We have been a couple for 20 years, married 14 years. We lived together for 5 years prior to buying a house 5 months before our wedding. The house was initially in his name because he had better credit at the time. We refinanced recently and I am secondary on the mortgage. Am I entitled to half?
Maybe, it depends on all of the factors surrounding your divorce and living together prior to marriage. The Judge must consider about 15 factors then decide what an equitable division of all the assets would be.
You want to consult with an experience divorce attorney who will review the...Read more »
My husband wanted to give me the house outright and keep all his pensions/retirement accounts and not pay alimony. It was a 24 year marriage. His lawyer said that a judge would not do that. Can a judge block an agreement if both parties agree to it.
My spouse refuses to tell me anything and has also told her lawyer to tell her siblings tell me nothing about what is going on. My question what rights do I have to be included in the outcome of the estate distribution among my wife and her siblings ?
The party was due in court on 4/3/20. However, due to the virus the court held a phone conference. The party did not phone in. He is due back in court on the 15th of May, providing the courts are in session. Should I attempt to have him served again and do I just have to pay the Sheriff's... Read more »
Since I do not know what you mean by filed. I will assume that you filed in the correct Court some document. Your next step is to call or email the court give them your docket number and ask what is the next step. There is no value in my trying to guess exactly where you are at. Good luck
I have a court order that says child primarily stays with mom in NC and I have parenting time in MA every month. I am receiving a child support notice from grandparent claiming child is living with her.
Is your question: Do I need legal help to stop paying alimony? Sounds as if you do, based on what you have written. An attorney will file a Complaint for Modification with the court. The modification will seek to reduce your alimony...Read more »
The time it takes to get “through” the Mediation Process initially depends on whether or not each party returns a properly completed Probate and Family Court Financial Statement. The Mediator needs a correct Financial Statement for many reasons. An insufficient Statement causes delay and...Read more »
Divorce attorneys prepare prenuptial agreements. Expect to pay about $500.00 assuming the two of you are in complete agreement as to the contents of the agreement and you complete the intake forms as instructed by the attorney. Since you can’t have the same attorney, one of you will have the...Read more »
My daughter and her husband cannot afford a lawyer to get divorced. They spent $300. to get all the paperwork together from online. They went to file the papers in Fall River, MA and needed to go to classes about their child. That is done. They just want someone to review the paperwork to make... Read more »
Yes, you should continue to pay the child support order until you file a motion for modification to change a temporary order for child support. If the child support order is the result of a judgement you must file a complaint for modification to change the Judgment providing for child support.
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