As seen in the 2022 June/July issue of Forbes & Fortune magazines, Attorney John DiPiano has been featured as a supereminent family law trial attorney in the greater Boston area. For more details about his vast experience and superior knowledge in this practice area, and how he and his firm continue to be strong advocates for clients seeking resolution to cases involving complex asset division and challenging issues regarding minor children, please click on this link to read the feature article.

Attorney DiPiano in Forbes and Fortune – 2022 June and July

Prenuptial Agreements and the Second Time Around

2022-04-29T14:32:24-04:00April 29, 2022|Accurate Financial Disclosure, Disclose, Fair and Reasonable, Income Assets Liabilities, Inequitable, Massachusetts Chapter 208 Section 34, Premarital Assets, Prenuptial Agreement, Prior Marriage, Second Time Around, Wedding|

Frank Sinatra famously crooned the lyrics, “Love is lovelier the second time around.”  Maybe that’s true, but divorce the second ...

Sharks, Sheep, Shepherds, and Wolves

2022-03-22T15:11:36-04:00March 22, 2022|Advisor, Advocate, Anxiety, Counselor, Emotional Reserves, Family Law Attorney, Family Unit, Fear, Financial Resources, Hero, Judicial System, Metaphor, Opposing Counsel, Predators, Representing Clients, Sharks, Sheep, Sheepdog, Shepherd, Stable and Secure, Strategy, Tactics, Vindictive Spouse, Wolf|

I often reflect on my role as a family law attorney and how I, along with my team, fulfill that ...

Certainty in Uncertain Times

2022-01-31T20:47:09-05:00January 31, 2022|Advocacy, Asset Division, Child Custody, Conflicts, Current State of Affairs, DCF Workers, Divorce, Dumpster Fire, Family Law System, Family Transition, Judicial Case Managers, Leve-headed, Level-headed, Mental Health, Mental Health Professionals, Probate and Family Court, Probation Officers, Psychological, Second Line, Security Personnel, Shifting Priorities, Staffing Shortages|

The practice of family law in Massachusetts during these days of the ever-changing process and ever-shifting priorities can accurately be ...

Divorce Mediation and Using the Right Tool for the Job

2021-12-21T11:22:30-05:00December 21, 2021|Child Custody, Child Support, Counselor, Counties, Court Judgment, Divorce, Divorce Medation, Dysfunctional Dyad, Emotional, Experienced Based Observation, Get What You Pay For, Incorporation, Legal Concepts, Legal Significance, Mental Health, Merger, Non-Attorney Mediator, Penny Wise and Pound Foolish, Private Mediator, Probate and Family Court, Psychiatric Issues, Psychological, Right Tool for the Job, Rule 8, Separation Agreement, Settlement Document, Substance Abuse, Survival, Therapist, Therapy|

I hesitated a little to write this blog because I support divorce mediation. I am a trained divorce mediator myself. ...

Mitigating Holiday Stress Through Self-Care When Divorcing

2021-11-20T12:08:04-05:00November 20, 2021|Accountability Partner, Alcohol Abuse, Business Coach, Children, Commercial Airplane, Cortisol, Exercise, Friends, Gyms, Hobbies, Holiday Parenting, Holiday Season, Holiday Stress, Inflight Emergency, Lockdowns, Martial Arts, Mental Health, Mindfulness Meditation, Motions, New Normal, Oxygen Mask, Parent-Child Estrangement, Pattern, Petitions, Resistance Training, Self-Care, Sleep, Stamina, Yoga|

“In the event that there is a sudden loss of cabin pressure, place your mask on before assisting others.” Anyone ...

Changes Afoot for Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Effective October 4, 2021

2021-09-20T19:25:50-04:00September 20, 2021|Advocating Family Law, Alimony, Basic Necessities, Childcare Costs, Combined Income, Complicated, Divorce Proceeding, Emotionally Charged, Family Law, Health Insurance Costs, Income, Lipit-Ishtar, Manual Calculation, Massachusetts Law, Massachusetts Probate and Family Court Child Support Guidelines Task Force, Never Been Married To Each Other, Palimony, Parental Support, Parenting Time, Paternity, Physical Custody, Total Available Income|

Did you know that written laws requiring parental support date back to over 2,000 years before the birth of Christ? ...

The Role and Work of a Guardian ad litem in Divorce in Child Custody Cases

2021-08-23T19:22:02-04:00August 23, 2021|Category E, Category F, Child Custody Litigation, Custody Cases, Domestic Relations, Evaluation, GAL, GAL Recommendations, Guardian ad litem, Investigation, Legal Custody, Parenting Time, Physical Custody|

In consultations with clients, I frequently have to explain what a Guardian ad litem (GAL) is, does, and how they ...

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