I earned my J.D. Degree from Maine Law School in 1992. Since then, I have worked in... more
I earned my J.D. Degree from Maine Law School in 1992. Since then, I have worked in private practice, except for the five years I was a judicial officer in the Family Division of the Maine District Court where I presided over family law cases. I am now back in private practice and feel I have been effective in helping people deal with a variety of legal issues with more flexibility. I have r... view profile
Benjamin M. Birney is a graduate of the University of Maine School of Law. Following... more
Benjamin M. Birney is a graduate of the University of Maine School of Law. Following law school, he was privileged to serve as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable John A. Woodcock, Jr. in the Federal District of Maine. Benjamin is admitted to the practice of law in Maine, Massachusetts, and the Federal District of Maine. Before he entered the practice of law, Benjamin spent ten years as a... view profile
I've been in practice for over 30 years. For several years, I was a partner in a... more
I've been in practice for over 30 years. For several years, I was a partner in a small firm, but for most of that time, I've practiced on my own. I am currently accepting clients in all areas of family law and in real estate and business matters, Wills probate cases, business and incorporations, and most types of civil litigation. I've also performed stand up comedy for the last couple o... view profile
A divorce lawyer helps you if you no longer want to be married. Whether you want a legal separation or the marriage ended, divorce lawyers assist you to arrange financial and family matters, typically in a negotiation with your spouse's lawyer. Alimony, child custody, child support, and a fair division of community assets (like who keeps the house or how your checking and savings accounts are divided) are matters that a divorce lawyer is trained to help determine.