Posts tagged "Zero-Dollar"

A Zero is Something: The Massachusetts Appeals Court Concludes that a Divorce Judgment Provided for a "Zero-Dollar Alimony Award"

People often think about the number zero as only nothing, when in fact, the invention of the humble zero constantly forces us to realize that the absence of something is a thing in and of itself.  In a recent decision, the Massachusetts Appeals Court changed the durational limits of an alimony award based on an implicit "zero-dollar alimony award" in the separation agreement, once again proving that when it comes to zero, nothing absolutely matters. 

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