I always remember that my job is to get you the results you want. I have... more
I always remember that my job is to get you the results you want. I have concentrated in representing clients in a wide variety of litigation matters for 40 years. I always try to avoid litigation if that is possible. It is nearly always better for my clients to resolve a dispute before it gets to court. I will negotiate or mediate a dispute when that makes sense for you. If not,I will consider... view profile
I specialize in Collaborative Divorce--a process that encourages the best in people... more
I specialize in Collaborative Divorce--a process that encourages the best in people who are experiencing one of the worst events in their lives. I focus on the long term welfare of my clients as I assist them in obtaining the healthiest divorce possible. I understand how to reduce, not inflame, the conflict that is part of divorce. I facilitate settlement and productive post-divorce relationships.
I have been practicing all aspects of family law for nearly twenty years and those... more
I have been practicing all aspects of family law for nearly twenty years and those who do this sort of work can tell you that it takes a great deal of patience, compassion and understanding to do it well. I live just north of Boston with my beautiful wife and our four (yes, four!) great kids. I am continuing to work on this Avvo profile because I think it is a great service to the community. I ... view profile
My interest in the law began during my first job after college, when I served... more
My interest in the law began during my first job after college, when I served homeless, battered women and children in a shelter operated by the YWCA of Salt Lake City. When I moved to Boston to attend law school, I knew that my skills and interests would best be served representing the needs of individuals (as opposed to corporate clients). Family law was a natural fit. Not only was it com... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.
Family Law Attorneys in cities near West Somerville, MA