Massachusetts Alimony Lawyers
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Lynch & Owens are the South Shore’s premier family law attorneys dedicated to providing Massachusetts residents with the best representation in alimony cases. Our alimony lawyers in Massachusetts concentrate on the following services:
- Calculating alimony for high income earners including business owners and corporate executives.
- Identifying and tracing hidden income through a forensic approach.
- Working with expert witnesses to determine and present income for alimony purposes.
- Determining the length, amount and duration of alimony under the Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act.
- Contempt and Modification actions affecting the enforcement and modification of alimony orders.
- Conceptualizing alimony agreements to maximize after-tax cash flow.
How Long Must You Pay Alimony?
In Massachusetts, the duration of payments is related to the length of the marriage. For example, marriages under 5 years cannot require payments for more than 50% of the number of months you were married. Marriages of more than 20 years can be indefinite, or for as long as the judge feels is fair.
Alimony may stop completely if:
- Either spouse passes away
- The receiving spouse remarries and lives with their new partner for at least 3 months
- The payor reaches retirement age
If you feel that your alimony order needs to be modified, speak with our attorney today to learn more about your options.
How is Alimony Calculated in Massachusetts?
Estimate the amount and duration of alimony in your case with our Massachusetts Alimony Calculator!
One-Hour Consultation: (781) 253-2049
If you need a Massachusetts alimony lawyer, please call us at (781) 253-2049. An experienced divorce attorney from our office will consult with you and evaluate your potential claim after you call to schedule an appointment. We will help you navigate your legal issue with care, diligence and strong, cost-effective client service.
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