What does it mean if my divorce is contested?

Divorces are notoriously complicated, emotional, and difficult matters because they require a couple that has been together through significant life experiences to go their separate ways. In the act of going their separate ways and ending their marriage once and for all, it is very likely that they will have at least a few disagreements. The […]

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Mansfield Divorce Lawyer Explains What You Should Know About a Contested Divorce

Mansfield Divorce Lawyer Explains What You Should Know About a Contested Divorce As an experienced Mansfield Divorce Lawyer, I am often asked what clients should know about the contested divorce process.  A contested divorce is one where there is no agreement at the onset of the filing for divorce.  The most common grounds for divorce […]

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Mansfield Divorce Lawyer Explains the Two Most Common Types of Divorce Proceedings

Mansfield Divorce Lawyer Explains the Two Most Common Types of Divorce Proceedings As an experienced Mansfield Divorce Lawyer, clients often come to the office and ask about two of the most common types of divorce proceedings that we have in Massachusetts. Uncontested In order to obtain an uncontested divorce, you and your spouse must complete a joint […]

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Bristol County Divorce Attorney Explains the Contested Divorce Process

Bristol County Divorce Attorney Explains the Contested Divorce Process As an experienced Bristol County Divorce Attorney, I am often asked by clients about the contested divorce process.  A contested divorce is where both parties can not agree at the onset of the divorce. Fault grounds are not used during a contest divorce. A complaint for divorce […]

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Mansfield Divorce Lawyer Discusses the Contested Divorce Process

Mansfield Divorce Lawyer Discusses the Contested Divorce Process Do you live in Massachusetts and require an experienced Mansfield Divorce Lawyer to take on your contested divorce?  Mansfield Divorce Lawyer Cynthia Hanley has years of experience helping Massachusetts residents with difficult divorces and has created this video on the contested divorce process. Check out The Contested Divorce Process video and […]

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The Contested Divorce Process in Massachusetts

The Contested Divorce Process in Massachusetts A contested divorce is simply one where we don’t have an agreement at the onset of the filing for the divorce. Generally, fault grounds are not used even in what’s called a contest divorce. The reason a complaint for divorce gets filed instead of a joint petition for divorce […]

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Can Filing for Divorce Force My Husband to Move Out of the Home We Rent Together?

Can Filing for Divorce Force My Husband to Move Out of the Home We Rent Together? Question: I want a divorce, and my husband doesn’t. He also doesn’t want to move out and cant afford to. We have three children together. I don’t want him living in our home anymore during the divorce process. Will filing […]

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What is the Contested Divorce Process in Massachusetts?

  What is the Contested Divorce Process in Massachusetts? A contested divorce is simply one where we don’t have an agreement at the onset of the filing for divorce.  The most common ground for filing for divorce is irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.  Fault grounds are not used even in what’s called a contested divorce. […]

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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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