Are you going through a divorce in Massachusetts?
Divorce or dissolution of marriage in Massachusettsis the final termination of a marriage. Divorce cancels the legal duties and responsibilities of marriage and dissolving the bonds of matrimony between two persons. In Massachusetts, divorce requires the sanction of a judge or other authority in a legal process.
The legal process for divorce may also involve issues of spousal support, child custody, child support, distribution of property and division of debt.
The terms of the divorce in Massachusetts, are usually determined by the court. The divorce court in Massachusetts, may take into account prenuptial agreements or postnuptial agreements, or simply ratify terms that the spouses may have agreed to privately via property settlement agreement.
In the absence of agreement, a contested divorce in Massachusetts, may be stressful to the spouses and lead to expensive litigation.
Less adversarial approaches to divorce settlements have recently emerged in Massachusetts, such as mediation and collaborative divorce, which negotiate mutually acceptable resolution to conflicts.
Are you trying to ensure that your rights are not trampled as you go through a divorce in Massachusetts?
How your case is handled may make all the difference in world as to how your life progresses from this potentially traumatic event. Don’t let someone who will not keep you informed as to the status of your case keep you in the dark. The relationship you have with your attorney during this very difficult period can have a substantial impact on your mental health. You need and deserve a lawyer who is looking out for you.
You want a lawyer who will take the time to sit down with you and explain the process and why a particular strategy is being used. You want a lawyer who will listen to you and keep your best interests at heart.
If you need help with ensuring your divorce is handled properly in Massachusetts, then contact the SRIS Law Group Massachusetts divorce lawyers for help.
How can a SRIS Law Group lawyer help you?
First and foremost, we will discuss your case with you. We will explain to you the different options you have and the pros and cons of each option. We do not require clients to come in and sit down and talk with us. Certainly, our clients are welcome to come in and talk with us. However, we understand that clients are very busy and may not have the time to come to the office. Therefore, we allow clients to consult with us by phone first and let the clients decide whether they need to come in and meet with their attorney. To learn more about how a SRIS Law Group can help you, please call us at 888-437-7747 and speak with a lawyer the same day.
Our Massachusetts divorce attorneys will do their best to help you.
- ALM GL ch. 208, § 39. Validity of Foreign Divorces.
A divorce adjudged in another jurisdiction according to the laws thereof by a court having jurisdiction of the cause and of both the parties shall be valid and effectual in this commonwealth; but if an inhabitant of this commonwealth goes into another jurisdiction to obtain a divorce for a cause occurring here while the parties resided here, or for a cause which would not authorize a divorce by the laws of this commonwealth, a divorce so obtained shall be of no force or effect in this commonwealth.
The SRIS Law Group lawyers assist clients in the following counties in Massachusetts:
Middlesex County, Worcester County, Essex County, Suffolk County, Norfolk County, Bristol County, Plymouth County, Hampden County, Barnstable County, Hampshire County, Berkshire County, Franklin County, Duke County, Boston, Greater Boston Metro Area.