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  • Sen. Brownberger Prevents Vote on Alimony Bill, Dismisses Three-Year Reform Effort as
    Sen. Brownberger Prevents Vote on Alimony Bill, Dismisses Three-Year Reform Effort as "Chaff"

    Jason V. Owens reports on the defeat of alimony reform bill by Sen. William Brownsberger, who prevented a vote in Massachusetts before insulting bill’s supporters. Lifetime alimony will remain a ...

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  • With Time Running Out, Alimony Reform Advocates Face Desperation in MA Senate
    With Time Running Out, Alimony Reform Advocates Face Desperation in MA Senate

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Jason V. Owens writes on Sen. William Brownsberger’s efforts to block bill to end lifetime alimony. Time is running out for alimony reform. Sen. William Brownsberger ...

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  • Weinstein Divorce Agreement Shows How Scandal Impacts Prenuptial Agreements
    Weinstein Divorce Agreement Shows How Scandal Impacts Prenuptial Agreements

    Divorce attorney Jason V. Owens explores how celebrity prenuptial agreements often unravel in the face of public scandal. Media reports on the divorce of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein have ...

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  • SJC Signals Changes Coming to 'Real Advantage' Test in Child Removal Cases
    SJC Signals Changes Coming to 'Real Advantage' Test in Child Removal Cases

    Divorce attorney Carmela M. Miraglia reviews a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) that clarifies the legal standard in child relocation cases, but signals changes on the horizon. In a recent ...

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  • Appeals Court Increases Confusion Over Alimony Duration with Ruling that Burdens MA Probate & Family Court Judges
    Appeals Court Increases Confusion Over Alimony Duration with Ruling that Burdens MA Probate & Family Court Judges

    Divorce lawyer Kimberley Keyes reviews a recent Appeals Court decision that will complicate alimony cases in Massachusetts. Divorce clients who are facing an order to pay general term alimony often ...

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  • Appeals Court: Alimony Appropriate Following Six-Year Marriage When Spouse is Disabled
    Appeals Court: Alimony Appropriate Following Six-Year Marriage When Spouse is Disabled

    Divorce Lawyer Nicole K. Levy reviews a recent Appeals Court decision affirming alimony for a disabled wife following a six-year marriage. The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently ruled that it is ...

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