Reading, Massachusetts Family Lawyers

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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Wyckoff Nissenbaum
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Somerville, MA Family Law Attorney
(617) 410-6467 775 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02144
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The Law Office of Wyckoff Nissenbaum concentrates in Divorce and Family Law matters. Contact Wyckoff Nissenbaum to discuss your case specific situation.
Brendan L. Ward
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Lynn, MA Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(781) 780-6610 616 Washington Street
Lynn, MA 01901
Family and Estate Planning
New England Law | Boston
In January of 2011 Brendan joined a law firm and began practicing with the law firm of Mavros & Fitzgerald, where he focused on Family Law. At Mavros & Fitzgerald Brendan began to become a Personal Family Lawyer through the Family Wealth Planning Institute, a private organization focused on providing excellent estate planning services to clients. Brendan received extensive training and coaching in the process of receiving this designation. In August of 2013 Brendan founded his own firm Ward Estate & Family Law where he could do things the way he wanted to be able...
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
David M. Gabriel
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Burlington, MA Family Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(978) 998-6829 15 New England Execute Park
Burlington, MA 01803
Family and Divorce
Attorney David M. Gabriel is an experienced family law attorney and litigator. David has been representing individuals and families throughout Massachusetts for over three decades in:

Family law matters including divorce, complex and high asset property division, alimony modifications, high conflict child custody disputes, and divorce mediation.

Criminal defense charges including assault and domestic violence, and drunk driving an DUI/ OUI charges.

Personal Injury claims involving car accidents, premises liability, negligent security,and workplace injuries.

Attorney Gabriel’s decades of litigation experience have afforded him with a mature perspective in handling legal...
Matthew Solomon
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Arlington, MA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(617) 201-9060 190 Mystic Valley Parkway
Arlington, MA 02474
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
Northeastern University School of Law
Diane Patalano Long
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Winchester, MA Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(781) 729-4100 23 Shore Road
Winchester, MA 01890
Family
Mr. Christopher Anthony Carbone
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Medford, MA Family Law Attorney
(617) 283-6154 63 Bowen Avenue
Medford, MA 02155
Family
Anthony C. Adamopoulos
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Topsfield , 01983
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers and Suffolk University Law School
"HIS PERSEVERANCE IN WORKING TOWARD A SETTLEMENT, EVEN WHEN IT INITIALLY APPEARED THAT THERE COULD BE NO RESOLUTION, PAID OFF FOR EVERYONE INVOLVED. MY CLIENT WAS VERY PLEASED"—R. P., Esq., Attorney for plaintiff.

As a Divorce Mediator, Anthony uses his experience and training to help you and your spouse identify primary interests, then resolve issues around the primary interests.
Anthony’s formal training includes graduating from two prestigious programs - the Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers Mediation and Negotiation Workshops and the Advanced Training at the Center for Dispute Settlement in Washington, D.C.
In 2018, he was invited...
Gabriel Cheong
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Boston, MA Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(617) 273-5110 60 State Street
Suite 700
Boston, MA 02109
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.
Kevin Patrick Seaver
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Boston, MA Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(617) 263-2633 8 Whittier Place, Suite 104
Boston, MA 02114
Family, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Tulane University School of Law and New England Law | Boston
Attorney Kevin Patrick Seaver is a trusted, experienced Lawyer 1991 and is a recognized expert who successfully protects and defends his clients against the Department of Children and Families. Located in Boston, Massachusetts, the Law Office of Kevin Patrick Seaver successfully defends clients from all over the state of Massachusetts. He has represented over 1000 families in and out of court and has experience in litigation, negotiation and trial court. His prolific record in trials has earned him a distinguished reputation and was subsequently recognized by the New York times as a Distinguished Lawyer for his contributions to Law in...
Victor A. Denaro
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Massachusetts Family Law Attorney with 33 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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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
Miguel Nieves
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North Andover, MA Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(978) 681-5454 4 High Street, Suite 306
North Andover, MA 01845
Family and Divorce
New England Law | Boston
Since his admission to the bar in Massachusetts in 2001, Miguel A. Nieves has earned a strong reputation for helping people facing domestic relations issues throughout southern New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He has successfully and compassionately guided clients through all aspects of the divorce process as well as post-divorce issues.

