Asked Questions

Below are some Frequently Asked Questions about divorce. The questions are placed within various categories within divorce and family law in Massachusetts, including property division, child support, child custody, and spousal support/alimony. Scroll down to view the various questions, and click on a question to display its answer. Please note that the information provided in these sections is for general information purposes only, and may or may not apply to your case. If you have any questions about your specific circumstances, please contact us.

A party to a probate or family court action is not required to have an attorney. However, having representation while navigating the confusing world of the court system can ensure that paper work is completed correctly, your rights are asserted timely and fully, and arguments are made to the courts in a manner most likely to get you the results you are entitled to under the law.