Massachusetts Divorce Lawyers
Quincy, MA Divorce Lawyer with 42 years experience
- (617) 302-6870
- Free Consultation
Suite 2 - 6
Topsfield , MA 01983-1261 (Andover, Lynnfield, Salem and Wenham Areas)
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers and Suffolk University Law School
As a Divorce Mediator, Anthony uses his experience and training to help you and your spouse identify primary interests, then resolve issues around the primary interests.
Anthony’s formal training includes graduating from two prestigious programs - the Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers Mediation and Negotiation Workshops and the Advanced Training at the Center for Dispute Settlement in Washington, D.C.
In 2018, he was invited...
Attorney Clark has successfully achieved millions of dollars in injury awards.
He is admitted to practice law in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
Mr. Clark completed DWI Trial Defense training at Harvard Law School. Attorney Clark was a private criminal contract defense attorney appointed to the Newburyport District Court from 2008-2012. He is certified in criminal defense representation by the Commonwealth of MA, Essex County Bar Advocates. Attorney...
Boston, MA Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
As a seasoned criminal defense lawyer, Attorney Krippendorf vigorously defends his clients in District and Superior Courts throughout Massachusetts as well as the Federal District Court of Massachusetts. He handles all range of criminal cases from Misdemeanors in District Court, to Felonies carrying a potential life sentence in Superior Court. He is noted as being...
?While Gabrielle is a trial attorney and zealously represents clients in litigating divorce, complex and high-asset divorce, modification, contempt, custody, separate support, and paternity/parentage actions, she always aims to avoid unnecessary and costly litigation. Gabrielle is a strong advocate for alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and collaboration. Consequently, Gabrielle enters each case with the mindset of a negotiator so as to assist...
Founder Richard Mucci is a seasoned business litigation lawyer who understands all facets of civil litigation and criminal defense. Having extensive experience...
Attorney Nieves uses patience and practicality when devising a strategy to meet the goals of those he represents. He is adept at handling matters inside and outside the courtroom. Although his goal is to resolve matters short of trial, Attorney Nieves has had numerous successful jury and bench trials throughout his...
Pembroke, MA Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
- (781) 829-6870
- Free Consultation
A native of Jupiter, Florida, Ms. Howard received her undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Central Florida in 2011. During her time at the University of Central Florida, Ms. Howard was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity. Ms. Howard was also a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society while she attended Palm Beach State College prior to transferring to the University of Central...
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Ms. Altman received a BA from Barnard College, magna cum laude, and a JD degree, cum...
Canton, MA Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
- (617) 620-5762
- Free Consultation
Mr. Rossi has tried handicap discrimination cases to...
If you are looking for a lawyer, Attorney Bocchio can meet your legal needs. Serving Essex, Middlesex, Plymouth Counties. Contingent Fees, Monthly...
Massachusetts Divorce Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
MetroWest Legal Services
The WilmerHale Legal Services Center
Jamaica Plain, MA
If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.
Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.
Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.
Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.
Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).
Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.
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