Category Archives: Alimony

Your Child & Back to School During COVID-19

About six months after the first cases of coronavirus became known in the United States, school administrators, the federal government, and local communities are considering whether children should go back to school this fall and what this might look like. Many families are being given the option to have their children participate in virtual learning.…
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How the Coronavirus May Impact Your Divorce and Family Finances in Massachusetts

The coronavirus crisis continues to have a rippling effect on all aspects of life, including placing additional strain on marriages and exacerbating relations between co-parents. Additionally, many people have lost their jobs due to a stalemated economy. The unemployment rate in Massachusetts was 15.1% in April 2020, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of St.…
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Alimony in Massachusetts: Be Careful of What You Agree To

Temporary Alimony Agreements Made During A Pending Divorce will be Enforced Be careful what you agree to is the message laid down in D.B. v. J.B., a divorce case decided by the Massachusetts Appeals Court and ruled on March 17, 2020. In this case, the parties made an agreement before the final entry of their…
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How to Approach Your Divorce as Peacefully as Possible

If you are going through a divorce, you’re never alone in your struggle. Each year, roughly one divorce occurs every 36 seconds. That equates to approximately 2,400 divorces per day in the United States.  When going through a divorce, the hopes and dreams you once had for your married life with your spouse vanish. Not…
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