Van Arsdale v. Van Arsdale

SJC-12223
Argue Date: Monday March 6, 2017
*Summary:   Family Law; Alimony-- The payee spouse is appealing an order allowing termination of alimony on the basis of the durational limits of the Alimony Reform Act and the retirement of the payor spouse; this case also raises issues regarding the constitutionality of a provision in the Act regarding modification of alimony.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, JJ.
Appellant: Susan P. Van Arsdale
Counsel for Appellant: David E. Cherny, Esquire Erin Moran Shapiro, Esquire Thomas D. Ritter, Esquire
Appellee: William R. Van Arsdale
Counsel for Appellee: Paul M. Kane, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Essex Probate & Family
Lower Court Judge: Mary Ann Sahagian, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Appellate Review
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