Acton Family Lawyers

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Christopher H. Mingace
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Massachusetts Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience

Attorney Christopher H. Mingace has practiced law in the state of Massachusetts for the past 25 years, helping families navigate the complex legal world in which we live. Attorney Mingace began his career as a solo... Read More »
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Dennis Benzan Esq.
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Free Consultation! Determined & Dedicated Family Law Attorney! Legal Expertise!

I provide exceptional legal representation in all areas of family law. I will work tirelessly to deliver results for you and your family! Call for a free consultation, visit my website to see results and testimonials. Read More »
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Todd D. Beauregard
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Concord, MA Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(978) 275-1919 45 Walden Street #1
Concord, MA 01742
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce 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...
Annasophia Salvia
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Acton, MA Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(978) 264-0250 289 Great Road, Suite 101
Acton, MA 01720
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Suffolk University Law School
Anna Salvia concentrates her practice in all areas of domestic relations law, including divorce, paternity, custody, child support, modification, contempt, adoption, and grandparent visitation, as well as the handling of restraining orders. Prior to joining Harsip & Stuart, she gained valuable experience in these areas through internships with the Middlesex Probate and Family Court and the SERV Conciliation program as well as through her participation in the Suffolk University Law School Family Advocacy Clinic and in various pro bono programs with which she had the opportunity to work.
Sheara Friend
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Concord, MA Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(978) 464-9001 676 Elm Street, Suite 400
Concord, MA 01742
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Sheara Friend’s family law practice is built upon her reputation as a fierce advocate for individuals and families. A seasoned courtroom champion, Sheara has devoted over thirty years to the practice of family law, including all aspects of divorce and separation, complaints for contempt and modification, and appeals. She is well-versed in high net-worth divorces, mediation, and collaborative law. Sheara has experience in all aspects of family law, including parenting plans, contested custody matters, out-of-state removal, estrangement, alienation, children’s rights, parental rights, child support, paternity, alimony/spousal support, domestic violence, restraining orders, neglect and abuse. Her practice also includes...
Waino Walker Kangas
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West Concord, MA Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(978) 369-0001 9 Damonmill Square
West Concord, MA 01742
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Arnold & Kangas, P.C. is a full-service law firm with offices in the historic Damonmill Square building in Concord, Massachusetts. Since Thomas B. Arnold and Jeanne S. Kangas founded our law firm in 1984, we have prided ourselves on delivering superior, cost-effective legal services to clients in Middlesex County. While we do not handle every type of case, we have experience and are knowledgeable about the types of cases we do handle, such as Probate & Family Court cases, criminal defense, estate planning, and general civil litigation. As a result of the firm's expertise and success, it has been awarded an...
Steven Ballard
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Concord, MA Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(781) 591-2750 The Wheelhouse
33 Bradford Street
Concord, MA 01742
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
Patrice Brymner
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Acton, MA Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(978) 393-1833 5-B Spruce Street
Acton, MA 01720
Family and Divorce
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Joel A. Abu
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Marlborough, MA Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(508) 254-4156 616 Boston Post Rd., Ste. 9
Marlborough, MA 01752
Free ConsultationFamily
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
I have been an attorney since the year 2000. I have frequently volunteered to help the indigent for several legal aid societies to offer them competent legal representation. I concentrate in the area of family law. A great majority of my work has dealt with domestic violence issues.
Tameka Grantham
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Chelmsford, MA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(978) 341-5044 5 Fletcher Street
2nd Floor, Suite D
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
St. Thomas University School of Law
My practice is primarily focused on consumer bankruptcy, drunk driving defense, criminal defense, and family law. My goal is help you find justice whether you are experiencing financial difficulties, have been arrested and charged with a crime, or have some other legal problem. It can be intimidating talking to a lawyer, especially when it comes to personal matters. I understand that no two cases are alike and I work hard to develop creative strategies to help my clients achieve the best results possible.
Robert Gilkes Clark
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Hudson, MA Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(978) 212-5044 213 Main Street, Suite 201
Hudson, MA 01749
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
New York University School of Law and American University Washington College of Law
Attorney Clark graduated from Dartmouth College in 1989. He earned his J.D. in 1994 from the Washington College of Law at American University, where he served as managing editor of the Law Review, and his LL.M. in taxation in 1995 from the New York University School of Law. He was admitted to practice in New York in 1995 and Massachusetts in 2002.

