Legal Question in Family Law in Massachusetts

spouse abandonment

my spouse abandon me 4 months ago will this help me in court and to what degree

Asked on 1/18/09, 11:23 am

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Joseph Murray Joseph M. Murray, Esq.
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Re: spouse abandonment

Assuming you know his current address and can serve him with a divorce complaint the court will consider the conduct of the parties as one of nineteen factors in determining division of marital assets. Good Luck!

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1/18/09, 1:25 pm
henry lebensbaum Law Offices of Henry Lebensbaum (978-749-3606)
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Re: spouse abandonment

It can assist in your complaint for divorce. You can always file for irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.

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1/19/09, 5:13 pm
Gabriel Cheong Infinity Law Group
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Re: spouse abandonment

Help you with what? If you mean in a divorce action, you can get a divorce from your spouse whether he abandoned you or not. If you're seeking some sort of property division, unfortunately, without him being there in court, you cannot get one.

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1/18/09, 11:45 am

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