Holliston, MA asked in Divorce and Family Law for Massachusetts

Q: Is my boyfriend legally obligated to provide my name and address to opposing counsel during his divorce?

What are my rights for privacy? His divorce is in the RI courts. He filed for an irreconcilable differences divorce and our relationship has nothing to do with the divorce. His wife is looking for reasons to tip the table in her favor in regard to splitting assets.

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Phil A. Taylor
Phil A. Taylor
  • Stoneham, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: If the divorce is in RI, that is where the question should be asked. Presuming that the standard as to what your BF needs to provide his wife when asked are the same, then yes, his wife's attorney is entitled to know your name and how to contact you. You may be able to lead his wife to the discovery of admissible evidence for her divorce.

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