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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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  • How to Prepare for Divorce
    How to Prepare for Divorce

    Once you realize that divorce is the only option—preferably after seeking couples’ therapy and taking all necessary steps to make the marriage work—there are several important steps to take before you ...

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  • When Can You Modify a Surviving Alimony Agreement?
    When Can You Modify a Surviving Alimony Agreement?

    Attorney Carmela M. Miraglia uses a recent case to examine the rare situations in which a surviving alimony agreement can be modified in Massachusetts. The devil is in the details, and divorce is no ...

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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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