In a previous blog post, we discussed how a spouse may hide assets and income in a divorce. If you believe your spouse is hiding assets and/or income in your divorce, there are ways you, an experienced divorce attorney, or an expert can investigate. In this article,...
Hiding assets is a hot topic in divorce. In Massachusetts, one of the court’s goals in a divorce is to divide assets fairly–though not necessarily equally–between the parties. This is done through a process known as equitable distribution. The court...
During a divorce, the court divides the parties’ marital property in an equitable manner. In order to do so, the parties must truthfully disclose their assets and liabilities. But, what if they don’t? What if there is a misrepresentation in disclosing marital assets?...
In a recent case, the Massachusetts Appeals Court considered whether a workers’ compensation settlement constituted marital property in a divorce. During a divorce, the court divides the property of the spouses’ in an equitable manner. Simply, equitable...
During a divorce, the court divides the parties’ property in an equitable manner. In order to do so, the parties must truthfully disclose to each other their assets and liabilities. What happens when one spouse is dishonest, or even fraudulent, in his or her...
Regarding equitable distribution of the marital estate in a divorce, does federal law preempt a Massachusetts judge from dividing a spouse’s federal veterans disability benefits? The Massachusetts Appeals Court decided that question in a recent case. ...
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