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  • Sen. Brownberger Prevents Vote on Alimony Bill, Dismisses Three-Year Reform Effort as
    Sen. Brownberger Prevents Vote on Alimony Bill, Dismisses Three-Year Reform Effort as "Chaff"

    Jason V. Owens reports on the defeat of alimony reform bill by Sen. William Brownsberger, who prevented a vote in Massachusetts before insulting bill’s supporters. Lifetime alimony will remain a ...

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  • With Time Running Out, Alimony Reform Advocates Face Desperation in MA Senate
    With Time Running Out, Alimony Reform Advocates Face Desperation in MA Senate

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Jason V. Owens writes on Sen. William Brownsberger’s efforts to block bill to end lifetime alimony. Time is running out for alimony reform. Sen. William Brownsberger ...

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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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