Boston, Massachusetts Divorce Lawyers

Daniel C. Roache
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Free Consultation! Diligent Divorce & Family Attorney! Skilled Representation!

I am an experienced and knowledgeable Massachusetts divorce attorney. I will work tirelessly for the best possible results! Visit my website to see client reviews and case results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jill MacDonald
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Free Consultation! Successful Divorce Law Advocacy Across Massachusetts!

I am a skilled and accomplished divorce attorney. I aggressively protect the rights and interests of those going through a divorce! Visit my website to see testimonials and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Susannah Brown
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Divorce and Family Law specialist Aggressive Effective Representation

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At the Law Offices of Susannah L. Brown we specialize in Divorce and Family Law. Call us today for a free consultation.We have offices on the South Shore (Pembroke) and Cape Cod (West Dennis) Read More »
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Exclusive Representation for Discerning Clients

A recipient of multiple awards, seen on Fox and ABC News, and honored by dozens of client testimonials, Ali Shahrestani offers intense and affordable representation, consistent communications & professional advocacy. Read More »
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Erin Whelan Pennock
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Belmont, MA Divorce Attorney with 12 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...
Christopher J Finn
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Saugus, MA Divorce Attorney
(781) 484-1066 539 Lincoln Avenue
Saugus, MA 01906
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
Raised in Saugus, Massachusetts, on Boston’s north shore, Attorney Christopher J. Finn is proud to have established his law office in the town in which he grew up. Chris received his J.D., cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School located in downtown Boston, with a Business Law and Financial Services Concentration with Distinction. He served on the Editorial Board of his law school’s Transnational Law Review and has won an award for his outstanding oral advocacy. Chris has appeared and successfully argued motions and trials in the District, Superior and Probate and Family Courts of the Commonwealth...
George Papachristos
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Milton, MA Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(617) 328-7100 500 Granite Ave
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Milton, MA 02186
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and Family
Massachusetts School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Phil A. Taylor
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Stoneham, MA Divorce Lawyer with 16 years experience
(781) 438-7100 2 Main Street, Suite 325
Stoneham, MA 02180
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Collections and Family
New England Law | Boston
Rich Mucci
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Winchester, MA Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(781) 729-3999 63 Shore Rd
Ste 23
Winchester, MA 01890
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Construction and Family
Suffolk University Law School
Massachusetts Award Winning Attorney Richard Mucci is the founder of Winchester MA based Law Offices of Richard Mucci. Attorney Mucci is an experienced litigation lawyer who understands all facets of business, civil litigation and criminal defense. His law firm has strong expertise in employment law, personal injury, real estate law, divorce, estate planning, criminal law and construction law to name a few.

Knowing that clients, like patients, rarely have just one issue, Attorney Mucci is able to move seamlessly among diverse practice areas. Ahead of the curve, the Law Offices of Richard Mucci provides a one-stop shop to the surrounding...
Judith R. Kaplan
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Braintree, MA Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
(781) 923-1680 25 Braintree Hill Office Park
Suite 200
Braintree, MA 02184
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Villanova University School of Law
I hold a B.A. in child development and earned my law degree from the Villanova University School of Law. After working for the Department of Social Services and a small boutique divorce law firm in Boston, I decided to go out on my own and offer mediation as an alternative to costly divorce litigation. I now work with families out of my Norwell and Braintree locations as a divorce mediator. My mission is to help clients minimize the financial and psychological impacts of separation and divorce.

