Westport, Massachusetts Divorce Lawyers

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 on Divorce and... Read More »
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North Westport, MA Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(508) 636-4002 1125 State Rd
North Westport, MA 02790
Divorce, Family and Workers' Comp
Wilfred C. Driscoll Jr.
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Fall River, MA Divorce Lawyer with 43 years experience
(508) 672-8718 209 Bedford Street
Suite 201
Fall River, MA 02720
Free ConsultationDivorce, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
New England School of Law
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.
Timothy P Horan
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New Bedford, MA Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(508) 992-0630 785 Rockdale Avenue
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...
Anthony Doss
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New Bedford, MA Divorce Lawyer with 1 year experience
(508) 542-3510 257 Union Street
C/O Justice Bridge Legal Center
New Bedford, MA 02740
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
University of Massachusetts School of Law
Robert Setterbo
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New Bedford, MA Divorce Lawyer with 11 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 15 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 17 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 34 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 30 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.
Susan A. Fiore
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Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience

I help clients in family law, social security disability, workers’ compensation, personal injury, and probate cases. Read More »
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Nicholas R. Sylvia
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New Bedford, MA Divorce Attorney
(508) 717-7869 257 Union Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Landlord Tenant
University of Massachusetts School of Law
Attorney Sylvia is driven to improve the lives of his clients through hard work and dedication. He brings a wealth of legal experience in the private, public and non-profit sectors. He has worked alongside a Massachusetts Superior Court Justice, alongside a Registrar of Probate, within two counties' District Attorney's Offices, and has practiced before every tribunal of the Department of Industrial Accidents throughout the Commonwealth.

He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts School of Law, where he received the Leader of Justice Award for performing over 890 hours of pro bono work in just 2 years. As an...
Bill Farias
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Fall River, MA Divorce Attorney
(508) 675-0464 215 Bank Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Divorce
Michelle M. Gagne Esq.
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Fall River, MA Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(508) 324-1001 275 Martine St.
Suite 200
Fall River, MA 02723
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
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 Lawyer with 34 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) 679-7998 209 Bedford St
Fall River, MA 02720
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
New Bedford, MA Divorce Attorney with 35 years experience
(508) 990-1077 63 Ash St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
New Bedford, MA Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
(508) 996-8291 388 County St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Municipal
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 35 years experience
(508) 677-7777 223 Durfee St
Fall River, MA 02720
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
New Bedford, MA Divorce Attorney with 41 years experience
(508) 993-4100 14 S 6th St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Smith Mills, MA Divorce Attorney with 47 years experience
(508) 999-6405 88 Faunce Corner Rd
Smith Mills, MA 02747
Divorce and Family
Fall River, MA Divorce Lawyer
(508) 677-9700 57 N Main St
Fall River, MA 02720
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Gabriel Cheong
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Quincy, MA Divorce Attorney with 13 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.
Edward Krippendorf
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Westwood, MA Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(617) 523-3500 355 Providence Hwy
Westwood, MA 02090
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Edward Krippendorf, a partner at Eisenstadt, Krippendorf, and Galvin, has years of experience helping clients in need of legal help. He focuses his practice in Criminal Defense and Family Law, areas in which he prides himself on the outcomes that he gets for his clients.

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...
Amber R. Cohen
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Raynham, MA Divorce Lawyer with 12 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...
Elena Tsizer
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Framingham, MA Divorce Lawyer with 14 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. ...
David Callahan
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Mansfield, MA Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(508) 372-1200 20 Cabot Blvd., Suite 300
Mansfield, MA 02048
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 fifteen 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...
Meghan L Howard
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Foxboro, MA Divorce Attorney with 5 years experience
(508) 543-0600 132 Central Street
Suite 209
Foxboro, MA 02035
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
Meghan L. Howard joined Stopa & Associates as an Associate Attorney in July 2015. Ms. Howard focuses her practice in family law, divorce, personal injury, criminal defense.

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...
Kristin Weberg
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Dedham, MA Divorce Attorney with 11 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...
Josey Lyne Payne Esq.
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Rockland, MA Divorce Lawyer with 6 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.
Gabrielle L. Denby
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Natick, MA Divorce Lawyer with 6 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...
Robert Finlay
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Taunton, MA Divorce Attorney with 9 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.
Susan A. Fiore
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Canton, MA Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(617) 620-5762 793 Washington St
1st Floor
Canton, MA 02021
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Probate and Social Security Disability
University of Massachusetts School of Law
I help clients in family law, social security disability, workers’ compensation, personal injury, and probate cases.
Susannah Brown
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Pembroke, MA Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience
(781) 829-6870 100 Schoosett Street
Pembroke, MA 02359
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Juvenile
Emory University School of Law
Susannah Brown practices primarily in Divorce and Family Law. She represents clients in a full range of family matters including divorce, child custody, parenting plans, child support, alimony and marital property division. Her experience extends to post divorce issues as well, such as modifications, contempt actions, adoptions and guardianships. Attorney Brown is also a Certified Mediator. Whether providing amicable mediation or acrimonious litigation, she will pursue the best possible results. Attorney Brown is dedicated to both aggressive representation, and compassionate advocacy for your rights and needs, in an effective, expeditious and affordable manner.

Attorney Brown received her J.D. from...
James M Lynch
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HIngham, MA Divorce Attorney with 42 years experience
(781) 253-2049 62 Derby Street
Suites 4-5
HIngham, MA 02043
Divorce, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
Suffolk University Law School
James M. Lynch, has been a practicing attorney since 1977 and is a Principal and the President of Lynch & Owens, P.C. A resident of Hingham since 1983, Jim’s experience as both an Assistant District Attorney in Suffolk County and as a litigator in all Courts in Massachusetts since 1977 has proven invaluable in his aggressive and professional representation of the clients of Stevenson, Lynch & Owens. Today, Jim specializes in probate and family law, personal injury cases and select areas of criminal law. Jim graduated from Boston College (B.S. 1973) and Suffolk University Law School (J.D. 1976). Jim...
Ruthanne Withers
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Attleboro, MA Divorce Attorney with 14 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...
Sarah Y. Hubbard
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Medfield, MA Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
(508) 359-4043 266 Main Street
Suite 16
Medfield, MA 02052
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Suffolk University Law School
Jeffrey A. Soilson
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Wellesley Hills, MA Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(617) 542-5542 110 Cedar Street
Suite 250
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
JEFFREY A. SOILSON is a partner at Fitch Law Partners LLP where he represents clients in a broad range of divorce, family law and probate litigation matters. Mr. Soilson is the President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), and a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML). He serves as a certified divorce mediator, family law arbitrator, trained conciliator and court-approved parenting coordinator - often in an effort to reduce the negative impact of high-conflict litigation on children of divorce and separation. Volunteering and providing leadership in organizations that...
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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.