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    • What is Parental Alienation?

      The battle for child custody can sometimes get a little nasty, especially when there is a lot of bad blood between divorcing spouses. However, it is generally believed that the involvement of both ...

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    • Common Divorce Mistakes You Should Avoid

      Whether you are thinking of getting a divorce or are already in the midst of one, it is important to be aware of certain common mistakes that could easily derail your chances of obtaining a favorable ...

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    • Co-Parenting During the Holiday Season

      Co-parenting is difficult enough during any other time of year, but things can get even more complicated and hectic during the holiday season, given all the plans and expectations floating around. ...

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    • The Benefits of Divorce Mediation

      The Benefits of Divorce Mediation Divorce is generally not considered an easy experience to go through. However, there are different approaches spouses can take toward dissolving their marriage that ...

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    • Can I Modify My Child Support Payments?

      Life never stays the same and sometimes we must endure hardships, such as the loss of a job, a cut in pay, or a severe and debilitating illness. To accommodate the hurdles life can sometimes throw at ...

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    • What Are Temporary Custody Orders?

      If you and your spouse are no longer able to make the marriage work and are now headed for divorce, you might be wondering how the separation will affect the issue of custody in the meantime, given ...

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    • Welcome Attorney Dea Ilia Coka to The Halks Firm

      On behalf of The Halks Firm, we would like to welcome Attorney Dea Ilia Coka to our legal team. Attorney Coka focuses her practice solely in Domestic Relations and Family Law, specifically all ...

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    • Christine Hudson Joins The Halks Firm of Newton as Associate Attorney

      Associate Attorney Christine Hudson has joined The Halks Firm of Newton to assist family law and divorce clients with her decades of law office experience. The Halks Firm of Newton, Massachusetts has ...

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    • The Halks Firm Throws Charity Event for The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

      As Newton divorce attorneys, we strive to help our clients overcome some of the most difficult and sensitive family law matters – and we’re also dedicated to giving back to our local communities ...

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    • How Long Do Restraining Orders Last?

      In the state of Massachusetts, a judge can issue two different types of restraining orders, one of which is known as an abuse prevention order. For this specific type of restraining order, the ...

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