Category Essex County Divorce

Post-Divorce Modifications in Massachusetts

Are you currently in litigation regarding a post-divorce modification?  If so, I invite you to look at my website for information that may be helpful to you.

Contempt Cases in Massachusetts

Are you familiar with the laws regarding contempt of a court order from the Massachusetts Probate Court?  I invite you to view my website for more information, or call my office for a consultation to discuss your unique situation.

Divorce Cases in Massachusetts

Are you currently going through a divorce in Massachusetts?  Whether it is contested or uncontested you may want to know what your rights are.  I invite you to view my website for information or call me for a consultation to discuss your unique circumstances.

Modification of Alimony in Massachusetts

Are you thinking of modifying your alimony obligation?  Or, are you concerned that your former spouse will try to modify alimony that you are currently receiving?  If you answered yes to either one of these questions, please take a look at my website for information, at Law Office of Philip J. Byers, or call today […]

New Massachusetts SJC Cases RE: Alimony

QUARE:   WILL AN ALIMONY ORDER CONTAINED IN A DIVORCE JUDGMENT ENTERED PRIOR TO THE ENACTMENT DATE IN 2012 OF THE ALIMONY REFORM ACT, IN AND OF ITSELF, BE A SUFFICIENT REASON TO TERMINATE THAT ALIMONY ORDER? For those of you who have been reading my articles describing the New Alimony Reform Act of 2011, the […]

Same Sex Marriage

I will be participating in preparing briefs on behalf of the amicus committee for the AAML for the oral arguments in D.C. for this VERY exciting case. @nytimes http://t.co/yJP2GHDlvb #divorce # familylaw

Terminating Alimony Following a Long Term Marriage in Massachusetts

If you have read some of my earlier Word Press articles describing the Alimony Reform Act of 2011, you are aware that Massachusetts, with the enactment of this legislation, limited the duration of alimony for short-term and mid-term marriages, and designated an age at which the payor would be released from the obligation of spousal […]