often takes longer than that.Continue Reading
The primary factors that drive the cost of divorce are attorney fees and the complexity of the issues involved (e.g. division of assets, child custody, support). The more issues and the more complex they are, the more time an attorney spends on the case.Continue Reading
If you’ve found your way to this page, you probably have questions about dispute resolution and whether it might be an option for your situation. Here are the top five things most people wonder about when it comes to alternative dispute resolution services:
What exactly is ADR?
ADR stands for alternative dispute resolution, an umbrella term used to describe several different methods of settling a legal matter without a court trial. All of them involve a neutral third party who oversees the resolution process.Continue Reading