Blog Posts in October, 2017

All Posts
  • Ever Wonder, What's the Difference Between Mediation and Divorce?
    Ever Wonder, What's the Difference Between Mediation and Divorce?

    Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer (and Mediator) Carmela M. Miraglia compares mediation with divorce. Through Lynch & Owens, I offer potential divorce clients a free initial consultation . I do the same ...

    Read More
  • New Probate and Family Court Judges in Middlesex and Western MA, Tierney Lauded by WBA
    New Probate and Family Court Judges in Middlesex and Western MA, Tierney Lauded by WBA

    Massachusetts family law attorney Kimberley Keyes reviews the latest news surrounding the judges of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts. Since our last blog on judicial appointments, which ...

    Read More
  • End of Child Support is Grounds for New Alimony Order in MA Appeals Court Case
    End of Child Support is Grounds for New Alimony Order in MA Appeals Court Case

    Kimberley Keyes reviews a recent Appeals Court decision granting alimony to a former wife six years after her divorce, following the termination of child support . Can the emancipation of a child and ...

    Read More
  • Mass Lawyer's Weekly: Fixes for MA Child Support Guidelines on the Way Thanks to Blogosphere
    Mass Lawyer's Weekly: Fixes for MA Child Support Guidelines on the Way Thanks to Blogosphere

    Jason V. Owens reviews a Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article covering errors in the 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines. Earlier this month, we wrote about multiple errors affecting the ...

    Read More
  • MA Appeals Court: When Child Support Ends, a Lifetime of Alimony (for Some) Begins
    MA Appeals Court: When Child Support Ends, a Lifetime of Alimony (for Some) Begins

    Jason V. Owens reviews a recent Appeals Court decision that confirms that lifetime alimony is alive and well in Massachusetts for spouses divorced before 2012. In a recent decision, the Massachusetts ...

    Read More
  • SJC: Alimony Limited to Marital Lifestyle in Massachusetts
    SJC: Alimony Limited to Marital Lifestyle in Massachusetts

    Nicole K. Levy reviews an SJC decision limiting Massachusetts alimony to the lifestyle enjoyed by spouses during the marriage. In a recent case, Young v. Young (2017) the Massachusetts Supreme ...

    Read More