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Open During COVID-19

My office is open during these unprecedented times. I am meeting with clients by phone, Facetime and Zoom. Although courts are not open for in- person public hearings, I have been having more and more hearings by phone-whether or not they are contested or uncontested. In addition, courts are proceeding and processing paperwork. My office is also trying to alleviate some of the COVID-19 related pain by contributing $50 for each new client to the Pan-Mass Challenge.

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Bankruptcy Due to COVID-19?

My clients are hardworking good people who have been going through difficult times. Bankruptcy allows people a fresh start. Clients may end up building better credit after you have completed your bankruptcy because you may be debt free or at least a better debt ratio.

If you are considering or need to file bankruptcy related to impacts from COVID-19

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Affordable Attorney

Attorney Nesson’s goal is to provide quality legal representation at reasonable and affordable rates. Hiring an attorney can be expensive, but Alexander Nesson will keep costs affordable. The initial half hour consultation is free.

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Our Taunton Office

Alexander established a law office in Taunton in 1995, practicing law throughout Massachusetts with emphasis on Bristol and Plymouth counties.

  • Adjacent to Taunton Courthouse
  • On and off street parking
  • Historic Taunton Center
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In custody cases, a lot of the time for lawyers if you either take notes of what has happened during parenting time with drop off and pickups that is helpful. I sometimes ask clients for a timeline as a starting point; which can give me a better grasp of what is going on in the […]

Anyone seeking such an order must be prepared to present some physical evidence in addition to their own written statements and testimony in court. Evidence such as photographs, text messages, police reports or medical records. The court will not entertain a simple exchange of allegations. There is no time period that you have to file something […]

Go to, you can call the specific Probate and Family Court that you got your divorce in or go there in person.  You can also get copies of your divorce pleadings and other family law cases; including by going to court and making copies yourself; which you pay for; or paying the court to […]

Massachusetts does not have jury trials for divorces.  If you go to trial a family and probate court judge would oversee your case.  The judge would make both the factual and legal determinations and would make the Order.  There is no right to a jury trial on divorce cases in Massachusetts.

Fault Base Grounds for divorce shows that the spouses conduct was inappropriate which led to the divorce. The fault base grounds have to be proven in court by the Plaintiff.  As a general rule, it is either alternatively filing a fault base ground with the alternative on being an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage. Most […]

A “no fault” divorce is a divorce where the marriage is broken beyond repair but neither spouse blames the other. In Massachusetts, the no fault divorce grounds are called “Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage.”  There are 2 kinds of “irretrievable breakdown” divorces. They’re often called “1A” and “1B.” The most common approach is no-fault based on an […]

If the cause of the divorce occurred outside of Massachusetts, the plaintiff must reside in Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the filing of the action. If the cause of the divorce occurred within Massachusetts, at least one of the parties must be a Massachusetts resident. Where the cause of action occurred and […]

Massachusetts is not an automatic 50/50 state. The court looks at a variety of different factors; in terms of deciding how the property assets and liabilities are divided. It is called an Equitable Distribution State or Equitable Division State where there are different factors based on the length of the marriage; health of the parties; […]