Reading, MA asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Massachusetts

Q: am I entitled to half our house if bought 5 months before wedding?

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?

1 Lawyer Answer
Anthony C. Adamopoulos
Anthony C. Adamopoulos
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Topsfield
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: 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 full history of your marriage.

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