Massachusetts Divorce Attorneys / Lawyers
Click on any MA county below to find a divorce attorney in your area.
This directory includes MA divorce lawyers and attorneys who practice family law in the following towns: Andover, Brookline, Dedham, Fall River, Marstons Mills, Newton, Norwood, Plymouth, Springfield, Wellesley, Wellesly, Worcester.
This directory consists of listings of MA divorce lawyers and attorneys who practice family law in the following zip codes: 01144, 01608, 01810, 02026, 02062, 02360, 02446, 02459, 02460, 02481, 02648, 02720.
In accordance with SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT RULE 3:07 MASSACHUSETTS RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT RULE 7.4.b~Lawyers may hold themselves out publicly as specialists in particular services, fields, and areas of law if the holding out does not include a false or misleading communication ….. Lawyers who hold themselves out as "certified" in a particular service, field, or area of law must name the certifying organization and must state that the certifying organization is "a private organization, whose standards for certification are not regulated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts," if that is the case, or, if the certifying organization is a governmental body, must name the governmental body
While divorce is an emotional process, it is also a legal process. To aid in making informed legal decisions and prepare for your divorce there are several things you should know and do as part of that preparation. Because divorce is a legal proceeding the Massachusetts rules and statutes of divorce must be followed.
If children are involved you should know what the Massachusetts child support services are.
An important step in the process is to finding a competent, reliable divorce attorney or mediator. All Massachusetts lawyers have Rules of Conduct that they must adhere to. Another valuable resource would be the Massachusetts Bar Association. The proper professional can help you explore your options and reach a conclusion that is best for you and your family.
Educate yourself and refer to the many useful resources found online. Find out where your local family court is and familiarize yourself with it. You can do this by checking out the Massachusetts court system website.
All divorce attorney / lawyer listings are a paid attorney / lawyer advertisements, and do not in any way constitute a referral or endorsement by an approved or authorized lawyer referral service. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. The information provided is not intended to be legal advice, but merely conveys general information related to divorce issues commonly encountered.
Divorce Attorney / Lawyer Firms in MA
|Israel, Van Kooy & Days, LLC, Brookline MA
||Massachusetts Family Law Group P.C., Marstons Mills MA
|Law Offices of Steven Ballard, Wellesly MA
||Rosenberg, Freedman & Goldstein, Newton MA
|Reach Accord Law and Mediation Services, Newton MA
||Karen M. Buckley, Newton MA
|Laurie Mullen, Attorney-At-Law, Fall River MA
||Alan J. Pransky, Attorney at Law, Dedham MA
|Fields and Dennis LLP, Wellesley MA
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