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January 2017 Archives

Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts Provides Framework & Guidance for Applying Presumptive Alimony Durational Limits and Deviation Standards.

The Alimony Reform Act of 2011 establishes presumptive time limitation schedules for the payment of alimony based upon the time period in which the parties were married for marriages up to twenty years.  The presumptive durational limits in the Alimony Reform Act apply retroactively to alimony awards that pre-date the Act.