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From “I Do” to “I Don’t”: Navigating Spousal Support during Divorce in Middlesex

Spousal support, also called alimony, is one of several items that divorcing spouses must resolve. They can either do so on their own through mediation or can allow the judge to make a decision. Regardless, both spouses want to make sure they get the best possible outcome. Having a seasoned family...

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Ask the Divorce Attorney: Do I have to get legally separated before I get divorced?

Some spouses ask whether they have to be legally separated before they can get a divorce. Massachusetts does not have a procedure called legal separation, and a spouse does not need the court’s permission to separate from his or her spouse. However, it is important to draw a distinction among legal separation,...

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