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Legal Practice Tools: Massachusetts Family Law

Legal Practice Tools is a mobile application designed to provide legal resources on the go.

Attorney David M. Bilodeau is the creator of Legal Practice Tools and its mobile applications. Mr. Bilodeau is an Associate at Goldstein & Bilodeau, PC., where his practice focuses on all aspects of family law. Mr. Bilodeau has a BS in Physics and prior to becoming an attorney, he worked in the private sector for several years as a research scientist.

As a practicing attorney, Mr. Bilodeau realized that there is a critical need to have access to important legal resource while in court or from any other place besides the desk. It was that need that led to the creation of Legal Practice Tools.

The application is meant to give a practitioners everything all the resources they need to get work done on the go. It is also an excellent tool for anyone who wants to learn about a particular area of the law.

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Alimony Calculator

Massachusetts Alimony Calculator is based on March 2012 Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act (MGL chapter 208 sections 48 - 55). This calculator determines, the amount and duration of an alimony obligation based on the parties income, age of the payor, length of the marriage and child support. Figures are based on the amount and duration of "General Term Alimony".

Alimony Recapture Calculator

Pursuant to the Internal Revenue Code, if your alimony payments decrease or end during the first 3 calendar years after your divorce, you may be subject to the recapture rule. If you are subject to this rule, you have to include in income in the third year part of the alimony payments you previously deducted. Your spouse can deduct in the third year part of the alimony payments he or she previously included in income.

Child Support Calculator 2009

Massachusetts Child Support Calculator 2009 determines the amount of a parents child support obligation based on the parties' respective incomes, the number of children in the family, and any additional child care expenses that the payor maintains for the benefit of the children.

Child Support Calculator 2013

Revised Massachusetts Child Support Calculator 2013 became effective on August 1, 2013, along with revised Child Support Guidelines. Important changes include an overall reduction in the total support order, clarification on support where the combined income is over $250,000, and new calculation structure based on the allocation of time the child/ren spend with each parent.

Property Division Calculator

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 208 section 34, the Court shall divide all spouse owned property as part of an action for divorce.

Sale of Home Calculator

Often homes are sold as part of a divorce process. Use this calculator to determine the sale value of your home.