Auburndale, Massachusetts Divorce Lawyers

Steve Morte
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Over 35 years experience in divorce & family law matters. Free case evaluation.

Mr. Morte is a second-generation trial attorney; his father was a well-known trial attorney and the founding partner of DiBuono, Morse & Morte. In private practice since 1987, Stephen Morte and the... Read More »
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Ellen Anna Wright
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Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer

ELLEN ANNA WRIGHT is the Senior Attorney at Wright Family Law Group in Tewksbury specializing in all aspects of Family Law. She is a member of the Middlesex County Bar Association, Greater Lowell Bar... Read More »
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Rhonda S Boule
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Newton, MA Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(617) 969-0400 2120 Commonwealth Avenue
Suite 204
Newton, MA 02466
Divorce, Business, Construction and Family
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Rhonda Boulé has over 20 years experience in family law, business litigation, construction contracts and disputes, and landlord/tenant disputes. She is a founding partner of Ferraro & Boulé, Attorneys at Law, established in 2006, and is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the Supreme Court of the United States. She has appeared as counsel in cases in the Probate & Family Court, Superior Court, District Court, and Land Court, as well as in various administrative forums. Ms. Boulé's family law practice encompasses all matters...
Janet Hope Magenheim
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Newton, MA Divorce Attorney with 38 years experience
(617) 965-1112 275 Grove Street
Suite 2-400
Newton, MA 02466
Divorce, Business, Family and Real Estate
Gabriel Cheong
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Needham, MA Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(617) 209-2230 75 Second Avenue
Suite 605
Needham, MA 02494
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning and Family
Northeastern University School of Law
I opened my boutique law firm focusing on divorce and family law, wills and trusts, and estate planning in an effort to help Boston area residents navigate the challenges that life throws at them. I'm an advocate for civil divorces and for lifetime planning. With my office located in Quincy, MA, I help clients in the Boston Metro area, primarily in Suffolk County, Middlesex County and Norfolk County Massachusetts.
Jeffrey A. Soilson
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Wellesley Hills, MA Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(617) 542-5542 110 Cedar Street
Suite 250
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Divorce and Family
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Jeffrey A. Soilson specializes in large-asset divorce and high-conflict custody cases. As a partner at Fitch, a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) (President-Elect of the MA-AAML), and a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL), Mr. Soilson brings more than 20 years of experience to his cases. Whether litigating a child custody battle and issues over alimony, or mediating a divorce and allocating child-related college expenses, Mr. Soilson is committed to helping people resolve their family matters in a cost-effective, child-centric and dignified manner. For his hard work, Mr. Soilson has earned...
Marion Lee Wasserman
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Newton, MA Divorce Lawyer with 36 years experience
(781) 449-4815 100 Wells Avenue
Newton, MA 02459
Divorce and Family
Harvard Law School
Marion Lee Wasserman is admitted to practice in Massachusetts. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation (Certified Member). In addition, she is on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation. As the founder and sole proprietor of Reach Accord Law and Mediation Services*, Marion Lee Wasserman has been specializing in family and divorce matters for over ten years. Her practice is currently dedicated exclusively to these areas of practice. Marion formerly assisted businesses with technology-related legal matters....
Jonathan E. Fields
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Wellesley, MA Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(781) 489-6776 20 William Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Family
Boston University School of Law
Wellesley, MA lawyer, Attorney Jonathan Fields has more than 17 years experience representing clients with a high level of personal care and professionalism. His approach to the complex area of family law is innovative, compassionate and geared to the best interests of his clients. Mr. Fields serves on the executive board of the Massachusetts Council of Family Mediation. In addition, he co-chairs the Nominating Committee for the Massachusetts Council of Family Mediation. Website: http://www.FieldsDennis.com
Nicholas J. LaFountain
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Watertown, MA Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(617) 926-8944 507 Mt. Auburn Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Barbara Drury
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Wellesley Hills, MA Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(617) 542-5542 110 Cedar Street
Suite 250
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Divorce and Family
Suffolk University Law School
Barbara L. Drury is a family law and divorce attorney with over 10 years of experience. Ms. Drury has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in the “Massachusetts Super Lawyers” for the last 6 years.
