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  • New Alimony Law in New Hampshire Similar to Massachusetts Statute
    New Alimony Law in New Hampshire Similar to Massachusetts Statute

    Massachusetts attorney Jason V. Owens sees similarities between a newly enacted alimony law in New Hampshire and the Massachusetts law passed in 2011 . When it comes to divorce and family law, each ...

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  • MA Appeals Court: Wife's Poor Health Valid Grounds for Alimony Deviation
    MA Appeals Court: Wife's Poor Health Valid Grounds for Alimony Deviation

    Hingham divorce lawyer Nicole K. Levy reviews an Appeals Court decision extending alimony due to a former wife’s health issues. Since the Alimony Reform Act (ARA) in 2011 became law, Massachusetts ...

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  • What
    What "Harassment" Must a Plaintiff Show to Obtain a Harassment Protection Order in Massachusetts Under Chapter 258E?

    Massachusetts attorney Kimberley Keyes explores how the MA legislature’s failure to update the state’s harassment protection law has clogged the courts with HPO appeals. A recent Massachusetts Appeals ...

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  • Husband Wins $8.8 Million in Adultery Lawsuit from Alleged
    Husband Wins $8.8 Million in Adultery Lawsuit from Alleged "Other Man"

    Hingham and Cape Cod divorce attorney Carmela Miraglia reviews a recent lawsuit brought against the “other man” from his wife’s alleged affair. Different states have different laws, particularly when ...

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  • Massachusetts Probate and Family Court Issues New Rules for Name Change Petitions
    Massachusetts Probate and Family Court Issues New Rules for Name Change Petitions

    Attorney Kimberley Keyes reviews new changes to the Probate and Family Court’s name change procedures in Massachusetts. Our Massachusetts name-change blogs have covered a lot of territory. We have ...

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  • Orders for the Release of Confidential Drug Treatment Records in Child Custody/Welfare Cases
    Orders for the Release of Confidential Drug Treatment Records in Child Custody/Welfare Cases

    Massachusetts attorney Kimberley Keyes reviews how and when Massachusetts courts will release federally-protected drug treatment records in child welfare cases. The Massachusetts Appeals Court ...

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