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Military Pensions Could See Significant Changes

military pensionsPending Federal legislation could have a huge impact on how judges will divide military pensions during a divorce. In a previous post, I discussed at length how military pension plans currently could be divided in the context of a Massachusetts divorce matter. Massachusetts Probate and Family Court judges generally have the discretion to either divide … Continue Reading

In Honor of Veterans Day

Hi there, At a time when we have been at war for 12 years, all of us must know someone who is a veteran. Politics aside, we are all deeply grateful for the sacrifices that thousands of men and women have made when fighting on behalf of our country. I have briefly touched on some … Continue Reading

Considering Military Pensions in Divorce Cases

Hi there, My talented Burns & Levinson colleague, Ron Barriere, has worked on several military divorce cases.  In this week’s post, Ron explains important considerations regarding pensions and retirement accounts for military spouses facing divorce.  Enjoy! Nancy   This past summer, while most Massachusetts divorce lawyers (myself included) were busily studying the new Alimony Reform Act, the … Continue Reading