Property Division

Cryptocurrency and Divorce

by Attorney Talia Simonds In Massachusetts, the Probate and Family Court requires spouses to make a full financial disclosure in a divorce in order for the divorce to be granted.  That is accomplished through exchanging Rule 401 Financial Statements, exchanging Rule 410 financial disclosure, and conducting discovery through  interrogatories, requests for production of documents, and…

Who gets the house in a divorce?

Q: I’m getting a divorce.  Who gets the house when the divorce is finalized? A: The short answer is, it depends.  There are many factors that must be considered in determining who gets to keep the marital home during a divorce.   Q: What factors are considered in determining who gets the marital home in…

Property Division in a Divorce

Q: What is martial property? A: Massachusetts law has a very broad definition of marital property.  It defines marital property as property owned by either or both spouses, whether acquired during the marriage, or prior to the marriage.  This means that if property is in only one spouse’s name, or was bought before the marriage,…

Divorce and Money

you’re in the process of getting a divorce, money issues are likely to be a key point of discussion. Whether you’re the spouse of a billionaire or part of a working class couple trying to divide up the bills, money is contentious. That’s the central point of my latest book, The New Love Deal (www.NewLoveDeal.com)…