In Massachusetts, judges may order temporary alimony/spousal support during the course of a divorce. In the final divorce order, the judge may also order either spouse to pay alimony/spousal support. Alimony can be granted to a man or a woman.
The recent Supreme Judicial Court’s Cavanagh v. Cavanagh case has implications for alimony awards. Popovitch Law LLC helps clients navigate this complex and changing legal landscape.
Alimony and spousal support includes:
- Reimbursement Alimony
- Transitional Alimony
- Rehabilitative alimony
- General Term Alimony
Attorney Lauren Popovitch has received excellent orders for her clients on both sides of the alimony spectrum:
Limited or No Alimony Awarded
Uses a checklist and strong oral argument of reasons to deviate from the presumptions.
Large Alimony and/or Permanent Alimony Awarded
Alimony awarded at the top range (up to 35%) of the difference between the parties’ gross incomes established at the time of the order being issued.
Attorney Popovitch will discuss with you the Factors in Determining Alimony/Spousal Support and will provide you with Clear Direction including the new case law regarding Concurrent Alimony and Child Support.