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Areas of Practice

  • Divorce and Family Law

  • Child Custody

  • Visitation/Parenting Plans

  • Child Support

  • Spousal Support/Alimony

  • Division of Assets/Liabilities

  • Probate & Estate Administration

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1980

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit


  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 1980

  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1977

For experienced, fair and strong counsel, contact us to schedule a confidential consultation.

Our offices are open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 25%
  2. Child Support: 15%
  3. Child Custody: 15%
  4. Estate Planning: 15%
  5. Other: 30%
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76 S Main St
Mansfield, MA, 02048


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2013 Pro Bono Honor RollMassachusetts Court System2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Cynthia L. Hanley, P.C.1987 - Present
AttorneyCooley Manion Jones LLP1984 - 1987
AttorneyKline & Gordon1980 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Council on Family MediationMember2010 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
JOHN F. MULHERN vs. MARTIN J. ROACH.Finally, the judge found that, on the evidence, a reasonable fee for the plaintiff's services, on a quantum meruit basis, is $350,000, plus interest from the date of the suit.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of Massachusetts, AmherstLawBA - Bachelor of Arts1977