Westport, Massachusetts Family Lawyers

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North Westport, MA Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(508) 636-4002 1125 State Rd
North Westport, MA 02790
Family, Divorce and Workers' Comp
David Kiley Wilkinson
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New Bedford, MA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(508) 316-9720 555 Pleasant Street
Suite 2A
New Bedford, MA 02740
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...
(617) 795-3611 2 Oliver Street, Suite 302A
Boston, MA 02109
(951) 249-7022 27555 Ynez Rd., #214
Temecula, CA 92591
(949) 955-9155 18952 MacArthur Blvd. #305
Irvine, CA 92612
(619) 284-4113 7676 Hazard Center Drive #625
San Diego, CA 92108
Eric L Hargraves
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Fall River, MA Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(508) 203-1848 155 North Main Street`
Suite E
Fall River, MA 02720
Family, Business, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
Roger Williams University School of Law
Attorney Eric L. Hargraves is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and the Roger Williams University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in all courts in the State of Rhode Island and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Attorney Hargraves is also a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States of America.

Prior to founding the Law Office of Eric L. Hargraves, Attorney Hargraves worked in the Consumer Protection Division of the Rhode Island Attorney General drafting advisory opinions and reviewing settlement and transfer agreements, as well as cases of potential consumer fraud...
Robert Setterbo
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New Bedford, MA Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(508) 316-9720 555 Pleasant Street
Suite 2A
New Bedford, MA 02740
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...
(781) 908-0551 350 Lincoln St. Suite 2400A
Hingham, MA 02043
(617) 795-3611 2 Oliver Street
Suite 302A
Boston, MA 02109
Timothy P Horan
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New Bedford, MA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(508) 992-0630 32R Hillman Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
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 Family Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(508) 672-8718 209 Bedford Street
Suite 201
Fall River, MA 02720
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
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.
(617) 302-6870 One Adams Place
859 Willard Street, Suite 400
Quincy, MA 02169
Christopher G. Kehoe
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New Bedford, MA Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(508) 207-7937 50 Homers Wharf
New Bedford, MA 02740
Family, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Connecticut School of Law
Christopher G. Kehoe, Esq., A Former IRS Tax Attorney Offices Locations: Wakefield RI, Warwick RI, Attleboro, MA, New Bedford, MA. Member of Rhode Island and Mass Bar. Authorized to practice before the IRS and US Tax Court throughout the US. 20 Years of Experience Legal Services Include: Tax Matters: IRS & State Tax Problems & Matters, Offer in Compromise, Installment Agreements & Time Payment Agreements, Abatement of Penalties, Tax Collection, Bank Levies, Wage Levies, Tax Levies, Property Seizures, Tax Liens, Unfiled Tax Returns, Tax Amnesty, Tax Audits, Motor Vehicle License & Register Blocks, Professional Consultations, Tax Appeals, Tax...
(401) 738-0300 200 Centerville Road, Suite 1
(Other Location Wakefield, RI)
Warwick, RI 02886
(508) 207-7937 89 North Main Street
Attleboro, MA MA 02703-2221
Marc Roberts
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Fall River, MA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(508) 672-2322 56 N Main St
Suite 323
Fall River, MA 02720
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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...
(508) 672-2322 6 Cabot Place
Suite 5
Stoughton, MA 02072
Paul Lancia
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Fall River, MA Family Law Attorney
(774) 929-0565 PO Box 9502 Providence 02940
Fall River, MA 02940
Family, Animal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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 Family Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(508) 674-0890 1026 County St
Somerset, MA 02726
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Nicholas R. Sylvia
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New Bedford, MA Family Law Attorney
(508) 717-7869 257 Union Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
University of Massachusetts School of Law
Noah Kilroy
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Fall River, MA Family Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(508) 444-0784 161 S Main St
#303
Fall River, MA 02721
Family, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Roger Williams University School of Law
Laurie P. Mullen
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Fall River, MA Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(508) 679-9811 161 Lindsey Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Family, Divorce 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.
(508) 252-2300 239 Winthrop Street
Rehoboth, MA 02769
Russell G. Whynacht
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New Bedford, MA Family Law Attorney
(508) 990-9101 5 Dover Street
Suite 102
New Bedford, MA 02740
Family, Employment and Estate Planning
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
Michelle M. Gagne Esq.
