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Michael John Harrington

About Michael Harrington

About me

      An understanding lawyer with compassion. Listens to his clients concerns and develops a plan to best meet them.  


    Early in my career I practiced criminal, juvenile delinquency and juvenile dependency law. This background still helps today.


    My practice focuses on typical family needs. Family law, child custody, consumer bankruptcy, and elder care. 


    Child Custody- successfully defended against "no contact" petition where allegations against parent included mental health issues.

    Child Custody/sexual abuse - obtained "no contact" against father and full custody to mother

   Domestic Violence- successfully defended against felony domestic violence charges (dismissed)

    Juvenile Court - successfully prevented child from entering foster care by establishing paternity and winning custody for previously unknown biological father  

   Juvenile Court - Successfully petitioned court for return of child from foster care to parents amid foster care abuse allegation


    Mediation  - Completed four day intensive training in mediation , Certificate from "The Center for Understanding Conflict" 



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