I am an life long North Shore resident, committed to providing you with top notch... more
I am an life long North Shore resident, committed to providing you with top notch legal support. I approach every client with a focus on integrity, advocacy, and understanding. I am well-versed in many specialized areas. My practice focuses on the legal concerns of individuals and families. Should your legal problem involve an area of expertise I am not familiar with, I will refer you to a... view profile
Detailed, organized communication, clear-headed decision-making, and connected... more
Detailed, organized communication, clear-headed decision-making, and connected parenting techniques are some of the tools I implement to build my relationship with each client, and to ensure the best attention to their individual family situation.
I believe that marriage/relationships should end with the same dignity and respect... more
I believe that marriage/relationships should end with the same dignity and respect that it started with. My goal for my practice is to help improve the divorce process for couples seeking to end their marriage in a manner that shall preserve their families and reduce conflict for their children. Although the romantic partnership has ended, parents need to be able to co-exist in order to raise h... view profile
I concentrate my practice in Children's and Family Law, especially child abuse and... more
I concentrate my practice in Children's and Family Law, especially child abuse and neglect defense, DSS, DCF, 51As, care and protections, termination of parental rights, guardianships, students' rights, special education, school discipline, expulsion, foster care, guardianship, adoption. Consultant and staff trainer in child abuse and neglect reporting practices and liability prevention. Also d... view profile
Amy H. Martell is the owner and principal mediator and Collaborative attorney at... more
Amy H. Martell is the owner and principal mediator and Collaborative attorney at Whole Family Law and Mediation. A holistic practitioner and self-descriped "professional peacemaker", Amy strongly believes that most family law conflict can be resolved without the emotionally and financially draining litigation process, and as such limits her practice creative out-of-court resolution of family ... view profile
An adoption lawyer helps to place children with parents other than their birth parents. An adoption cuts off the birth parents' rights and responsibilities, and gives them to the adoptive parents. Once an adoption is final, the adopted child receives the same legal treatment as a biological child. Adoption is often an emotional time and an adoption lawyer can help you make the right decisions for the child.