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  • Do Courts Divide Student Loan Debt in a Divorce?
    Do Courts Divide Student Loan Debt in a Divorce?

    Attorney Nicole K. Levy answers the question of what happens to student loans in a divorce? It should come as no surprise that more and more divorces in Massachusetts involve an asset distribution ...

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  • How Does Legal Marijuana Impact Child Custody Cases?
    How Does Legal Marijuana Impact Child Custody Cases?

    Attorney Nicole K. Levy explores how legalized recreational marijuana may impact child custody and parental rights in Massachusetts. Since recreational marijuana was legalized in Massachusetts, ...

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  • Judicial Roundup News: 2019 Changes at Massachusetts Probate & Family Courts
    Judicial Roundup News: 2019 Changes at Massachusetts Probate & Family Courts

    Attorney Kimberley Keyes returns with another Massachusetts Probate & Family Court judicial roundup blog. With three more judges appointed to the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court, local ...

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  • Alimony is Still Tax Deductible in Massachusetts for State Income Tax Purposes
    Alimony is Still Tax Deductible in Massachusetts for State Income Tax Purposes

    Divorce lawyer Jason V. Owens reviews how alimony is still tax deductible in Massachusetts and other states even after the change in federal deductibility. This blog has spent considerable time ...

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  • Calls for Changes to Massachusetts Alimony Law to Address Federal Tax Change and Close “Lifetime Alimony” Loophole
    Calls for Changes to Massachusetts Alimony Law to Address Federal Tax Change and Close “Lifetime Alimony” Loophole

    Divorce attorney Jason V. Owens reviews proposals that would reduce alimony payments and eliminate “lifetime alimony” in Massachusetts. Many alimony attorneys view the Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act ...

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  • Can “Pat Patriot” Sue Jamal Adams Over his Pro Bowl Injury?
    Can “Pat Patriot” Sue Jamal Adams Over his Pro Bowl Injury?

    Attorney James M. Lynch explores whether the harm suffered by “Pat Patriot” was a workplace injury or an intentional battery under MA law. The recent incident at the 2019 NFL Pro Bowl in Orlando ...

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