I will organize the divorce mediation process to minimize your stress and...
John Andrew Ullian
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Braintree, MA Divorce Lawyer with 35 years experience
(781) 848-5980 220 Forbes Road, Suite 106
Braintree, MA 02184
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Foreclosure Defense
University of Toledo
John Ullian received his undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, his law degree from University of Toledo Law School, a Masters in Education from Northeastern University, and his Doctorate in Education from Boston University. In 1984, John joined the law firm his father, Leonard Ullian, started in 1978 to focus on bankruptcy law, divorce and domestic relations matters, litigation and school law. Today, John runs the Law Firm of Ullian & Associates, P.C., and is licensed to practice in both Massachusetts and Florida.
Ms. Franceska J. O'Reilly
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Wakefield, MA Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
(617) 680-3847 21 West Water Street
Wakefield, MA 01880
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, DUI and Elder
New England Law | Boston and National University of Ireland Galway
I practice elder law, family law, business law and do general practice work in both Wakefield, Massachusetts and Salem, Massachusetts.
Kathleen Black Reynolds
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Woburn, MA Divorce Attorney
(781) 277-7399 390 Main Street
Suite 200
Woburn, MA 01801
Free ConsultationDivorce, Collections, Domestic Violence and Family
Massachusetts School of Law
Kathleen has experience representing clients in many legal matters, with a strong focus on criminal defense, RMV hearings, family law and small claims. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and practices throughout the Commonwealth. She is the chair of the Wilmington Historical Commission, and co-founded the Friends of Wilmington Tennis. Kathleen is compassionate, intelligent, and dedicated to her clients. When not assisting clients, she enjoys spending time with her kids, playing tennis, hiking, reading, exploring Cape Ann, and attending local community events. To contact Attorney Reynolds for legal or notary services, please call 781.569.5840, x.205 or email...
J. De'Aun Sardella
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Quincy, MA Divorce Attorney with 8 years experience
(781) 353-6470 859 Willard Street
One Adams Place, Suite 400
Quincy, MA 02169
Free ConsultationDivorce, Elder, Estate Planning and Family
Stetson University College of Law
De'Aun is the founder and managing principal of Sardella Law Firm, P.C. She is focused on meeting the legal needs for individuals in Massachusetts in the areas of family law, estate planning, probate and personal injury. De'Aun is licensed as an Attorney in Massachusetts and Florida. Additionally, she is licensed to practice nursing in Massachusetts and Florida. De'Aun is nationally certified as a Medicare Set-Aside Consultant. She has extensive experience as a Registered Nurse primarily in critical care and the emergency department caring for adult and pediatric patients.
Elizabeth L. Comproni
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Massachusetts Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience

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Susan A. Fiore
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Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience

I help clients in family law, social security disability, workers’ compensation, personal injury, and probate cases. Read More »
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Wilfred C. Driscoll Jr.
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Quincy, MA Divorce Lawyer with 43 years experience
(617) 302-6870 One Adams Place
859 Willard Street, Suite 400
Quincy, MA 02169
Free ConsultationDivorce, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
New England Law | Boston
I have been a lawyer in Fall River, Massachusetts for over 30 years. I have practiced extensively in the courts in Bristol County, Plymouth County, Suffolk County and Norfolk County. My practice focuses on Divorce and Criminal Law including DUI/OUI. I handle all aspects of Family Law including child custody, visitation, father's rights, divorce modifications, separation agreements and property division. I also have an office in Quincy, MA. There is no cost for your first appointment.
Diane M Shields
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Quincy, MA Divorce Attorney with 31 years experience
(617) 773-5755 21 Mayor Thomas J. McGrath Highway
Suite 501
Quincy, MA 02169
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Personal Injury
New England Law | Boston
Diane M. Shields founded her law practice in 1987. She believes that each of her clients deserves her personal attention and dedication to their case. Strong and effective advocacy is Attorney Shields’ paramount commitment to her clients. During the last 24 years, she has achieved successful outcomes for her clients during the litigation of their cases. Diane Shields’ experience includes motion hearings, settlement conferences, trial preparation, depositions, civil trials and jury trials. Diane Shields prides herself on always being available to answer questions and to address the concerns of her clients on their cases. She has earned a reputation...
Kathleen B. Reynolds
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Woburn, MA Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(781) 935-7104 390 Main Street
Suite 200
Woburn, MA 01801
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Massachusetts School of Law
My practice focuses on family law and criminal defense. I provide honest and practical advice to my clients, paying particular attention to their individual needs. My clients take an active role in their cases and we work together to obtain just, timely and cost-effective results.
Rosanne Paula Klovee
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Stoneham, MA Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
(781) 438-5222 92 Montvale Avenue
Suite 2700
Stoneham, MA 02180
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Suffolk University Law School
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....
Katharine G. Kelly
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Newton, MA Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(617) 969-2900 233 Needham Street
Suite 540
Newton, MA 02464
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
New England Law | Boston
I concentrate my practice on all areas of divorce and family law litigation and mediation, including separation agreements, child custody and parenting plans, alimony, child support, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, paternity, guardianship, modification, and contempt proceedings. In addition to representing one spouse in a family law matter, I am a trained mediator who helps couples amicably resolve their disputes.

