Areas of Law

Family

When should I contact a Family Law Attorney?

  • I am seeking a divorce or my spouse has filed for divorce.
  • I am getting married and want to have a pre-nuptial agreement.
  • I want to establish or modify a child support order or believe that the terms of an order have been violated.
  • I have an upcoming court date in the Probate & Family Court.
  • I are concerned about the welfare of a child and feel that he/she should be placed in the care of a guardian.

Why should I hire a Family Law Attorney?

Family law cases are often highly complicated, time sensitive, and emotional. Legal proceedings can vary based on the individual situation. For these reasons, it is important to hire an attorney who is familiar with Massachusetts guidelines and who has past experience with family law matters.

How do I choose a Family Law Attorney?

Hiring an attorney without past experience in similar types of cases can potentially result in undesirable outcomes. A good place to start your search is through the Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service, which has attorneys with experience in a wide variety of family law matters, and with a variety of payment options that can be flexible.

Select a lawyer now

Don't know what kind of lawyer you need? Contact us for free — we're here to help.

(617) 742-0625

9 am — 5pm, Mon — Fri

News & Events

August 15, 2018

First Time Home-Buyer?

Buying a home can be an intimidating task for many, often leaving first-time homebuyers feeling lost in the process of navigating mortgages, education, and assistance. If you are looking for guidance...

Read more

July 30, 2018

What vacation benefits do Massachusetts employees have?

In the midst of this recent summer heat wave, many employees are itching to take their vacation time and soak up the sun with friends and family. However, the laws surrounding vacation benefits in Massachusetts can be confusing...

Read more

July 20, 2018

What Public Benefits are Available to Immigrants?

Today, it can be difficult to understand what public assistance is available to immigrants entering and living in the United States. Here is some guidance on benefits and resources available to immigrants that aim to promote economic...

Read more