divorce

Divorce is Harder on Men

Divorce is Harder on Men. We think it tends to be true. As a Boston based Divorce and Family Law Firm specializing in all aspects of divorce, with decades of diverse case experience and real-world perspective on how devastating divorce litigation is for all involved, we find that men are often different in the way…

Infidelity and Divorce in Massachusetts

We are often asked what impact infidelity will have on a divorce in Massachusetts.  In reality, infidelity can impact a divorce in Massachusetts, but not as significantly as many spouses think.  Massachusetts is a state that recognizes no-fault divorce, which is the most common ground for filing divorce.  Since Massachusetts recognizes no-fault divorce, there are…

Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act: When Does my Alimony Obligation Terminate?

In March 2012, the Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act became effective. Under the Alimony Reform Act, a spouse’s alimony obligation now has a termination date, whereas under previously Massachusetts alimony law, a spouse’s alimony obligation could last forever. To determine when your alimony obligation will terminate, you first must know what kind of alimony you are…

Rehabilitative, Transitional, and Reimbursement  Alimony in Massachusetts

Q: What are Reimbursement Alimony, Rehabilitative Alimony, and Transitional Alimony? A: There are 4 types of alimony under Massachusetts law.  The four types are: General Term Alimony Rehabilitative Alimony Reimbursement Alimony Transitional Alimony Rehabilitative Alimony Q: What is Rehabilitative Alimony? A: By the statute’s definition, Rehabilitative Alimony for a recipient spouse who is expected to…