Blog Posts in January, 2017

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  • The Opportunity to Acquire Future Assets: How Family Wealth Can Impact the Division of Assets
    The Opportunity to Acquire Future Assets: How Family Wealth Can Impact the Division of Assets

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Nicole K. Levy analyzes an Appeals Court case that suggests a spouse’s wealthy family can generate a more generous asset division for the other party. A recent ...

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  • Will President’s Sister Swing Supreme Court Pick?
    Will President’s Sister Swing Supreme Court Pick?

    Attorney James M. Lynch considers whether Donald Trump’s sister, Maryanne Trump Barry, could influence the President’s Supreme Court choice. With President Donald Trump’s nomination for the United ...

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  • Alimony Reform Bill Faces Feb. 4th Deadline for Co-Sponsors (Updated 2/4/17)
    Alimony Reform Bill Faces Feb. 4th Deadline for Co-Sponsors (Updated 2/4/17)

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Jason V. Owens reports on a Feb. 4th deadline for co-sponsors for a new alimony reform bill. Talk about about “no rest for the weary”. After just beating a January 20, ...

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  • Colorado Judge Rumored to be Supreme Court Frontrunner
    Colorado Judge Rumored to be Supreme Court Frontrunner

    Attorney James M. Lynch discussed the possible Supreme Court appointment of Neil M. Gorsuch of the 10 th Circuit Court of Appeals. As predicted here last month, President Obama did not elect to ...

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  • Domestic Restraining Orders: Traps for Unwary Parents
    Domestic Restraining Orders: Traps for Unwary Parents

    Massachusetts lawyer James M. Lynch reviews how Abuse Prevention Orders can affect unwary parents. The standard domestic Abuse Prevention Order issued by the Trial Courts in Massachusetts under G.L.c. ...

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  • R. Christian Haufler (1952-2017)
    R. Christian Haufler (1952-2017)

    We were saddened to hear of the passing of Attorney R. Christian Haufler on January 14, 2017. Christian was a staple presence in the South Shore legal community for decades, and was known as both a ...

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