Blog Posts in October, 2016

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  • Proving Non-Payment in Civil Contempt Cases in Massachusetts
    Proving Non-Payment in Civil Contempt Cases in Massachusetts

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer James M. Lynch reviews proof of non-payment in alimony and child support cases in Massachusetts. In an earlier post , we discussed the application of the Massachusetts ...

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  • What is “Income” in Massachusetts Child Support Calculation?
    What is “Income” in Massachusetts Child Support Calculation?

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer James M. Lynch examines recent case law dealing with the factors considered in determining what is “income” for child support calculation. In a case decided on October 18, ...

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  • Cohabitation not Grounds for Terminating Alimony in Pre-2012 Divorces in Massachusetts
    Cohabitation not Grounds for Terminating Alimony in Pre-2012 Divorces in Massachusetts

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Nicole K. Levy reviews a recent Appeals Court decision on alimony cohabitation and income attribution. In an opinion announced on September 27, 2016, the Massachusetts ...

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  • Alimony Re-Reform Bill Gains Momentum for 2017 in State Senate
    Alimony Re-Reform Bill Gains Momentum for 2017 in State Senate

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Jason V. Owens reports on the growing list of potential co-sponsors for H 4427 in the state senate. In June , the Alimony Re-Reform Bill (ARRA), passed the Massachusetts ...

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  • Is an Irrevocable Trust a Divisible Asset in a Massachusetts Divorce?
    Is an Irrevocable Trust a Divisible Asset in a Massachusetts Divorce?

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Nicole K. Levy reviews the treatment of irrevocable trusts in Massachusetts divorce cases. In my recent blog on the treatment of future inheritances in Massachusetts ...

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