2019 Massachusetts General Laws
Part II - Real and Personal Property and Domestic Relations
Title I - Title to Real Property
Chapter 188 - Homesteads
Section 6 - Use and Enjoyment of Homestead Estate by Spouse and Minor Children During Pendency of Case Filed in Probate Court; Prohibition Against Disposing of the Estate Upon Order of Probate Court
Section 6. In a case where a complaint for divorce, separate support, guardianship or conservatorship has been filed in the probate court by or against a person entitled to the benefit of an estate of homestead, the spouse and minor children of that person may use, occupy and enjoy the homestead estate until ordered otherwise by the probate court. The recording of an order of the probate court, together with the description of the homestead estate, shall prevent a beneficiary of the homestead estate from disposing of the estate until such time as the probate court revokes the judgment.