Lisa Marino
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Newton, MA Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience
(617) 964-8090 288 Walnut St
Newton, MA 02460
Divorce and Family
Suffolk University Law School
Deborah Danger
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Newtonville, MA Divorce Lawyer
(617) 340-3231 60 Austin Street, Suite 210
Newtonville, MA 02460
Divorce, Elder, Estate Planning and Family
DangerLaw, LLC is a law firm specializing in affairs of the heart. Located in Newton, Massachusetts, we specialize in divorce law, custody, estate planning, post-death estate administration, and guardianship. We often see the best people at the hardest moments of their lives. As a result, we plan for the unexpected so that we can help protect your and your family's assets. We support you to put your family first. We work hard to make sure your children experience an optimal transition with as little stress as possible during challenging times. And we help put your mind at ease during the...
Steven Ballard
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Wellesley Hills, MA Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
(781) 591-2750 354 Washington Street
Suite 323
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Domestic Violence and Family
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
Carl Emilio D'Angio Jr
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Waltham, MA Divorce Lawyer with 29 years experience
(781) 894-6028 11 Spring St
Waltham, MA 02451
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Construction and Family
New England Law | Boston
Steven Eric Gurdin
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Wellesley Hills, MA Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
(617) 542-5542 110 Cedar Street
Suite 250
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Divorce and Family
Albany Law School
Mr. Gurdin handles all types of family law cases and has over 20 years of legal experience. Mr. Gurdin has been recognized multiple times by Super Lawyers and has the highest ranking on the Martindale-Hubble Law Directory.
Jo Ann Citron Ph.D.
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Newton, MA Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(617) 326-1300 233 Needham Street
Suite 300
Newton, MA 02464
Divorce and Family
Nicholas Iannuzzi Jr
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Needham, MA Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(781) 239-8900 160 Gould Street
Needham, MA 02494
Divorce and Family
Nicholas A. Iannuzzi, Jr., is a partner who practices in the areas of Civil Litigation, Family Law and Zoning and Permitting. Mr. Iannuzzi graduated from Boston College in 1988 earning a Bachelor of Arts degree, and earned his Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University Law School in 1991. He was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1991 and was also admitted to the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts in 1992, the California Bar in 1994, the Florida Bar in 2000, and the United States Supreme Court in 2002. From 2001 to the present, Attorney Iannuzzi has acted as a Guardian Ad Litem...
Sheryl Dennis
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Wellesley, MA Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(781) 489-6776 20 William Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Justin Lee Kelsey
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Framingham, MA Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(508) 655-5980 160 Speen St. Suite 202
Framingham, MA 01701
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Probate
Boston University
Using knowledge and training to find fair solutions that help bring an END to disputes. We are a FAMILY that helps other families resolve CONFLICT.
Kristin Weberg
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Dedham, MA Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
(781) 952-0074 4 Pearl Street
Dedham, MA 02026
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Northeastern University School of Law
Attorney Weberg has nearly a decade of experience as a zealous, no-stone-unturned advocate for people facing the toughest legal challenges. She provides detail-oriented, holistic counsel with a compassionate approach. Attorney Weberg has represented clients in thousands of matters and has tried both felony and misdemeanor cases before juries, including felony sexual assaults and serious bodily injury cases. She has experience handling all manner of charges, including homicide. As a trial lawyer, Attorney Weberg has extensively litigated a variety of legal issues, including eyewitness identification, coerced confessions, repressed memories, and search and seizure. While practicing in New Hampshire, Attorney Weberg provided...
Elena Tsizer
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Framingham, MA Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(508) 820-3000 188 Concord Street, Suite 301
Framingham, MA 01702
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
Boston University School of Law and New England Law | Boston
Attorney Elena Tsizer graduated from New England School of Law cum laude, in the top 15% of her class and, then, earned her Master of Laws degree in Taxation with concentration in Estate Planning from Boston University. After graduation from law school, she had the honor of serving as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Justices of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court in Suffolk, Middlesex, Bristol and Worcester Counties, where she conducted research on complex legal issues, wrote legal memoranda, drafted decisions, findings of fact, and conclusions of law while working under close supervision of the Justices. ...
Rich Mucci
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Winchester, MA Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(781) 729-3999 63 Shore Rd
#23
Winchester, MA 01890
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Construction and Family
Suffolk University Law School
My full-service law practice has assisted individuals and companies satisfy their personal and professional objectives through cost-efficient negotiation and litigation results. I have an expertise in the fields of business, construction, employment, real estate, personal injury law and criminal defense. I am a trial attorney skilled in both civil and criminal matters. I have successfully tried numerous cases, both to juries and to the bench. I provide a one-stop shop to residents of Boston and the surrounding areas. I have the skill and experience of a big Boston lawyer at suburban prices.