Attorney Clark began his career in corporate tax, where he specialized in the global tax optimization of multinational corporate entities. Personal experience led to a career change, and Rob quickly learned that divorce is not like other litigation: It...
Laurie Ann Hogan
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Chelmsford, MA Family Law Lawyer
(978) 254-8066 2 Meeting House Road
Suite 3
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Family, Divorce and Probate
Victor A. Denaro
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Massachusetts Family Law Attorney with 34 years experience

I continue representing Debtors, who are average people who have usually been hit with bad situations, like job loss, medical treatment and the overwhelming bills or divorce. I continue to help them get relief from... Read More »
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Katherine E Thomas
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Bedford, MA Family Law Attorney
(508) 346-3805 110 Great Road
Bedford, MA 01730
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Erin Fitch Nielson
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Chelmsford, MA Family Law Lawyer
(978) 250-0710 235 Billerica Rd.
Chelmsford, MA 01886
Family
Gabriel Cheong
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Needham, MA Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(617) 209-2230 75 Second Avenue
Suite 605
Needham, MA 02494
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Estate Planning
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.
David Callahan
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Woburn, MA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(508) 372-1200 400 Tradecenter Blvd.
Woburn, MA 01801
Family and Divorce
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...
Ellen Anna Wright
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Tewksbury, MA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(978) 851-2291 1445 Main Street
Tewksbury, MA 01876
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatFamily, Divorce 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...
Marlene Shiner
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Newton, MA Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(617) 921-6736 300 Washington Street
Suite 308
Newton, MA 02458
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Cornell University, Osgoode Hall Law School and Harvard Law School
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Thoughtful and thorough, Marlene has honed her professional acumen and her client-centric style by succeeding in some of the most impressive educational and professional environments. Marlene is a licensed attorney in the United States and Canada and, in addition to her J.D., earned her J.S.D. (equivalent to a PhD in Law) from Cornell Law School. Her doctoral dissertation focused on the impact of divorce on parents and their children and on what to do with the family home upon divorce.

Marlene is uniquely qualified to deal with any type of divorce or family law scenario. She is credentialed in mediation...
Elena Tsizer
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Framingham, MA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(508) 820-3000 1101 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01701
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
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. ...
Miriam G. Altman
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Lexington, MA Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(781) 862-4448 57 Bedford Street, Suite 106
Lexington, MA 02420
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Georgetown University Law Center
Miriam G. Altman concentrates her legal practice in divorce and family law matters. Following her admission to the Massachusetts Bar in 1985, she represented individuals in matrimonial law cases and civil litigation at the Boston law firm of Sherburne, Powers & Needham, PC, now known as Holland & Knight, LLP. As a partner, she served as chair of the firm’s family law department. In 2002, she established the predecessor firm to Law Offices of Miriam G. Altman, PC, in Lexington, MA.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Ms. Altman received a BA from Barnard College, magna cum laude, and a JD degree, cum...
Howard Lewis
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Framingham, MA Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(508) 370-3400 411 Union Avenue
Framingham, MA 01702
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
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
Freya Allen Shoffner
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Stoneham, MA Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(617) 369-0111 90 Maple Street
Suite 3A
Stoneham, MA 02180
Offers Video ChatFamily, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
Suffolk University Law School
After ten years in business herself, Freya Shoffner gave up her search for a good lawyer for her small company and her family and went to law school. Her goal was to build a law firm that could take care of a small business’ every legal need – from the initial brainstorm, through the years of careful tending, to the flood of profits when the benefits are secured for generations to come. She also wanted that firm to give families, in all asset brackets, the best estate planning possible. Freya reached her goal, and now Boston has a law...
Barbra Ilene Black
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Woburn, MA Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(781) 569-5840 18 Commerce Way
Suite 1650
Woburn, MA 01801
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Suffolk University
Barbra I. Black has been practicing law for over twenty five years and is a founding member and the managing partner of Black, Vitelli & Pennock, LLC. Attorney Black was a former partner at the Boston, MA law firm of Burns & Levinson, LLP, where she practiced for over eight years in the firm's Divorce and Family Law group. Prior to that, she was a solo practitioner for several years, focusing her practice in the area of domestic relations litigation.

Attorney Black concentrates her practice in the areas of divorce & family law in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Attorney Black...
Erin Whelan Pennock
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Belmont, MA Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(617) 489-2288 83 Leonard Street
Suite 6
Belmont, MA 02478
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
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...
Kevin M. Dwyer Jr.
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Waltham, MA Family Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(781) 760-9662 707 Main St
Waltham, MA 02451
Family, Civil Rights, Criminal and Probate
Suffolk University
Former Assistant District Attorney in Boston, MA providing professional, prepared and passionate advocacy with extensive jury trial experience focusing on criminal defense, family law, litigation, land use/zoning matters in Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
Victor A. Denaro
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Framingham, MA Family Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(508) 620-5320 945 Concord St
Framingham, MA 01701
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Business and Personal Injury
Gonzaga University School of Law
I continue representing Debtors, who are average people who have usually been hit with bad situations, like job loss, medical treatment and the overwhelming bills or divorce. I continue to help them get relief from unmanageable debt in a number of ways, like debt workout or through the Bankruptcy Court with the filing of a chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy. I have 33 years experience in the Bankruptcy Court in Massachusetts and with the appointed chapter 7 and chapter 13 trustees in Massachusetts which helps when navigating the case through to its conclusion which is the discharge of...
Ryan S. Caselden
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Cambridge, MA Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(617) 863-6447 111 Rice Street
Cambridge, MA 02140
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Miami School of Law
Justin Lee Kelsey
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Southborough, MA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(508) 655-5980 9 Main Street
Southborough, MA 01772
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce 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.
Angel J. Silvestrini Esq.
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Newton Highlands, MA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(800) 541-4542 35 Aberdeen St.
Newton Highlands, MA 02461
Offers Video ChatFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
Attorney A.J. Silvestrini understand what you're going through. He listens and takes the time to answer your Bankruptcy questions. He is licensed in 5 different states and has represented clients from all over the United States.

