Alimony is support paid by one spouse, known as the payor, towards the maintenance of the other spouse, known as the payee. In many cases, alimony terminates after a specific period of time, based on the length of the marriage. In some cases, however, it terminates...
Deciding on medical treatment is a tough decision for most people. It becomes even more difficult if the treatment is for a loved one. For any parent, there is nothing more terrifying and painful than the feeling that you cannot help your child. This is compounded if...
Marital property is often at the center of contention in a divorce case. Among the many types of property that may be considered part of the marital estate are retirement accounts and pension plans, business assets, and inheritance assets—and these assets are often...
In Massachusetts, judges of the Probate and Family Court may award alimony to one of the spouses during the divorce process. Alimony is payment by one former spouse towards the maintenance of the other spouse. Under the Massachusetts alimony law, there are four types...
Divorce can inevitably become a very stressful period in a person’s life. As emotions run high and become all-consuming, many parties do not realize that financial mistakes can be made during a divorce. This article will discuss some of the financial errors your...
As divorce attorneys, we often see litigation and settlement questions regarding individual retirement accounts (IRAs). A pension plan, IRA, or other type of account is considered marital property for purposes of distribution during a divorce. New questions may arise,...
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