Law Office of Wyckoff Nissenbaum

 

QDRO

20.04.2016 in Legal-matter

A QDRO is a qualified domestic relations order. A QDRO is used to divide a qualified retirement account per the terms of a divorce judgment. Example of qualified retirement accounts include 401(k), 403(b) and traditional pensions.

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Domestic Violence / Restraining Orders

20.04.2016 in Legal-matter

Restraining and Harassment Prevention Orders Massachusetts restraining orders are a complex area of the law that is intended to protect one family or household member from imminent physical harm of another family or household member. A restraining order is frequently referred to as a 209(a)…

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Modification of Orders

20.04.2016 in Legal-matter

Are you subject to a Court Judgment that no longer works for you or your children? Is it necessary to change this order. We will help you review the order and determine with your input whether or not it makes sense to modify that order….

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High Net Worth Divorce

20.04.2016 in Legal-matter

High net worth divorces require a deep understanding of the divorce laws and applicable tax applications. Our office has successfully helped clients with significant assets and incomes reach a fair resolution and move on with his/her lives. Our office only does the work required to…

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International Matters

20.04.2016 in Legal-matter

Do you have an international or interstate custody matter? Our office has experience successfully handling custody matters regarding the HAGUE convention and UIFSA. Example cases include successfully preventing the child from being removed to Jordan, counseling a client in a removal to India and preventing…

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Alimony / Spousal Support

20.04.2016 in Legal-matter

Massachusetts spouses are entitled to spousal support. Spousal support or alimony is when one spouse provides the other spouse with money to meet their needs. Needs are determined by the court based on the lifestyle of the parties during the marriage. As of March 2012…

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Pre / Post Nuptial Agreements

20.04.2016 in Legal-matter

When a couple gets married in Massachusetts they are subject to the dissolution rules found in MGL Chap 208 Section 34. Parties have the right to define his/her own terms of dissolution. These terms are stated in a pre-nuptial agreement. Similarly parties are allowed to…

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Division of Martial Assets / Property

20.04.2016 in Legal-matter

As part of the divorce process marital assets are divided equitably. Equitable does not always mean equally. The main factors taken into consideration when dividing the marital estate are the length of the marriage and each party’s contribution to the growth and preservation of the…

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Child Support

20.04.2016 in Legal-matter

Are you paying or receiving the correct amount of child support? Massachusetts has developed child support guidelines to determine the amount of child support one parent provides to the other parent to support the child(ren). As counsel we make sure that all of a parent’s…

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Child Custody / Visitation

20.04.2016 in Legal-matter

Massachusetts child custody is based on the best interests of the child. If the parents cannot agree to what is in the best interests of the child, then it is necessary to convince the court why a party’s position is in the best interests of…

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