Casner & Edwards

Factors to be Considered in Dividing Marital Assets Under G.L. c.208,§34

  1. Length of marriage.
  2. Conduct of the parties during the marriage.
  3. Age of the parties.
  4. Health of the parties.
  5. Station of the parties.
  6. Occupation of the parties.
  7. Amounts and sources of income.
  8. Vocational skills.
  9. Employability.
  10. Estate (assets) of the parties.
  11. Liabilities of each of the parties.
  12. Needs of each party.
  13. Opportunity of each party for future acquisition of capital assets.
  14. Opportunity of each party for future acquisition of income.
  15. Contribution of each party in the acquisition, preservation or appreciation in value of their respective estates.
  16. Contribution of each party as homemaker.
  17. Needs of the children.

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