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Boston Property Settlement Attorney

Massachusetts courts treat divorce as the dissolution of a financial partnership. For your future financial security, it is very important for your lawyer to discover what assets you and your spouse have, where they originated and what your financial needs are.

I have more than 30 years of experience as a family law attorney in Boston helping clients divide their marital assets to meet their current and future needs. Contact my law firm online or call me at 617-454-4705 for a consultation.

Massachusetts is an equitable division state. Equitable, however, does not mean equal. It means reaching a fair settlement in consideration of your financial needs. All assets are subject to equitable division, whether accumulated before or during the marriage, including gifts, inheritances, and retirement and pension plans.

In Massachusetts, it is not critical whether the asset is in your name, your spouse's name or a third party's name. The critical issue is how we can fairly divide those assets to address your financial needs during your divorce.

Defining What Is Equitable in Massachusetts

Massachusetts courts consider many factors in determining what is equitable. These factors include:

  • The length of the marriage
  • Conduct of the parties
  • Age and health of the parties
  • Station
  • Occupation
  • Amount and sources of income
  • Vocational skills
  • Employability
  • Estate
  • Liabilities and needs of each of the parties
  • Opportunity of each for future acquisition of capital assets and income
  • Amount and duration of alimony, if any

An Asset Division Lawyer Serving the Boston and Cambridge Areas

As your attorney, I will guide you through the factors and work with you to obtain the property settlement you need. Together, we will establish short- and long-term goals and work toward a final resolution of your particular financial situation to achieve your objectives. For assertive representation, contact Linda Sternberg.

Linda Sternberg, Esquire
10 Tremont Street, Suite 200
Boston, MA 02108

Phone: 617-454-4705
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