Many divorce actions involve real estate owned by one or both parties. Through the divorce process, you will discuss and hopefully agree upon the ultimate division of the real estate, which may include the property being sold or one party “buying out” the other party’s equitable interest in the real estate. If the parties cannot…Read more
What is a Contempt Action After Divorce?
In the event that your former spouse refuses to follow the terms of a Divorce Judgment issued by the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court, your recourse is to file a Complaint for Contempt seeking enforcement of that Judgment. In order for the Judge to find your former spouse in contempt, there must be: A clear…Read more
Does every bank account need to be disclosed?
Yes. Whether you are listing all bank accounts on your financial statement, producing documents for the mandatory Rule 410 Disclosure or in response to a Request for Production of Documents, every account for which your name is on must be disclosed. Therefore, whether you may have a joint account with your parents or if you…Read more
Ways Divorced Parents Can Help Children Cope with Emotions this Thanksgiving (and Holiday Season)
Coping with emotions during the holidays in the aftermath of a divorce can be difficult, and it’s only more difficult when there are children involved. Children can have an especially trying time during the holidays post-divorce, as they now have two households to deal with, two holiday celebrations, two sides of the family to visit,…Read more