Category Archives: Massachusetts Alimony

Cohabitation, Alimony and Modifications in Massachusetts – Three’s Company

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Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act Signed by the Governor

People have been waiting a long time for alimony reform in Massachusetts

On Monday, September 26, 2011, Governor Patrick signed the Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act of 2011.  The new law will go into effect on March 1, 2012, so …

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Massachusetts Alimony Reform Around the Corner?

By Attorney & Mediator Stephen McDonough of The Divorce Collaborative

Click here to watch Fox News spot on MA Alimony reform

Whether you call it alimony or spousal support, some people love it, some people hate it.  In Massachusetts, many …

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Massachusetts Alimony Odyssey Continues…

Wellesley family law attorney and blogger Steven Ballard has another interesting post on the continuing coverage surrounding alimony reform and whether State Senator and divorce lawyer Cynthia Creem, a sponsor of the Senate bill, has a “conflict of interest” related …

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Massachusetts Alimony Virus – Still No Vaccine Available

Massachusetts Alimony Reform - No Vaccine Yet AvaialableFirst of all, I want to be clear that I think that there are cases that certainly call for alimony, also known as spousal support.  There are also cases where our current system seems to create some unfair results.  Those …

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Comments on Boston Magazine’s July Article: “Till Death Do Us Pay”

My regular readers perhaps (hopefully) noticed I have not posted for about a month or so.  It is good to be back!  I started a new law firm The Divorce Collaborative in Medway, MA earlier this summer and have been

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