Attorney Nieves uses patience and practicality when devising a strategy to meet the goals of those he represents. He is adept at handling matters inside and outside the courtroom. Although his goal is to resolve matters short of trial, Attorney Nieves has had numerous successful jury and bench trials throughout his...
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...
Marlene Shiner
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Newton, MA Family Law Lawyer with 22 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
About Marlene

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...
Daniel C. Roache
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Cambridge, MA Family Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(617) 577-0220 189 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Boston University School of Law
Dan Roache has been Of Counsel to the Bellotti Law Group, P.C. for many years. Prior to coming to Bellotti Law Group, he practiced in Boston, Massachusetts. His practice is focused in the area of Family Law. Over the past twenty-five years, Dan has practiced before the Probate Courts of Middlesex, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Plymouth, Barnstable and Worcester counties.

Thoroughly knowledgeable in the family law process, Dan has handled numerous complex family law matters involving contested custody cases, child removal matters, business valuations, support and alimony matters, forensic evaluations and complex tracing issues concerning assets of mixed character. He has tried...
Jeffrey A. Soilson
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Boston, MA Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(617) 542-5542 One Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Family, 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...
Ismail Mohammed
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Boston, MA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(617) 532-1911 Suite 302
Boston, MA 02110
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Immigration
Massachusetts School of Law
Ismail Mohammed founded The Law Office of Ismail Mohammed in 2004 to offer legal services in the field of criminal defense and immigration in Boston, Massachusetts having earned his Juris Doctor degree from Massachusetts School of Law at Andover in 2000. It was from there that he became a bar advocate with the Middlesex Defense attorneys since 2005 representing mainly indigent clients. At the Law Office of Ismail Mohammed, we are passionate about representing all clients in criminal defense and immigration cases. We help families, individuals and companies with visa applications, green card applications, citizenship/naturalization and cancellation from deportation/removal...
Scott F Bocchio
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lawrence, MA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(855) 254-7841 354 Merrimack Street
Suite 331
lawrence, MA 01843
Free ConsultationFamily, Consumer, Criminal and Divorce
Massachusetts School of Law
Scott F. Bocchio, focuses in the areas of Family Law, Personal Injury, Criminal, Consumer and Social Security Disability Law.

Attorney Bocchio has been a practicing attorney since 2007. Legal Rights Advocates delivers high-quality legal representation to individuals and businesses. While Attorney Bocchio specializes in Personal Injury, Landlord Tenant, Consumer, and Criminal.

Attorney Bocchio provides personalized attention to each case and strives to provide the best for each and everyone of his clients.
Attorney Bocchio takes the time to keep his clients appraised of each step of their case and “promptly” answers your questions throughout your representation.

If you are...
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.
Marcia J. Mavrides
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Boston, MA Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(617) 723-9900 160 State Street
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Family and Divorce
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...
George Papachristos
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Milton, MA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(617) 328-7100 500 Granite Ave
#6
Milton, MA 02186
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and Divorce
Massachusetts School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Patricia S. Fernandez
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North Andover, MA Family Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(978) 681-5454 4 High Street
Suite 306
North Andover, MA 01845
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Yale Law School
Concentrating in domestic relations practice since 1986, Pat handles divorces, modifications, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and paternity issues. She provides mediation, arbitration and conciliation services. She is certified as an arbitrator through the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is a Certified Financial Litigator through the American Academy of Certified Financial Litigators. She also has served as Receiver, Trustee, Conciliator, Discovery Master and Guardian Ad Litem through appointments by the Probate and Family Court. Pat employs her extensive experience to craft intelligent solutions to clients’ problems and to guide clients towards realistic goals. While aiming to resolve matters in...
Nancy A. Morency
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Chelmsford, MA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(978) 925-6041 1 Olde North Road
Suite 103
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Nancy A. Morency an attorney at Gallant & Ervin, LLC in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. She specializes in all aspects of family law and litigation throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.

Whether you are in just the initial stages of a divorce and need some questions answered or need an attorney to see you through to the end, Attorney Morency can assist you. With her knowledge, experience and compassion, Attorney Morency can effectively represent you in your divorce to help ease this difficult process. She also assists clients with custody and parenting time for unwed parents, child support/spousal support, as well as...
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.
David Feldman
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Boston, MA Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(617) 227-0290 11 Beacon Street, Suite 1100
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Suffolk University Law School
Practice limited to divorce, family law and divorce mediation.
Lesley Hauser
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Boston, MA Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(617) 426-8100 262 Washington St
9th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Family and Immigration
Loyola University New Orleans
Nearly 45 years ago Joseph F. O'Neil opened up his law office to countless immigrants in the Greater Boston Area. O'Neil's mission to help people navigate the U.S. immigration system, remains the driving force behind O'Neil & Hauser P.C. today. After over a decade of experience working with O'Neil, I took over as president of the firm in 2008. We continue to follow our founder's tradition, while adapting to the ever-changing face of the American immigrant. As president of O'Neil & Hauser P.C., I supervise a skilled team of immigration lawyers and paralegals as we represent both individuals and corporations...
Roderick S. Oreste
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Boston, MA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(617) 871-9662 75 Arlington Street
Suite 500
Boston, MA 02116
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney Roderick S. Oreste is the principal attorney of Oreste Law. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Before founding his law firm, Rod spent over 12 years working for New England's beloved baseball team, the Boston Red Sox. During his tenure there, he held several management positions in the Public Affairs department and acted as the Red Sox alumni liaison. He dealt with all issues concerning former Red Sox players and coaches...
David Kiley Wilkinson
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Boston, MA Family Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(617) 795-3611 2 Oliver Street, Suite 302A
Boston, MA 02109
Family and Divorce
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...
Judith R. Kaplan
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Quincy, MA Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
500 Victory Rd, Suite 400
Quincy, MA 02171
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
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 Children and Families (formerly 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, Braintree and Quincy (Marina Bay) locations as a divorce/family law mediator. My mission is to help families minimize the financial and psychological impacts of separation and divorce.