From his offices in Newton and Cambridge, he represents Bankruptcy clients in Newton, Wellesley, Natick, Weston, Framingham, and the Greater Boston area.

A.J. provide effective strategies that reduce your levels of anxiety and help you recover financially as quickly as possible. He understands how overwhelming it can be to deal with mounting financial obligations and he is here to lend a...
Kenneth J. Butterworth
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Lowell, MA Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(978) 458-1229 45 Merrimack St
#410
Lowell, MA 01852
Free ConsultationFamily, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
Katharine G. Kelly
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Newton, MA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(617) 203-8500 233 Needham Street
Suite 540
Newton, MA 02464
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
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...
Gabrielle L. Denby
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Natick, MA Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(781) 536-5830 2 Summer Street
Suite 19
Natick, MA 01760
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Estate Planning
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...
Peri S. Kutchin
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Woburn, MA Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(781) 281-8960 12 Gill Street
Suite 1950
Woburn, MA 01801
Family and Divorce
Massachusetts School of Law
Peri brings a unique set of qualities to her law practice as she pursued her law degree after raising two children and working in a family business as a Comptroller. She is a strong believer that her life experiences coupled with her financial background play an important role in advocating for her clients. Peri devotes a high level of personal attention and detail to each of her clients and understands that not all domestic relation issues occur between 9 and 5. Peri specializes in divorce, custody, child support, alimony, property division, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, restraining orders and abuse protection...
Michael C. Najjar
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Lowell, MA Family Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(978) 458-1229 45 Merrimack St
#410
Lowell, MA 01852
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Boston University School of Law
Christopher DiBella
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Burlington, MA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(781) 262-3338 127 Cambridge Street
Burlington, MA 01803
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
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...
Bart Peter Simonian
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Cambridge, MA Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
New England Law | Boston
Christopher H. Mingace
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Framingham, MA Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(508) 626-8500 276 Union Ave
Framingham, MA 01702
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney Christopher H. Mingace has practiced law in the state of Massachusetts for the past 25 years, helping families navigate the complex legal world in which we live. Attorney Mingace began his career as a solo practitioner helping families in the areas of personal injury, business formation, bankruptcy, family law, criminal law, real estate transactions and basic wills and trusts. Clients have given him great trust to help generations of their family members. Attorney Mingace prides himself in zealous representation of his clients. He finds reliable attorneys to assist family members when they seek assistance in areas in which he...
Robert Paul Luber
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Andover, MA Family Law Lawyer
(978) 224-1190 300 Brickstone Square
Suite 201
Andover, MA 01810
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Massachusetts School of Law
Attorney Robert Luber has a sincere passion for practicing family law and has experience with many different types of divorce cases including high-conflict divorce, contested and uncontested divorce. He has also represented many clients with child custody, paternal actions, modifications, contempt, and equity actions. Mr. Luber is proud to have helped many clients navigate the complex matters and difficulties they often faced when attempting to resolve legal issues when emotions prevail and compromise seems impossible to come by. In addition, he is a strong advocate for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and is Certified as...
Jeffrey A. Soilson
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Wellesley Hills, MA Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(617) 542-5542 110 Cedar Street
Suite 250
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Offers Video ChatFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
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...
Christopher J Finn
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Woburn, MA Family Law Attorney
(781) 484-1066 400 TradeCenter Drive, Suite 5900
Woburn, MA 01801
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce 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...
Cheryl Garrity
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Burlington, MA Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(781) 425-6258 111 South Bedford Street, Suite 101
Burlington, MA 01803
Family, Divorce and Probate
Northeastern University School of Law
Yuliya M. Fisher-Nayyer
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Natick, MA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(508) 843-0750 220 N. Main Street
Suite 301
Natick, MA 01760
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Attorney and Mediator assisting clients in family law and child welfare issues, throughout the Greater Boston area.
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


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Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.

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