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SAVE THE DATE: The Health Law Section is hosting a health law program on April 30, 2014 from 9-noon at the UMASS Medical School. The topics for discussion include the impact of medicare and medicaid... MORE

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    S.J.C. To Alimony Payors: No Credit for Time Served

    Finally, the first precedential appellate case on the Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act (eff. 3/1/12) has emerged under the name of Holmes v. Holmes (April 2, 2014). The issue addressed is whether or not the payor of alimony under “temporary orders” of the court (payments by agreement or judge-made decision during the pendency of a divorce case) is entitled to “credit” for those payments against... MORE

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    Post- Divorce Health Insurance: A Recent Decision and the Need for Reform

    Previously, we wondered why the legislature tied a trial judge's mandatory inquiry into available health insurance at a reasonable cost to the provision of alimony in M.G.L., chapter 208, section 34. Particularly in view of the individual mandates of MA and now federal law, this seems anachronistic, at best, and begging for reform. In the recent case of Young v. Young (12-P-1573), a Memorandum... MORE

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    SJC issues decision on new alimony law!

    Family Law (FL)

    The moment that we have all been waiting for. . . .an opportunity to see how the appellate court will interpret the new alimony legislation is finally here. In its decision released today, HOLMES v. HOLMES, the SJC held that "temporary alimony is separate and distinct from general term alimony, and that the duration of temporary alimony is not included in calculating the maximum presumptive duration... MORE

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