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  • Appraising the Value of a Small Business in a Divorce
    Appraising the Value of a Small Business in a Divorce

    Attorney Jason V. Owens reviews valuing business interests for the division of assets in divorce cases. Click Here for print friendly PDF format. Determining the value of a small business in a divorce ...

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  • Protecting Family Trust Assets from a Beneficiary’s Divorce
    Protecting Family Trust Assets from a Beneficiary’s Divorce

    Are your Trust Assets Protected from Your Beneficiary’s Divorce? Estate planning attorney Ronald F. Driscoll explores the challenges associated with creating “divorce-proof trusts” in Massachusetts. ...

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  • How Do Massachusetts Courts Treat Out-of-State Prenuptial Agreements in a Divorce?
    How Do Massachusetts Courts Treat Out-of-State Prenuptial Agreements in a Divorce?

    Attorney Jason V. Owens reviews how courts review prenuptial agreements that were entered in different state in a divorce. The law of marriage and divorce differs from state to state. In the divorce ...

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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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  • Postnuptial Agreements Closely Scrutinized in Massachusetts Divorces
    Postnuptial Agreements Closely Scrutinized in Massachusetts Divorces

    Divorce Attorney Carmela M. Miraglia compares the review of postnuptial agreements to separation agreements and prenuptial agreements in Massachusetts. A postnuptial agreement is similar to separation ...

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  • Tax Court: Paying an Ex-Spouse’s Student Loans is a Form of Alimony
    Tax Court: Paying an Ex-Spouse’s Student Loans is a Form of Alimony

    Divorce attorney Nicole K. Levy explores a recent tax court decision treating student loan payments as alimony. With more and more people over the age of 40 paying student loans, divorce cases are ...

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