In divorce, the Massachusetts divorce court can order either party to pay alimony. Alimony, also referred to as maintenance or spousal support, is determined by the divorce court considering the following factors:

  •  Length of marriage
  • Conduct during the marriage
  •  Age
  • Health
  • Station
  • Occupation
  • Income
  • Vocation skills
  • Employability
  • Estate
  • Liabilities and needs

 

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