Boston, MA asked in Divorce for Massachusetts

Q: Can i move out of the house before divorce

My wife had her Girlfriend moved into the house and i really wanna move my stuff out and change my address , is it legal for me to do so . we did not start the divorce process yet

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1 Lawyer Answer
Miguel Nieves
Miguel Nieves
  • North Andover, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: You can certainly move out of your home whenever you want. However, there are numerous considerations you have to take into account. You have not provided much information. Are children involved? Is the home owned or rented? Who will pay the utilities? Are they in your name? Will you contribute to the mortgage/rent once you move out if your wife cannot afford it?

You would be best served to speak with a divorce attorney to discuss your options.

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