Q: Uncontested No-Fault 1A divorce MA - If I have a prenup with my spouse, do we still need to file a financial statement?
A: Yes, you do. The Financial Statements are the only way that a judge can evaluate your financial situation and decide if the division of property is fair and equitable and if the support is appropriate. The Financial Statements are signed under penalty of perjury. The court has no other way of knowing the fact of your financial situation.
A: Yes, both parties need to file full and complete financial disclosures on their respective Financial Statements so that the Court can determine whether the prenup is fair and reasonable at both the inception and divorce points. Only the Court can grant a divorce and the Financial Statements are critical documents for the Court to have.
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