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Modification Divorce

Modifying Unmodifiable Agreements

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

A standard provision in most written agreements establishes that no modification of the agreement shall occur unless the parties do so in writing (and usually notarized to avoid fraud). Recently, however, I confronted the...more

House Held In Trust Lost Marital Asset Status

by Bryan Cave on

In the afterglow of a wedding, the spouses probably don’t immediately start thinking how the bliss they feel may end spectacularly and expensively. Chances are they may even start estate planning, thinking how they can...more

Misinterpreting the Law Doesn’t Negate an Alimony Agreement

by Burns & Levinson LLP on

The Appeals Court decision in DeMarco v. DeMarco reminds us that a deal is a deal, even when it’s entered into based upon advice from a trial judge who misinterprets the law....more

Modification Process in Massachusetts Divorce Cases

by Burns & Levinson LLP on

The modification process is a bit more streamlined than the divorce process, mainly because there is a lot less discovery. Since the property division portion of a divorce agreement or judgement is not modifiable, issues of...more

Modification, Change is Hard

by Burns & Levinson LLP on

I hope you all are enjoying this gorgeous weather, I love it! We have been very busy here since March with a number of modification cases, as the new Alimony Law allowed for a large group of payors to file for modification...more

Modifying Your Divorce without the Court? Think Again!

by Matthew Thompson on

Out of Court modifications are risky business and unenforceable....more

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