Category Archives: Alimony

The real losers in alimony reform: Stay at home spouses in long term marriages. Is there any wiggle room?

Those paying alimony have been pretty vocal in their praise of the new alimony law the details of which are found here. One of the principal “reforms” is to terminate alimony at the payor spouse’s federal retirement age, regardless of whether the payor spouse is in fact retired.  For current payors of alimony in their… Continue Reading

How will Massachusetts alimony reform affect you? [Updated Feb 11, 2012]

In January 2011, Senator Gale Candaras, Esq. and Representative John Fernandez announced new legislation to reform the current Massachusetts alimony system. The proposal, called the Alimony Reform Act of 2011, is a sweeping transformation of the current alimony system in Massachusetts. Right now, this is just a proposal and not law, but in the last… Continue Reading