Howard Lewis
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Framingham, MA Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(508) 370-3400 411 Union Avenue
Framingham, MA 01702
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Howard Lewis is a nationally recognized trial attorney that has successfully litigated and brought to verdict over 100 jury trials and over 200 bench trials. Throughout the last two decades of his career, Howard Lewis has represented parties in local and state courts throughout the United States. He believes in personal service and commitment to clients and strives each day to make that a priority. *Voted top divorce attorney in Northeast 2011- 2015 by Arrive Magazine, Superb Rating of 10.0 by Avvo 2011 -2016, and SuperLawyer 2013 -2016. Website: http://HowardLewisLaw.com
Mildred N Phillips
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Boston, MA Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(617) 624-3800 Ten Post Office Square
8th floor
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationDivorce, Consumer, Family and Immigration
Suffolk University Law School
General practice law office advising and representing consumers and businesses on general civil matters including consumer protection, family law, Social Security disability claims, tax audits and collections, immigration and naturalization law. At my office, you will be treated as a person and not as a case. You will be heard no matter how big or how small your case is. I personally handle every case that I agree to work on.
David Feldman
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Boston, MA Divorce Lawyer with 41 years experience
(617) 227-0290 11 Beacon Street, Suite 1100
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Suffolk University Law School
Practice limited to divorce, family law and divorce mediation.
Erin Whelan Pennock
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Belmont, MA Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(617) 489-2288 83 Leonard Street
Suite 6
Belmont, MA 02478
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Erin Whelan Pennock is an experienced attorney who has a wide range of experience in matters relating to family law and alternative dispute resolution. Attorney Pennock focuses her practice primarily in the areas of family law, specifically divorce, pre and post-nuptial agreements, post-divorce matters involving child custody, visitation, child support, retirement division and alimony. Clients appreciate her compassion and ability to connect with them during a difficult time. Attorney Pennock works with her clients and opposing counsel to create creative solutions to the complicated situations that can arise in the midst of a divorce or child-related dispute. She devotes...
Steven E. Altman
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Cambridge, MA Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Suffolk University Law School
Christopher DiBella
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Burlington, MA Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(781) 262-3338 127 Cambridge Street
Burlington, MA 01803
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Suffolk University Law School
Everyone deserves committed legal representation, and Attorney Christopher DiBella has dedicated his legal career to exceeding clients' expectations in every case. The first of his family to attend college, he proceeded to graduate from law school with honors. Since opening DiBella Law Offices, P.C. in 2004, he has earned numerous awards. He was named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer from 2011 through 2017, and has been awarded "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers Association. He also has been named "Rising Star" by Boston Magazine – an honor achieved by no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the...
David Kiley Wilkinson
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Boston, MA Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(617) 795-3611 2 Oliver Street, Suite 302A
Boston, MA 02109
Divorce and Family
California Western School of Law
David K.Wilkinson is a Fellow with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), and started his education when he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington, one of the highest ranked undergraduate business schools in the United States. He was awarded membership to the National Dean’s List. David received his Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law School and graduated in the top one-third of his class. Co-founder of Wilkinson & Finkbeiner, David practices family law for the firm, handling all facets of the practice area, from straightforward negotiation...
Gabrielle L. Denby
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Natick, MA Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
(781) 536-5830 2 Summer Street
Suite 19
Natick, MA 01760
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning and Family
Suffolk University Law School and Syracuse University
Attorney Gabrielle L. Denby founded The Denby Law Office, P.C. in October 2015, and represents clients in all areas of Family Law & Divorce Litigation, Probate and Estate Planning, and LGBTQ/Same-Sex/Non-Traditional Law in Natick, Massachusetts and the Greater Boston Area.

?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...
Yuliya M. Fisher-Nayyer
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Natick, MA Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(508) 843-0750 220 N. Main Street
Suite 301
Natick, MA 01760
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Attorney and Mediator assisting clients in family law and child welfare issues, throughout the Greater Boston area.
Marcia J. Mavrides
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Boston, MA Divorce Attorney with 35 years experience
(617) 723-9900 160 State Street
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Divorce and Family
New England Law | Boston
Marcia Mavrides has been a family law attorney for over 30 years. She has offices in Quincy and Boston. Her areas of practice include divorce, separation, custody, visitation/parenting plans, child support/college expenses, alimony, income attribution, asset division, parental relocation, paternity, grandparents rights, guardianships, modifications, contempt proceedings, restraining orders and mediation. She owes her success to her ability to work closely with each client, helping them toward a comprehensive and clear understanding of the legal process and its impact on their lives. Her goal is to work toward a fair resolution that provides clarity and predictability for her clients long after...