I believe in innovative solutions to complex family problems. I am a compassionate advisor, zealous advocate and creative problem solver, blending law and human services to provide my clients with choices, practical legal guidance and strategic advice while staying focused on each...
Brett Hans Little
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Winchester, MA Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
(617) 717-8966 10 Sheffield Road
Winchester, MA 01890
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Construction
Brooklyn Law School
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
Les Wallerstein
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Lexington, MA Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience
1620 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA 02420
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
New England Law | Boston
David Callahan
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Braintree, MA Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(508) 372-1200 25 Braintree Hill Park, Suite 200
Braintree, MA 02184
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
New England Law | Boston
Licensed to Practice Law in Massachusetts, Connecticut and before the U.S. District Court of the Commonwealth.

Attorney David L. Callahan has been practicing law for over ten years. His primary focus is domestic relations including divorce, custody, modification actions, child support, alimony, paternity, guardianship, adoption, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Having been involved in thousands of family law matters across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts he puts that experience to use in every case he handles. Attorney Callahan has litigated matters on behalf of people from every walk of life including fathers seeking to enforce their rights, members of the military, the LGBT...
Joshua D. Brabant
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Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience

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Kelly Belt Scibelli
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Quincy, MA Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(617) 770-0080 PO Box 692144
Suite37
Quincy, MA 02269
Divorce, Family and Juvenile
New England Law | Boston
Named to the Who's Who of Attorneys for 2019, Kelly Scibelli's law career focuses on compassionate legal representation in divorce, post-divorce and juvenile criminal defense.
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...
Alan Pransky
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Dedham, MA Divorce Lawyer with 40 years experience
20 Eastbrook Rd
Dedham, MA 02026
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
In Dedham, Massachusetts, we represent individuals and families in a wide range of areas under the law, including: •Family law and divorce — including all aspects of divorce law, such as child custody, child support and property division, as well as other family law issues, including spousal abuse, paternity and separation •Real estate — including guidance for buyers, sellers, lenders, landlords and tenants in a wide range of transactions and litigation issues •Estate administration and probate — including settling debts, notifying creditors, preparing and filing all documents and resolving any claims against an estate •Civil law — including personal injury, breach of contract and...
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
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...
Peter M. Dempsey
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Quincy, MA Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(781) 331-1500 859 Willard Street, Suite 400
Quincy, MA 02169
Divorce, Criminal, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Golden Gate University School of Law
Former assistant district attorney with 29 years of experience offers representation in personal injury, estate planning and administration, criminal defense and family law.
Michelle Sacco Massaro
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Woburn, MA Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(781) 281-0734 500 W Cummings Park # 2475
Woburn, MA 01801
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support, Guardianship, Visitation, Division of Marital Property, Tax Consequences of Divorce, Alimony (spousal support), Prenuptial Agreements, Prenuptial Modifications and Wills / Estate Planning. The Law Office of Michelle Sacco Massaro is conveniently located across from the Salem Massachusetts court house and serves Essex County including Amesbury MA, Andover MA, North Andover MA, Ballardvale MA, Beverly MA, Beverly Farms, Boxford MA, West Boxford MA, Bradford MA, Byfield MA, Cape Ann MA, Danvers MA, Essex MA, Georgetown MA, Gloucester MA, Groveland MA, Hamilton MA, South Hamilton MA, Haverhill MA, Ipswich MA, Lawrence MA, Lynn MA, Lynnfield MA, Manchester-by-the-Sea...
Bruce Watson
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Quincy, MA Divorce Attorney
(617) 773-4111 21 Franklin Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Divorce, Criminal and Legal Malpractice
