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    Uncontested and Contested Divorce in Massachusetts

    If you’re considering filing for divorce in Massachusetts, make sure you understand the two types of dissolutions available to you. Uncontested Massachusetts Divorce In an uncontested divorce (sometimes referred to as 1A) you and your spouse file a joint petition for divorce along with a separation agreement. The separation agreement, usually drafted with the assistance of an attorney, reviews the equitable division of property, assets, debt, businesses, and inheritances, and clarifies issues surrounding child custody and support. Additionally, where there are minor children involved, the parents must attend a parenting class. The court may request other documents as well. These […]

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