The short answer is if you are married, you have a potential claim in a divorce action to a percentage of the equity in the home regardless of whose name it is in. What that percentage is, if any at all, will be dependent on a number of factors, that will determine what an equitable (or fair)...View More
It is possible, but very much dependent on the facts of your case. Things like the length of your marriage, when it was purchased, what the equity (if any) is, all are things we would want to know. Judges divide property equitably (fairly) so they will consider a number of different factors in...View More
Unfortunately, this type of question is heavily fact dependent. The quick answer, without knowing more, is judges will divide property equitably (fairly) regardless of the name on the deed, bank account, retirement account, or whatever assets are owned. This means that it is possible that the...View More
If you were married in Massachusetts, or the cause of divorce occurred in Massachusetts, you can file for divorce immediately. If you were not married in Massachusetts and the cause of divorce occurred outside of Massachusetts, you must reside in Massachusetts for 1 year before filing.
Massachusetts is a No-fault divorce state. Which tells me she could get divorced at will. I have to wonderful kids and I really cannot see myself living away from them. Despite all current afire, I respect her and have strong feeling for her. She is asking me to go through mediation for divorce.... View More
I know that this was asked a few months back but on the chance you are still curious I can provide an answer for you. You are correct in stating that Massachusetts has no-fault divorce. That basically means that as long as one person can stand in front of a judge and state that the marriage has...View More
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