Category Archives: Divorce/Separation

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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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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3 Tips for Communicating With A Difficult Co-Parent

by: Marcia Mavrides During the Massachusetts divorce process when emotions can run very high, the professionals involved, such as the judges, court investigators, attorneys, and therapists, can tamp down the occasional brush fires.  However, when the legal part of the divorce is done, most of these professionals phase out of your life and pocketbook.  You…
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