Westport, Massachusetts Divorce Lawyers

Brian D. Roman
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Free Consultation! Skilled & Dedicated Divorce Lawyer! Protecting Your Rights!

I provide aggressive advocacy and zealous representation for those with family law concerns. I will work to protect your family’s rights and interests! Visit my website for information or call for a free consultation.
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Wilfred C. Driscoll Jr.
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Divorce, Custody, Visitation and More. Over 30 Yrs Exp. Rated a 5 Star Attorney.

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... Read More »
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North Westport, MA Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(508) 636-4002 1125 State Rd
North Westport, MA 02790
Divorce, Family and Workers' Comp
Timothy P Horan
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New Bedford, MA Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(508) 992-0630 32R Hillman Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Family
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Horan is a 2003 graduate from New England School of Law. He is the former Chief Investigator and Prosecutor at the Division of Professional Licensure's Health Care Fraud Unit. He represents clients in the following areas of law since 2004: Family Law - Divorce, Mediation, Separate Support, Child Custody, Child Support, Guardianships, Personal Injury- Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Product Liabilities, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Employment Law and Real Estate. He is a member of the Bristol County Bar Association, and New Bedford Bar Association. He served on the Old Rochester Regional School...
Wilfred C. Driscoll Jr.
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Fall River, MA Divorce Lawyer with 42 years experience
(508) 672-8718 209 Bedford Street
Suite 201
Fall River, MA 02720
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.
Robert Setterbo
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New Bedford, MA Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
(508) 316-9720 555 Pleasant Street
Suite 2A
New Bedford, MA 02740
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...
Marc Roberts
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Fall River, MA Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(508) 672-2322 56 N Main St
Suite 323
Fall River, MA 02720
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Domestic Violence and Family
Roger Williams University School of Law
My name is Attorney Marc Roberts and I want to let you know a little about me and what I believe about the law. I am a graduate of the University of Hartford with a Bachelorâs of the Arts Degree obtained from majoring in Psychology. I obtained my law degree at Roger Williams University School of Law in 2004. I passed the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Bar Examinations in 2004 and have been a practicing attorney ever since. My career started off as an Assistant District Attorney for the Bristol County District Attorneyâs Office where I was stationed primarily in the...
David Kiley Wilkinson
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New Bedford, MA Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(508) 316-9720 555 Pleasant Street
Suite 2A
New Bedford, MA 02740
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...
Paul Lancia
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Fall River, MA Divorce Attorney
(774) 929-0565 PO Box 9502 Providence 02940
Fall River, MA 02940
Divorce, Animal, Domestic Violence and Family
Law practice providing legal representation and consulting services to individuals and business. Firm associates practicing in the areas of commercial law and litigation, business and real estate law, construction law criminal defense, domestic relations, personal injury and civil rights; special education/disabilty law, estate probate and litigation. Admiralty, Maritime and Marine Salvage law. International matters with a legal significance. Immigration, Visas, Contracts, Import/Export Experienced working within EU countries. Subspecialty practice of representation of motorcyclists and motorcyclist organizations with issues involving motorcycle specific laws and enforcement; lobbying; injuries resulting while operating a motorcycle and related legal matters. Providing pro bono legal services to deserving individuals and...
Matthew Aspden
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Somerset, MA Divorce Lawyer with 32 years experience
(508) 674-0890 1026 County St
Somerset, MA 02726
Divorce, Family, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Laurie P. Mullen
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Fall River, MA Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience
(508) 679-9811 161 Lindsey Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Over 23 years of experience in all phases of family law. Locations in Fall River and Rehoboth. Serving Bristol and Plymouth Counties. Divorce mediation services offered.
Nicholas R. Sylvia
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New Bedford, MA Divorce Attorney
(508) 717-7869 257 Union Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
University of Massachusetts School of Law
Michelle M. Gagne Esq.
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Fall River, MA Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(508) 324-1001 275 Martine St.
Suite 200
Fall River, MA 02723
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Bill Farias
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Fall River, MA Divorce Attorney
(508) 675-0464 215 Bank Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Divorce
Eric P. DiMarzio
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Taunton, MA Divorce Lawyer with 7 years experience
(508) 971-1251 170 High St
Taunton, MA 02780
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Immigration
Roger Williams University School of Law
Thank you for taking time to get to know my practice and all I can offer you as my client. Licensed in Massachusetts my office is conveniently located just south of the Taunton Green with easy access to Routes 24 and 495. I have recently expanded to an office right off Rt. 95 in Warwick, RI. In addition, I meet clients in a satellite office conveniently located right off Route 9 in Worcester. The foundation of my practice is and always will be criminal defense. Some of the types of criminal cases I have handled include drunk driving...
Michael P. Costa
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Swansea, MA Divorce Attorney
(617) 694-6035 1010 G.A.R. Highway
Swansea, MA 02777
Divorce, Business, Family and Juvenile
Fall River, MA Divorce Attorney
(508) 679-7998 209 Bedford St
Fall River, MA 02720
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
New Bedford, MA Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(508) 996-8291 388 County St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Municipal
New Bedford, MA Divorce Attorney with 39 years experience
(508) 993-4100 14 S 6th St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
New Bedford, MA Divorce Attorney with 33 years experience
(508) 990-1077 63 Ash St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Smith Mills, MA Divorce Attorney with 45 years experience
(508) 999-6405 88 Faunce Corner Rd
Smith Mills, MA 02747
Divorce and Family
Fall River, MA Divorce Lawyer with 32 years experience
(508) 679-9811 161 Lindsey St
Fall River, MA 02720
Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Fall River, MA Divorce Attorney
(508) 677-1377 456 Rock St
Fall River, MA 02720
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Fall River, MA Divorce Attorney
(508) 676-7141 38 Rock St
Fall River, MA 02720
Divorce, Employment, Family and Personal Injury
Cornell Law School
Fall River, MA Divorce Lawyer with 33 years experience
(508) 677-7777 223 Durfee St
Fall River, MA 02720
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Fall River, MA Divorce Lawyer
(508) 677-9700 57 N Main St
Fall River, MA 02720
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Ruthanne Withers
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Attleboro, MA Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(508) 222-0002 144 Bank Street
P.O. Box 2320
Attleboro, MA 02703
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Northeastern University School of Law
An associate with the firm and focuses her practice on domestic relations matters, including divorce, custody, child support, contempt, and modification cases. Attorney Withers graduated magna cum laude from The George Washington University in 2000 with a B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature. After graduation she worked for two years as a litigation paralegal for a Washington, D.C., personal injury firm. She graduated with her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 2005 where she participated in the Domestic Violence Clinic. From 2005 through 2013 she was employed as a Staff Attorney at Community Legal Aid specializing...
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.
Amber R. Cohen
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Raynham, MA Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience
(508) 880-6677 10 Commerce Way
Raynham, MA 02767
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
Areas of practice: Adoption, Divorce, Child Support Modification, Family Law, Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Estate Litigation, Guardianship of Incapacitated Persons, Guardianship of Minors, Termination of Guardianship, Paternity, Restraining Orders, Debt Collection, Visitation/Custody Dispute, 93A Consumer Protection, and General Litigation Before co-founding Cohen Cleary, P.C., Attorney Cohen worked as associate counsel with Schonland & Associates, P.C. Attorney Cohen concentrates her legal practice in the areas of family law, probate and estates, guardianships of minors and incapacitated persons as well as civil litigation. Attorney Cohen is passionate about her work in representing those who are in need of legal representation, and strives...
Brian D. Roman
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North Attleboro, MA Divorce Lawyer with 28 years experience
(508) 699-5554 98 Orne St
North Attleboro, MA 02760
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney Roman is a zealous advocate who will provide you with the legal representation you deserve.
Marcia J. Mavrides
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Quincy, MA Divorce Attorney with 35 years experience
21 McGrath Highway
Suite 402
Quincy, MA 02169
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...
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...
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. ...
Gabriel Cheong
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Quincy, MA Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(617) 250-8236 859 Willard Street
Suite 400
Quincy, MA 02169
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.
George Papachristos
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Milton, MA Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(617) 328-7100 500 Granite Ave
#6
Milton, MA 02186
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and Family
Massachusetts School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
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...
Kevin William Gaughen Jr
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Weymouth, MA Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(781) 335-0374 528 Broad St.
Weymouth, MA 02189
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Real Estate
Suffolk University Law School
Kevin W. Gaughen, Jr. joined the firm in August of 2009 from the Norfolk County District Attorneys office. Gaughen served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Wrentham, Quincy, Stoughton and Dedham District Courts and as the Assistant District Attorney in charge of the Brookline District and Juvenile Courts. Attorney Gaughen is known for his zealous trial advocacy. In an appeals court case, opposing counsel characterized him as to have "pummeled into the jury's consciousness"1 important portions of the case. The case was decided in his client's favor.

