Alimony in Massachusetts: How Much and for How Long?

by: Marcia Mavrides, Esq. How long? Massachusetts alimony law is clear regarding how long support, which is known as general term alimony, will have to be paid by one spouse to the other.  This durational limitation for marriages under twenty years is based on the number of months you were been married:  from date of…
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What is included in a MA Financial Statement, and Do I Need One?

In all Massachusetts divorce cases, each party is required to fill out a financial statement. So, every person getting a divorce (contested or uncontested) must fill one out.  A financial statement is important because it is an overview of your current financial situation, and can help determine child support, spousal support, division of assets and…
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Beware: Social Media can create the Divorce from Hell

We are all electronically connected to people we know and people we don’t know.  Sometimes, we may have exaggerated our importance to bolster business or our individual worth in the eyes of  potential clients, employers, friends, colleagues, acquaintances or complete strangers.  Social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn are often the electronic platforms…
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