You never wanted it to come to this, but the day is finally here; you and your partner have decided to divorce, and end your lives together. Although it is a difficult decision to make, a solid understanding of Massachusetts divorce law can at least make the procedure more painless than your separation. One of the first things you need to understand is that divorce comes in multiple classifications, and you must choose if you will file a fault or no-fault divorce.
There are a number of misconceptions that some people may have with respect to child custody. For example, some people may think that a father is not able to have sole custody of his or her child and that the child’s mother is always given custody. Or, some people may think that it is extremely uncommon for a father to have custody of his child. However, there are many fathers who have custody and it is essential for people who are pursuing custody to take a careful approach to this situation, regardless of their gender.
An annulment may seem like an easier option to a divorce if you and your newly-wedded spouse get cold feet after the rings are on your fingers. Yet annulments are complicated, and not simply an easy way to take back a legally binding marriage to avoid the complications and hassles of divorce. So who can get an annulment in Massachusetts, and what are the requirements?