Peabody, MA asked in Family Law for Massachusetts

Q: She asked me to leave and is now dating do I have claim to home it in her name

She asked me to leave and is now dating do I have claim to home and inside home where as 1

I paid morethan her ,she claimed to not work for years while trying for disability I worked 2 jobs she says its her house ,I did move out at her request with class these in plastic bags only

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Christopher J Finn
Christopher J Finn

A: 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) split is.

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