Alimony

Recent Posts in Alimony

  • 27-Jun-2016

    The New Alimony Statutes in Massachusetts

    One of the most contentious issues during divorce is often spousal support, or more commonly known as alimony. Spousal support payments are made from a higher-earning spouse to a lower-earning spouse during and after a divorce in order to help them ...
  • 20-Feb-2016

    Division of Property Under Massachusetts Divorce Law: Five Facts You Should Know

    If a marriage seems to be unraveling, several aspects may be stressful. One is dividing the property. Any anxiety can be lessened by knowing how the law works. Below are five key facts in Massachusetts division of property law. One, a divorcing ...
  • 2-Jan-2015

    Second Job - Effect of Alimony Payment

    Second Job – Effect of Alimony Payment In a recent decision the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled that a second job obtained after a divorce has entered cannot be used to calculate an alimony award. The court stated: "We address those ...
  • 6-Aug-2014

    Alimony Factors in Massachusetts

    Alimony Clients often ask "am I going to have to pay alimony?" or "do you think I could receive alimony?" Alimony is a type of payment or series of payments made to one spouse after the divorce. At the Law Office of Robert W. ...
  • 11-Jun-2014

    Temporary Orders

    Temporary Orders: Many people want to know that they will be physically safe and also continue to live in similar financial means during the pendency of a divorce. Here at the Law Office of Robert W. Kovacs, Jr., we can help! It can take months or ...
  • 16-Oct-2013

    Alimony payments after cohabitation or remarriage in Massachusetts

    Alimony payments after cohabitation or remarriage in Massachusetts Alimony is often a contentious issue in a divorce, and when a married couple splits they often don't agree on whether alimony is at all justified or what amount is fair. A new law ...
  • 18-Sep-2013

    Divorce Lawyer Assists Stay-at-Home Parents

    Stay-at-home parents may be especially vulnerable during divorce proceedings. These mothers - and a smaller but growing number of fathers - either don't work at all outside the home or have lower-paying, usually part-time jobs that allow them to ...
  • 18-Mar-2012

    MCLE 15th Annual Family Law Conference

    MCLE 15 th Annual Family Law Conference Attorney Kovacs is committed to staying up to date in recent changes and developments in the law. Recently Attorney Kovacs attended the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Educations 15 th Annual Family Law ...
  • 18-Mar-2012

    Why Is Gross Income Important to my divorce - Child Support v. Alimony

    Why Is Gross Income Important to my divorce – Child Support v. Alimony It is important to remember the tax effects of child support v. alimony. As you can see from our last post "Gross Income Defined" alimony is specifically listed as ...

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