Attorney Gaughen is a graduate of...
Robert Finlay
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Taunton, MA Divorce Attorney with 8 years experience
(508) 884-6067 4 Court Street
Suite #108
Taunton, MA 02780
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Personal Injury
St. Thomas University School of Law
I am originally from Houston, Texas but spent many formative years in New York State. I am a proud husband for the last 8 years and soon to be father of twins. I am an avid outdoors enthusiast and enjoy fishing and kayaking. I originally went to law school thinking I would become a corporate lawyer in a large firm but found myself (through experience) wanting to help people one by one and be an independent attorney. I've been an independent for five years and have enjoyed every moment of it.
Meghan L Howard
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Foxboro, MA Divorce Attorney with 4 years experience
(508) 543-0600 132 Central Street
Suite 209
Foxboro, MA 02035
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
I am an enthusiastic advocate for my clients. My firm allows me to practice many areas of the law, but my favorite areas are family law, personal injury, civil litigation, and criminal law. I strive to maintain active in the legal community by participating in the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts, and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.
Beth M. Nussbaum
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Sharon, MA Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(781) 327-1907 1 Post Office Square
Sharon, MA 02067
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Boston College Law School
Nussbaum Family Law provides mediation and collaborative representation in family law matters such as prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, contested and uncontested divorce, modification or contempt involving issues such as paternity, child custody, parenting time, and support. We believe in a collaborative approach to solving family law issues peacefully whenever possible, to save you the expense, stress, uncertainty and loss of privacy of a court case. In addition to collaborative law and mediation, Nussbaum Family Law provides mediation support services including consulting and document review services. When court is unavoidable, we offer skilled, effective negotiation-based advocacy to achieve your goals and...
John Andrew Ullian
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Braintree, MA Divorce Lawyer with 34 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.
Stephen F McDonough Esq.
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Norfolk, MA Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(508) 359-4043 65 Holbrook St
Suite 270
Norfolk, MA 02056
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Probate
Suffolk University Law School
I am a divorce and family law attorney and mediator in Massachusetts, and the owner of Next Phase Legal LLC in Norfolk, MA. I also provide parenting coordination services and am a trained collaborative law practitioner.

For more info about me, you can read my full bio here: http://nextphaselegal.com/about-us/stephen-mcdonough/
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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.