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Elizabeth Benedict

The chilling effect of state's divorce laws

By Elizabeth Benedict
June 13, 2008

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FORGET KAFKA. Welcome to Massachusetts. In the 1980s, it was known as Taxachusetts. These days, it's known as the state whose divorce laws are so out of date that many people decide against marrying here - or marrying anyone anywhere whose alimony obligations originate here. I'm one of them. Two divorce lawyers tell me that the state's laws are so ... (Full article: 669 words)

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