Boston University School of Law
EXPERIENCED DIVORCE LITIGATION ATTORNEY: Bruce Watson has been practicing law in Massachusetts for 30 years and has successfully represented numerous individuals in the civil and criminal justice systems. Attorney Watson’s practice concentrates on divorce and divorce litigation matters. Following law school, Attorney Watson worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts pursuing civil recoveries from doctors and other health care organizations. Thereafter, Attorney Watson worked for several law firms in Boston, concentrating on representation of individual health care providers and organizations and handling numerous plaintiff personal injury matters. Websites: http://www.BostonSouthAttorney.com http://www.Boston-South-Divorce.com
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
Matthew Solomon
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Arlington, MA Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(617) 201-9060 190 Mystic Valley Parkway
Arlington, MA 02474
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Family
Northeastern University School of Law
Nicholas Iannuzzi Jr
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Needham, MA Divorce Lawyer with 28 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...
James H. Davis
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Quincy, MA Divorce Lawyer
(617) 773-6662 15 Cottage Avenue
Quincy, MA 02169
Divorce
Compationate, Experienced & Aggressive Attorney with years of experience successfully solving Divorce, Child Custody, Alimony and other Family Law issues for people in Quincy, Weymouth, Braintree, Milton as well as the greater Boston area.
Lawrence Levin
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Quincy, MA Divorce Attorney with 31 years experience
(617) 471-5700 875 Southern Artery
Quincy, MA 02169
Divorce, Bankruptcy and Family
Richard C. Bremer, Jr
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Dedham, MA Divorce Lawyer with 39 years experience
(781) 461-8600 450 Washington Street
Suite 107
Dedham, MA 02026
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Municipal
Boston University School of Law
Stephanie Sprague
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Quincy, MA Divorce Lawyer
(617) 472-8400 1495 Hancock Street
2nd Floor
Quincy, MA 02169
Divorce, Family, Personal Injury and Products Liability
New England Law | Boston
Johanna Gatta
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Stoneham, MA Divorce Lawyer
(617) 791-8887 61 Main Street
Stoneham, MA 02180
Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Janet Hope Magenheim
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Newton, MA Divorce Attorney with 39 years experience
(617) 965-1112 275 Grove Street
Suite 2-400
Newton, MA 02466
Divorce, Business, Family and Real Estate
Ellen Anna Wright
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Tewksbury, MA Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
(978) 851-2291 1445 Main Street
Tewksbury, MA 01876
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Personal Injury
Massachusetts School of Law
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 Association, and the Massachusetts Bar Association. She has been recognized by the Client Securities Board for her pro bono contributions was recently recognized by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys as one of the top 10 family law attorneys in 2017. She is a volunteer conciliator for the Middlesex County Bar Association. She is a graduate of Salem State College...
Josey Lyne Payne Esq.
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Rockland, MA Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
(781) 871-0257 Eleven Albion Court
Rockland, MA 02370
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
New England Law | Boston
Your Life | Your Lawyer. Attorney Josey Lyne Payne serves families in Southeastern Massachusetts. By having an attorney that associates with other legal professionals, there is no need to hire a multitude of lawyers. Attorney Payne can advocate for your family in many areas of law, providing the expertise needed as well as the personal contact most clients want and need.
Todd D. Beauregard
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Boston, MA Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
(978) 275-1919 77 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
Practice: Upon graduation from law school and having passed the Massachusetts Bar Examination in 1995, Attorney Beauregard joined the law firm of Palma Law Offices, P.C., in Lowell, Massachusetts. Attorney Beauregard opened his own practice in Lowell, Massachusetts in 2006, whose main office is located at 25 Central Street in Lowell, MA 01852. Since 2006, the firm has grown to meet the increased demand for experienced and ethical legal representation, with offices in Nashua, NH, North Andover, MA and Boston, MA. Attorney Beauregard is licensed to practice in all Massachusetts state courts, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and the United States Federal Court...
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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.