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  • A Future Inheritance Cannot Be Divided in a Massachusetts Divorce
    A Future Inheritance Cannot Be Divided in a Massachusetts Divorce

    Every Massachusetts divorce includes a division of assets. Even if spouses don’t own any assets, a judgment or Separation Agreement must specifically state this fact. One area where Probate Courts ...

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  • Pensions are Divided as Assets in Massachusetts Divorce Cases
    Pensions are Divided as Assets in Massachusetts Divorce Cases

    Divorce attorney Carmela M. Miraglia reviews an Appeals Court opinion reversing a divorce judgment that excluded a pension from the division of assets. When dividing marital assets , Massachusetts ...

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  • Things to Know for Divorcing Couples Who Owe Back Taxes
    Things to Know for Divorcing Couples Who Owe Back Taxes

    Tax Attorney Patrick Walter guest blogs on the challenges faced by divorcing couples who owe back taxes A rough divorce can cause considerable stress and trauma, leaving both the spouses scarred for ...

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  • Can a Court Divide a Former Spouse's Pension 14 Years After a Divorce Was Finalized?
    Can a Court Divide a Former Spouse's Pension 14 Years After a Divorce Was Finalized?

    Hingham Divorce Attorney Kimberley Keyes reviews the court decision suggesting an asset division can sometimes be modified following a divorce. In a recent decision, the Massachusetts Appeals Court ...

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  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO): What They Do and When They Do It
    Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO): What They Do and When They Do It

    Divorce attorney Jason V. Owens examines Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs) and the unusual timing issues they present in a divorce. A common tool in divorce cases is the Qualified Domestic ...

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  • Preparing Financial Statements in Massachusetts Probate and Family Court Cases
    Preparing Financial Statements in Massachusetts Probate and Family Court Cases

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Nicole K. Levy reviews the preparation of Financial Statements in Massachusetts Probate and Family Court cases. Under Supplemental Probate and Family Court Rule 401 , ...

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