Category Archives: Property & Finances

It’s never too soon to start planning for your Prenuptial Agreement

In Massachusetts a prenuptial agreement defines the rights and responsibilities of spouses once they marry.  These newly defined rights and responsibilities are usually significantly different than the legal rights and responsibilities a spouse may have under divorce law in Massachusetts.  An enforced prenuptial agreement defines which assets will and will not be divided between spouses. …
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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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