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Alimony Reform Effort Continues Despite Two Years of Inaction in Massachusetts Senate

By | 2017-09-22T14:35:46+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Alimony, Divorce, Family Law, Modification, News, Updates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Alimony Reform Effort Continues Despite Two Years of Inaction in Massachusetts Senate

Use of Unallocated Support Encouraged in 2017 MA Child Support Guidelines

By | 2017-09-12T10:40:20+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Alimony, Child Support, Divorce, Family Law, Updates|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Use of Unallocated Support Encouraged in 2017 MA Child Support Guidelines

Requirements for a 209A Restraining Order: Objectively Reasonable Fear and Imminence of Harm

By | 2017-09-01T18:20:20+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: Divorce, Restraining Orders|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Requirements for a 209A Restraining Order: Objectively Reasonable Fear and Imminence of Harm

2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines: A Closed Process that Lacks Transparency

Boston Globe Urges End to Lifetime Alimony in Massachusetts

By | 2017-07-12T16:56:50+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: Alimony, Divorce, Family Law, Modification, Updates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Boston Globe Urges End to Lifetime Alimony in Massachusetts

When a Court Reduces Child Support While Alimony Continues

By | 2017-07-11T17:26:39+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Alimony, Child Support, Divorce, Family Law, Modification, Updates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on When a Court Reduces Child Support While Alimony Continues

When Can a Judge Extend Alimony Beyond Federal Retirement Age Under the Alimony Reform Act?

By | 2017-06-30T17:35:55+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Alimony, Divorce, Family Law, Updates|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on When Can a Judge Extend Alimony Beyond Federal Retirement Age Under the Alimony Reform Act?

For Wealthy Parents, an Increase in Income May Not Trigger Increased Child Support

By | 2017-09-26T13:18:15+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Alimony, Child Support, Family Law, Modification, Updates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on For Wealthy Parents, an Increase in Income May Not Trigger Increased Child Support

SJC Rules on the “Retroactivity” of the Alimony Reform Act, Again

By | 2017-06-21T10:41:34+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: Alimony, Divorce, Family Law, Modification, News, Updates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on SJC Rules on the “Retroactivity” of the Alimony Reform Act, Again

Do Wives Ever Pay Alimony to Husbands in Massachusetts?

By | 2017-06-21T10:52:43+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Alimony, Divorce, Family Law, Updates|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Do Wives Ever Pay Alimony to Husbands in Massachusetts?