Divorce Law in Massachusettes: No-Fault Divorce and What it Means

Divorce is an extremely personal and oftentimes emotionally taxing event, despite it being a common occurrence in our society. It is not easy to break off a marriage, and on top of the emotional stress that comes with divorce, people naturally have many legal questions as well. What constitutes a divorce in Massachusetts? Massachusetts has […]

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Mansfield Divorce Lawyer Discusses Being Deposed for Divorce

Mansfield Divorce Lawyer Discusses Being Deposed for Divorce Question: Do I have to accept the fact that my husband wants me to be deposed for divorce?  Can the legal fees involved charged by my attorney be paid by him as he has requested this deposition? Answer: Either party made to depose the other party it […]

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How Does Payment for Extracurricular Activities Work in a Divorce in Massachusetts?

How Does Payment for Extracurricular Activities Work in a Divorce in Massachusetts? The payment for extracurricular activities is generally agreed to by both the parties. I feel both parents really do have the best interest for their children at heart and they know what’s important to the child and what’s not important to the child. […]

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As the Defendant in the Divorce how Can I Get the Divorce Process Moving?

As the Defendant in the Divorce how Can I Get the Divorce Process Moving? Question: My spouse filed for divorce in April 2014 based off 1 year separation with separation agreement. I wasn’t served until July 3 after notifying the court I haven’t been served. I responded with an answer July 22 2014. Now my […]

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How Is An Inheritance Treated During a Divorce in Massachusetts?

  How Is An Inheritance Treated During a Divorce in Massachusetts? An inheritance in divorce is divided by the court. They have the right to divide it 50-50 or they can allocate it differently. As a general matter, if an inheritance is fairly traceable to the person that received it, then the court would not […]

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