Blog Posts in May, 2016

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  • “Shared Physical Custody” Bill Amended, Continues Progress in Massachusetts Legislature
    “Shared Physical Custody” Bill Amended, Continues Progress in Massachusetts Legislature

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Jason V. Owens updates the progress on the “child-centered family law” in the Massachusetts legislature. In December, we wrote about new legislation that seeks to make ...

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  • Ask a Divorce Lawyer: How much will Johnny Depp Regret not having a Prenuptial Agreement in his Divorce from Amber Heard?
    Ask a Divorce Lawyer: How much will Johnny Depp Regret not having a Prenuptial Agreement in his Divorce from Amber Heard?

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Jason V. Owens reviews the impact of prenuptial agreements on divorces involving public figures through the lens of Johnny Depp’s upcoming divorce from Amber Heard. We ...

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  • Can MA Spouses be Bound by a “Memo of Understanding” that Merely Outlines a Final Divorce Agreement?
    Can MA Spouses be Bound by a “Memo of Understanding” that Merely Outlines a Final Divorce Agreement?

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Nicole K. Levy reviews a recent Massachusetts case in which a Probate and Family Court held that spouses were bound by a “memorandum of understanding” that outlined the ...

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  • “Alimony Re-Reform Act” Inches Closer to Passage in Massachusetts House
    “Alimony Re-Reform Act” Inches Closer to Passage in Massachusetts House

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Jason V. Owens provides an update on a Massachusetts bill that would revise the Alimony Reform Act to expand its application to all Massachusetts divorce cases. In March , ...

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  • Deviations Under the Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act
    Deviations Under the Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Nicole K. Levy reviews the how deviations from amount and durational limits under the Massachusetts alimony reform act operate. Although deviations under the Massachusetts ...

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  • New Parent Education Requirements in Divorce Cases
    New Parent Education Requirements in Divorce Cases

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer James M. Lynch reviews new rules affecting the mandatory Parent Education Class in Divorce cases. On May 1, 2016, the Massachusetts Probate & Family Court repealed ...

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