Alimony Duration in Massachusetts

Alimony or spousal support is a topic that often arises in divorce cases where one spouse may be financially disadvantaged in relation to the other. While many people perceive that alimony is only ordered after a marriage of long duration, you may be entitled to some form of alimony in marriages that only lasted a…

Coronavirus Driven Layoffs and Job Losses Triggering Dramatic Reductions in Child Support and Alimony in Massachusetts

With millions of people temporarily or even permanently losing their jobs due to the pandemic, what effect will this have child support and alimony obligations in Massachusetts? Applications for unemployment compensation have skyrocketed in the past month or so with our state experiencing up to 20,000 applications in a single day. At the beginning of…