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Spousal Support Alimony

Boston Alimony Attorney

Alimony/spousal support laws in Massachusetts have recently changed. Spousal support is now divided into reimbursement alimony, transitional alimony, rehabilitative alimony or general term alimony. General term alimony is now subject to durational limits based on the length of the marriage. General term alimony can now be terminated upon retirement or cohabitation. Rehabilitative or transitional alimony are meant to temporarily support a spouse until he or she can get back on his or her feet. Another significant change is the ability to seek a modification of an existing alimony/spousal support order based on the change in the new law.

If you need assistance with your alimony payments or receipts, I, Linda Sternberg, have the skills to help. I have more than 30 years of experience as a family law attorney in Boston helping clients resolve spousal support issues to meet their current and future needs. Contact my Massachusetts law firm to set up your initial appointment.

Factors in Determining Spousal Support

Massachusetts courts will still consider several factors in determining whether one party will have to pay alimony to the other, how much alimony should be paid and how long the payments should continue. These factors include the length of the marriage, the needs of the recipient spouse and the ability of the payor spouse to pay. The court will also consider the assets that each party will have after the divorce is granted. If the court awards alimony or spousal support and medical insurance coverage is available, the court can also require the provision of insurance coverage.

No matter what type of support issues you face, I am a Massachusetts divorce lawyer with the experience to navigate you through the system.

Contact Me to Hire an Alimony Lawyer in Boston

As your lawyer, I can help you establish an initial order for support and health insurance coverage, modify a temporary order or final judgment, or enforce an existing order through contempt proceedings.

To seek help regarding your financial needs following a divorce, please contact my law firm.

Linda Sternberg, Esquire
10 Tremont Street, Suite 200
Boston, MA 02108


Telephone: 617-454-4705
Fax: 617-722-8350


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