David Altman
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Cambridge, MA Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Juvenile and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
Edward Krippendorf
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Westwood, MA Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(617) 523-3500 355 Providence Hwy
Westwood, MA 02090
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
New England Law | Boston
Steven Charles Goldwyn
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Cambridge, MA Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
Gina Maria Ghioldi
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Lexington, MA Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
(781) 674-2161 57 Bedford Street
Suite 115
Lexington, MA 02420
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney Gina Ghioldi is the founding partner of The Law Office of Gina M. Ghioldi, P.C., a four attorney civil practice law firm located in Lexington, Massachusetts. She is a graduate of Simmons College and Suffolk University Law School. Gina is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.

Gina manages the firm and works very closely with Attorney Rebecca Ryan and Attorney Rhonda Levey on all the firm’s domestic relations cases. She also provides pre-divorce consulting services and acts as a divorce strategist for individuals involved in mediation. Gina receives many client referrals from clergy, mental health...
Cynthia Theresa Runge, Of Counsel
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Boston, MA Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience
(617) 399-8751 171 Milk Street
Suite 400
Boston, MA 02109
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Whittier Law School
Cynthia began her legal practice in small law firms where she gained experience in real estate, landlord/tenant and worker's compensation law. She has also been involved in intellectual property matters for several area non-profits including a local museum library. From 2007-2010, Cynthia served as the Coordinator of Court & Divorce Mediation Services at Community Dispute Settlement Center in Cambridge. Since that time, Cynthia's primary focus has been on family law, divorce mediation and juvenile law (care & protection/children requiring assistance matters). Cynthia's objective is to provide compassionate, realistic, and thorough legal representation so her clients transition into the...
Lauren Popovitch
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Cambridge, MA Divorce Attorney
(617) 863-7847 2294 Massachusetts Avenue 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02140
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Albany Law School
Popovitch Law LLC practices Divorce and Family Law at the highest level of skill, knowledge, and experience. Lauren Popovitch is a premier Boston Divorce and Family Lawyer with a reputation for excellence and a strong record of success. Lauren Popovitch is committed to achieving the best outcome for you and your family.
Bart Peter Simonian
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Cambridge, MA Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Juvenile
New England Law | Boston
Robert Setterbo
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Boston, MA Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
(617) 795-3611 2 Oliver Street
Suite 302A
Boston, MA 02109
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of San Diego School of Law
Robert Bradley Setterbo II, Esq.’s practice has focused on Family Law and Domestic Relations cases for approximately 7 years in Boston and New Bedford, MA. serving the counties of Suffolk, Bristol, Plymouth, Essex, Middlesex, Worcester, Norfolk, and Barnstable. He has successfully handled Divorces, Child Custody, Visitation, Division of Assets and Debt, Spousal Support (alimony), Child Support, Relocations, Grandparent Visitation, Restraining Orders, and many other issues. Robert has personally handled dozens of cases from intake, through law and motion, hearings and requests for temporary orders, short trials and long trials, post-judgment modification motions and requests for relief. He has the...
Matthew Barach
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Framingham, MA Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(888) 209-7080 40 Speen Street, Suite 205
Framingham, MA 01701
Divorce and Family
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Matthew Barach is a seasoned family law and divorce lawyer serving clients throughout Framingham, MA. He offers counsel for same-sex divorce, child custody, paternity, and various other legal issues. Attorney Barach holds a 9.3 Superb Avvo Rating and 20+ years of proven experience. It is Attorney Barach’s goal to resolve his clients’ cases in an efficient manner so that they can move forward with their lives. He is well-versed in all the laws surrounding divorce and similar cases and uses this insight to benefit his clients’ situations. Attorney Barach is also familiar with local judges, giving him an insider perspective...
Robert DiLibero
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Boston, MA Divorce Lawyer with 38 years experience
500 Commercial Street
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
New England Law | Boston
Massachusetts Probate Attorney and Family Law Lawyer: Robert DiLibero was raised in Providence, Rhode Island, before moving to Massachusetts to attend Boston University. As a child of the 60's, his academic path took a circuitous route with a year off to serve as a VISTA Volunteer on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota, followed by nearly four years of service with the United States Army Security Agency with assignments to Bad Aibling, Germany, the National Security Agency, Cu Chi, Vietnam and Two Rock Ranch Station in Petaluma, California. He received a B.S. in English from Boston University after his military...
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Considering divorce?

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.