Alimony is a court-ordered payment of support from one spouse to another and is governed by the Alimony Reform Act of 2011 (which took effect on March 1, 2012)

Factors that may be considered with regards to Alimony:

  • The length of the marriage
  • Age of the parties
  • Health of the parties
  • Income, employment and employability of both parties, including employability through reasonable effort and additional training, if necessary
  • Economic and non-economic contribution of both parties to the marriage
  • Marital lifestyle
  • Ability of each party to maintain the marital lifestyle
  • Lost economic opportunity as a result of the marriage
  • Other factors the court considers relevant

Alimony Issues? Attorney Barbara Nason Can Help

If you have an alimony issue contained within your divorce or if you are looking to modify the terms of your previous settlement agreement, then Barbara Nason can assist you. There is no need to put off your divorce mediation. If you want to keep the process moving forward, please give us a call now at 617 236-1800 or email us for an initial consultation.