Massachusetts Alimony Reform and Cohabitation


Under the new Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act, which became effective in March 2012, if a spouse who receives alimony begins to cohabitate with another person, then alimony may be modified or terminated under the new law. This is a departure from the previous Massachusetts alimony law, which did not allow for termination or modification based upon cohabitation. Read on to find out what this significant new change means to you and your case.

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Published In: Family Law Updates

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