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Press Release: Can Technology Improve How People Get Divorced?

Press Release from Kelsey & Trask, P.C. - April 26, 2012:


 Framingham Attorneys providing iPads to their Divorce Clients

Social media and technology have changed how we live and connect socially in many ways, and these changes extend to how we break up as well. Even if you're not a member of Second Life, you likely have a second online life made up of your Facebook posts, your Pinterest pictures and your Tweets. So what happens when you get divorced? When do you change your relationship status? Should you change your passwords? Is it safe to use the home computer to communicate with your divorce attorney?

If you get divorced, you’ll have to face some of the ways that your online life complicates the break-up. But technology doesn’t just create problems in a divorce; the newest technologies can also be used to solve these problems. At least one innovative firm, Kelsey & Trask, P.C. in Framingham, Massachusetts, is helping divorcing clients manage their cases by providing them with an iPad.

Many attorneys are now using iPads in their law practices, which helps them respond to clients faster, present cases to juries in an attractive and organized way and work from anywhere (even while waiting in Court on a case). The next logical step is to give clients that same convenience.

Kelsey & Trask, P.C. describes their client-use iPads as Personal Divorce Assistants:

“A Personal Divorce Assistant is an iPad tablet configured to provide you with a higher level of service and connectivity to your divorce attorney without having to carry around boxes of paper… Using the Personal Divorce Assistant simplifies the process for our clients by having all of their divorce information in one place, including their files, documents, resources, information, and communications.”

Kelsey & Trask, P.C. is a Massachusetts law firm that practices primarily in the areas of Family Law and Bankruptcy. They also have an iPhone app for calculating child support in Massachusetts and online calculators for alimony and parenting plans.


If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Attorney Justin Kelsey, please call him at 508.655.5980 or e-mail Attorney Kelsey.


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