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ERISA pension plan subject to $1.5 million judgment

The anti-alienation rule of ERISA does not prevent the enforcement of $1.5 million judgment against a pension plan that mistakenly credited amounts to a participant’s former wife, the 2nd Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.

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Massachusetts enacts new alimony law

Massachusetts enacted legislation to reform the state’s alimony laws earlier this week, limiting the duration of alimony awards and providing for greater judicial discretion.

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Appeals court affirms dismissal of ‘bad mothering’ suit

A suit brought by adult children accusing their mother of intentional infliction of emotional distress as a result of “bad mothering” was properly dismissed because the plaintiffs failed to allege behavior that met the standard for extreme and outrageous conduct, ...

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