Relocating Your Child After a Divorce in Massachusetts

Relocating Your Child After a Divorce in Massachusetts

Moving with your kids to a completely new city is always challenging, but it can be even harder for a family that's dealing with divorce. If you have decided to move outside of Massachusetts after getting a divorce, and you are sharing child custody, it might be wise...

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Will Adultery Have an Impact on Alimony in an MA Divorce?

Will Adultery Have an Impact on Alimony in an MA Divorce?

Adultery can affect your divorce in Massachusetts in a number of ways, including your alimony payments. The state passed the Alimony Reforms Act in 2011, under which now MA courts can award different types of alimony, depending on the situation. Apart from the general...

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What Can Be Used as Evidence in an MA Divorce Case?

What Can Be Used as Evidence in an MA Divorce Case?

Parties going through a divorce in Massachusetts (sometimes including their attorneys) often do not expect that the Evidence Code may be applicable to family law in much the same way it is used in Civil or Criminal Law. In practice, it usually is. Jay Davis believes...

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Fault vs No Fault Divorce in MA

Fault vs No Fault Divorce in MA

Couples in Massachusetts file for divorce for a variety of reasons (just like everywhere else). In some cases, one spouse may believe that the other is at fault for causing the breakdown of the marriage. However, mostly couples avoid getting into the painful details...

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