Alimony or Spousal Support are payments that a person makes to their ex-spouse. This was traditionally called alimony however due to the negativity of this word many states including Massachusetts now refer it to spousal support.
In a Divorce the Spousal Support Laws in Massachusetts states the court may assign any part of the estate if any, to either husband or wife, including but not limited to, all vested and nonvested benefits, rights and funds accrued during the marriage. This may include retirement benefits, military retirement benefits if qualified under and to the extent provided by federal law, pension, any profit-sharing, annuity, deferred compensation and insurance and more.
The Law Offices of Todd D. Beauregard, P.C. takes a compassionate and confidential approach to their clients. They will listen and work hard to reduce your stress and anxiety that occurs in these types of cases.
For more information on Spousal Support Laws in MA go to: General Laws: CHAPTER 208, Section 34
Alimony / Spousal Support Laws for New Hampshire are similar however do have some slight differences. For example if you work in MA but live in NH then that can affect the legal situation of your case and can determine the amount you will have to pay.
The Law Offices of Todd D. Beauregard, P.C. is licensed to practice in both Massachusetts. Having an attorney who is experienced in both states can have a great advantage.