divorce and equitable division

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,…