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October 2014 Archives

Alimony In Massachusetts: Payments and Your Needs

What is spousal support like in Massachusetts? Massachusetts has alimony, which is simply the money one spouse pays to the other to help support them after a divorce. The amount of money can be decided by the couple or by the court, depending on the situation.

Who gets an engagement ring in a broken engagement?

Here's an interesting fact that you might not have known. When an engagement is broken, deciding who keeps an engagement ring can become a legal battle. The way the ring is distributed depends on how the court looks at the case. To view the ring as a gift, the giver must have intended it to be a gift, must have given the ring to the other party as a gift and the receiver must have accepted the gift. In most cases, even though the engagement doesn't proceed, the ring stays with the receiver since it was a gift.

Defining your right to child support in Massachusetts

As a parent of a child in Massachusetts, you typically have some rights to child support from the other parent. You do need to be entitled to those payments, though. If you can answer these questions with "yes," then you likely are eligible to receive child support.

Your rights and family law in Massachusetts

As a family in Massachusetts that may struggle with some legal issues, it's important to know that you always have someone on your side. Whether you're facing a divorce or problem with paternity in Massachusetts, you deserve the support and information necessary to make the right decisions. There are many kinds of situations where you may need to consider seeking legal help.

Kris Jenner files for divorce from celebrity husband

If you enjoy reading about celebrity news, then you may have heard about Kris Jenner filing for divorce from her husband, Bruce Jenner. The September 22 news release has reported that the woman filed for divorce after being married to Bruce Jenner for 23 years.

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