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New Maine law allows for future modification of spousal support award

The Legislature recently enacted a change to Maine’s spousal support laws.  Under the older version of the law, a divorce judgment could expressly read that a person’s spousal support obligation is not subject to future modification.  19-A M.R.S. § 951-A(4). In other words, the Court had the authority to bind the parties to a specific… Read more »

Libby O’Brien Kingsley & Champion Announce New Location of Massachusetts Office

Libby O’Brien Kingsley & Champion, LLC is pleased to announce that our office in Massachusetts is moving!  Effective June 1, 2013, we will be located at One Burlington Business Center in Burlington, Massachusetts.  Our new address is 67 South Bedford Street, Suite 400W, Burlington, MA 01803.  Our telephone number will continue to be (508) 479-1065.… Read more »

Tyler J. Smith joins the firm as an Associate Attorney

Libby O’Brien Kingsley & Champion, LLC is pleased to announce that Tyler J. Smith has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney.  Tyler practices in the areas of civil litigation, criminal law and family/divorce law.  He gained practical trial experience serving as a law clerk to Justices Marden, Mills, Murphy and Nivison in the Maine… Read more »

Avoided Trial

In August, 2011, Gene Libby and Hillary Massey obtained a judgment for a client in a fraudulent transfer matter. The plaintiff (our client’s ex-wife) claimed that our client fraudulently transferred his assets, including a piece of real estate and a business, in order to avoid paying spousal support. We moved to dismiss the case, arguing… Read more »