I will...
Dennis Benzan Esq.
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Cambridge, MA Family Law Attorney
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Roger Williams University School of Law
Julie Lamkin
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(617) 367-2900 1 International Pl 18th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Massachusetts School of Law
Attorney Julie Lamkin earned her J.D. at the Massachusetts School of Law in Andover and was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 2010. Julie is a Massachusetts native and earned her bachelors degree from Suffolk University in 2006, graduating magna cum laude.

Before joining the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, Julie owned her own practice focusing primarily in the areas of family law and estate planning. Julie also volunteered at the Lawyer for the Day Program in Essex County, offering free legal advice to indigent individuals.

At the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, Julie enjoys working with different clients every...
Brian Waller
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Charlestown, MA Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(781) 591-2785 529 Main St
Charlestown, MA 02129
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
New England Law | Boston
I transitioned to divorce and family law after 15+ years working in accounting and operations for start-up technology companies. I strongly believe lawyers overlook the client experience and often force clients to work their way instead of the best way for the client. This means only being available during regular business hours, poor communication, and a less-than-clear understanding of the law related to their case.

My firm's approach starts with the client. We are committed to flexibility and working for and partnering with every client in the most efficient way for them. For parents, a mid-day meeting is frequently a big...
Mildred N Phillips
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Boston, MA Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(617) 624-3800 Ten Post Office Square
8th floor
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationFamily, Consumer, Divorce and Immigration
Suffolk University Law School
General practice law office advising and representing consumers and businesses on general civil matters including consumer protection, family law, Social Security disability claims, tax audits and collections, immigration and naturalization law. At my office, you will be treated as a person and not as a case. You will be heard no matter how big or how small your case is. I personally handle every case that I agree to work on.
Robert Setterbo
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Boston, MA Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(617) 795-3611 2 Oliver Street
Suite 302A
Boston, MA 02109
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence 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...
James D. Cormier
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Lowell, MA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(800) 458-3580 755 Dutton Street
Lowell, MA 01854
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney James D. Cormier is a partner at Cormier & Cormier, LLP, a small firm in Lowell, Massachusetts specializing in criminal defense, family law (divorce, paternity, support, alimony, etc.), civil litigation, and estate planning. Attorney Cormier is a former Middlesex County trial prosecutor who now focuses his experience on aggressively defending clients charged with criminal offenses throughout Eastern Massachusetts.
Nicholas J. LaFountain
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Watertown, MA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(617) 926-8944 507 Mt. Auburn Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Nicole M. Gallant
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North Andover, MA Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(978) 890-3300 4 High Street
Suite 155
North Andover, MA 01845
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
New England Law | Boston
Katharine G. Kelly
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Newton, MA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(617) 969-2900 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...
Jill MacDonald
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Boston, MA Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(617) 778-1000 529 Main St
#128
Boston, MA 02129
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal and Divorce
Suffolk University Law School
J. Eric Chisholm
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Beverly, MA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(978) 703-0700 100 Cummings Center
Suite 343E
Beverly, MA 01915
Free ConsultationFamily, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
J. Eric Chisholm practices in the areas of Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability. Mr. Chisholm was an enlisted member of the Massachusetts Army National Guard from 1995 until 2001. Mr. Chisholm graduated with Honors from Salem State College in 2000, and 2003 from Suffolk University Law School. While attending Suffolk University Law School, Mr.Chisholm was involved with the Voluntary Prosecutor's Clinic representing the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a 3.03 certified Assistant District Attorney. Upon graduating law school, Mr. Chisholm represented applicants throughout the United States seeking Social Security Disability benefits. However, since...
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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.


No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.

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