Real Estate & Construction Law: December 2019 Archives

What happens if one spouse builds a house and the other spouse does not help?

In a recent 1:28 decision, the Appeals Court of Massachusetts considered a challenge to a judge's order that real estate acquired by the Husband prior to the marriage should remain with the Husband following the divorce.

Protections Afforded to Homeowners by the Massachusetts Homestead Act

The Massachusetts Homestead Act allows homeowners to shield up to $500,000 of equity in their principal place of residence from claims from unsecured creditors (i.e. credit card debt).

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