Additional Information: When we got married, I moved into my husband’s house in Braintree, Massachusetts. We are now getting divorced and I want to keep the house. Do I have any rights to it? ATTORNEY ANSWER: You may have a right to a certain amount of the equity in the house, depending on a number […]
Additional Information: Do a husband and wife both have to be present to file a joint petition for an uncontested divorce in Massachusetts? Do we have to go together or can we go separately? ATTORNEY ANSWER: You ask if both of you need to be present to “file”, and I have two answers. First, either […]
Additional Information: I haven’t spoken to him since. How can I get divorced if we have no contact? We did not have any children from marriage but I do have a ten year old from previous. We parted in ill terms & I have no way of contacting this man as I do not know […]
Additional Information: I have been divorced for 9 years and as part of the separation agreement, I got the house. How do I get my ex-husband removed from my house deed? One of our lawyers was supposed to take care of this but it never happened. I have contacted my lawyer numerous times over the […]
Additional Information: We are currently 3 months behind on our mortgage payments and have been separated for 6 months. My husband is refusing to cash in $70K in stock to help pay the monthly mortgage. Can a judge order him to sell his stock? ATTORNEY ANSWER: Yes, a judge can order a party to pay […]
Answer: It will vary in different Family Courts around the state, but once you sign a separation agreement, it can take as little as 4 to 8 weeks to schedule a court date. Three to four months after that court date, your divorce will become final.