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Fall River, MA Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(508) 324-1001 275 Martine St.
Suite 200
Fall River, MA 02723
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Michael P. Costa
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Swansea, MA Family Law Attorney
(617) 694-6035 1010 G.A.R. Highway
Swansea, MA 02777
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
New Bedford, MA Family Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(508) 993-4100 14 S 6th St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Fall River, MA Family Law Attorney
(508) 679-7998 209 Bedford St
Fall River, MA 02720
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
New Bedford, MA Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(508) 990-1077 63 Ash St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Fall River, MA Family Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(508) 677-7777 223 Durfee St
Fall River, MA 02720
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Fall River, MA Family Law Attorney
(508) 677-1377 456 Rock St
Fall River, MA 02720
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Fall River, MA Family Law Attorney
(508) 676-7141 38 Rock St
Fall River, MA 02720
Family, Divorce, Employment and Personal Injury
Cornell Law School
Smith Mills, MA Family Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(508) 999-6405 88 Faunce Corner Rd
Smith Mills, MA 02747
Family and Divorce
Fall River, MA Family Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(508) 679-9811 161 Lindsey St
Fall River, MA 02720
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
New Bedford, MA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(508) 996-8291 388 County St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Municipal
Fall River, MA Family Law Lawyer
(508) 677-9700 57 N Main St
Fall River, MA 02720
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Gabriel Cheong
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Quincy, MA Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(617) 250-8236 859 Willard Street
Suite 400
Quincy, MA 02169
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.
(617) 273-5110 60 State Street
Suite 700
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 209-2230 75 Second Avenue
Suite 605
Needham, MA 02494
Kristin Weberg
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Dedham, MA Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(781) 952-0074 4 Pearl Street
Dedham, MA 02026
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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...
(781) 952-0074 The Landmark Building
142 Main Street, Suite 213
Nashua, NH 03063
Robert Finlay
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Taunton, MA Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(508) 884-6067 4 Court Street
Suite #108
Taunton, MA 02780
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce 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.
Ruthanne Withers
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Attleboro, MA Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(508) 222-0002 144 Bank Street
P.O. Box 2320
Attleboro, MA 02703
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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...
Jason V. Owens
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Hingham, MA Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(781) 253-2049 62 Derby Street
Suites 4-5
Hingham, MA 02043
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Suffolk University Law School
Jason is a Partner and Senior Attorney at Lynch & Owens, P.C. whose areas of concentration include divorce, child custody and support, domestic violence, equity and estates litigation, and complex financial probate and family litigation. Originally from Cape Cod, Jason was a journalist, proposal writer and marketing and business development professional in the engineering field before becoming an attorney. Prior to entering private practice, Jason was a Judicial Clerk for the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court, where he worked closely with twelve Probate and Family Court judges in Barnstable, Bristol and Essex counties. His responsibilities included drafting Judgments, Orders,...
Jeffrey A. Soilson
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Wellesley Hills, MA Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(617) 542-5542 110 Cedar Street
Suite 250
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Family and Divorce
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...
(617) 542-5542 One Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Marcia J. Mavrides
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Quincy, MA Family Law Attorney with 34 years experience
21 McGrath Highway
Suite 402
Quincy, MA 02169
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...
(617) 723-9900 160 State Street
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Gabrielle L. Denby
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Natick, MA Family Law Lawyer with 4 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...
Elena Tsizer
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Framingham, MA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(508) 820-3000 188 Concord Street, Suite 301
Framingham, MA 01702
Free ConsultationFamily, 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. ...
Beth M. Nussbaum
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Sharon, MA Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(781) 327-1907 1 Post Office Square
Sharon, MA 02067
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
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...
Sarah Y. Hubbard
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Medfield, MA Family Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(508) 359-4043 266 Main Street
Suite 16
Medfield, MA 02052
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Suffolk University Law School
Josey Lyne Payne Esq.
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Rockland, MA Family Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(781) 871-0257 Eleven Albion Court
Rockland, MA 02370
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
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.
James M Lynch
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HIngham, MA Family Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(781) 253-2049 62 Derby Street
Suites 4-5
HIngham, MA 02043
Free ConsultationFamily, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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...
Amber R. Cohen
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Raynham, MA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(508) 880-6677 10 Commerce Way
Raynham, MA 02767
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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...
(508) 880-6677 385 Court Street
Suite 102
Plymouth, MA 02360
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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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