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Jurisdiction for Filing of Divorce in Massachusetts

In new decision, De-Paz York v. York, the Appeals Court finds that the Probate and Family Court did not have subject matter jurisdiction to issue a divorce judgment. In that case, the parties last lived together in Colombia on March 30, 2017. The wife filed a complaint for divorce in Massachusetts on October 30, 2017, claiming there had been an irretrievable breakdown of the parties' marriage as of April 1, 2017. The wife resided in Norwell, MA at the time she filed the complaint.

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