The State of Massachusetts is considering reform regarding its alimony. From what I've seen, jurisdictions which have alimony guidelines tend to be on the lower side, and often much lower than the guidelines of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. In Maryland, we do not have a formula for guidelines, but rather a list of factors that is considered in setting an alimony amount and duration.
For an article in favor of alimony reform, click here.
For an article against alimony reform, click here.