Category Archives: Divorce/Separation

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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All About Massachusetts Financial Statements & Divorce

What’s the difference between Rule 401 and Rule 410? Upon filing a Complaint for Divorce in Massachusetts, two important court rules apply to both spouses - Supplemental Probate and Family Court Rule 401, and Supplemental Probate and Family Court Rule 410. Both rules require certain financial information to be disclosed and exchanged between spouses as…
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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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