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  • Republican Tax Bill Would Eliminate Alimony Tax Deduction Nationwide and in Massachusetts
    Republican Tax Bill Would Eliminate Alimony Tax Deduction Nationwide and in Massachusetts

    Nicole K. Levy comments on reports that Republican tax bill would eliminate state and federal alimony tax deductions. CNN is reporting that the Republican tax plan that is currently being debated on ...

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  • New Probate and Family Court Judges in Middlesex and Western MA, Tierney Lauded by WBA
    New Probate and Family Court Judges in Middlesex and Western MA, Tierney Lauded by WBA

    Massachusetts family law attorney Kimberley Keyes reviews the latest news surrounding the judges of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts. Since our last blog on judicial appointments, which ...

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  • Mass Lawyer's Weekly: Fixes for MA Child Support Guidelines on the Way Thanks to Blogosphere
    Mass Lawyer's Weekly: Fixes for MA Child Support Guidelines on the Way Thanks to Blogosphere

    Jason V. Owens reviews a Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article covering errors in the 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines. Earlier this month, we wrote about multiple errors affecting the ...

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  • MA Appeals Court: When Child Support Ends, a Lifetime of Alimony (for Some) Begins
    MA Appeals Court: When Child Support Ends, a Lifetime of Alimony (for Some) Begins

    Jason V. Owens reviews a recent Appeals Court decision that confirms that lifetime alimony is alive and well in Massachusetts for spouses divorced before 2012. In a recent decision, the Massachusetts ...

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  • SJC: Alimony Limited to Marital Lifestyle in Massachusetts
    SJC: Alimony Limited to Marital Lifestyle in Massachusetts

    Nicole K. Levy reviews an SJC decision limiting Massachusetts alimony to the lifestyle enjoyed by spouses during the marriage. In a recent case, Young v. Young (2017) the Massachusetts Supreme ...

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  • Multiple Errors Distort 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines, Fixes Reportedly Coming (UPDATED 10/6/17)
    Multiple Errors Distort 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines, Fixes Reportedly Coming (UPDATED 10/6/17)

    Massachusetts family law attorney Jason V. Owens discusses multiple errors affecting the 2017 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines. As the product of a closed and secretive process , it probably ...

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