This question is dependent on many factors. The very general answer is that the home will be awarded to one party or sold to a third party. To decide what will happen, the Court will look to the wishes of the parties (who wants to stay in the home?), the ability to keep the home (can you afford it?), the ability to buy the other party out of the equity in the home (can you borrow enough to finance the home and the equity payoff to your spouse?), and any other relevant factors in your case.
The latest regarding extended all court closures. See here: https://www.mass.gov/supreme-judicial-court-rules/supreme-judicial-court-order-regarding-court-operations-under-the
A useful site to show which courts are “open” for purposes for emergency hearings (& it is updated daily): https://www.mass.gov/info-details/temporary-court-closures-due-to-covid-19
Latest Update Regarding Co-Parenting
For general information, and a link to each specific court, click here: https://www.mass.gov/guides/court-system-response-to-covid-19
For jury information, click here: https://www.mass.gov/supreme-judicial-court-rules/supreme-judicial-court-order-in-re-covid-19-coronavirus-pandemic-0#order
For Superior Court, click here: https://www.mass.gov/doc/superior-court-standing-order-2-20-operations-during-the-public-health-emergency-arising-from/download
For District Court, click here: https://www.mass.gov/doc/district-court-standing-order-1-20-court-operations-under-the-exigent-circumstances-created-by/download
For Probate & family Court, click here: https://www.mass.gov/doc/probate-and-family-court-standing-order-1-20-court-operations-under-the-exigent-circumstances/download
For General Information, click here: https://www.courts.state.nh.us/
For updated notices regarding the effect of covid19, click here: https://www.nh.gov/covid19/
For information regarding covid19, click here: https://www.courts.state.nh.us/aoc/corona-covid-19.html
For Jury information, click here: https://www.courts.state.nh.us/jury/Notice-from-Superior-Court-Chief-Justice-Tina-Nadeau-COVID-19.pdf
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