Law Offices of Steven Ballard
The Law Offices of Steven Ballard provide high quality representation to individuals in divorce and family law proceedings throughout Massachusetts. Attorney Steven Ballard is an experienced litigator specializing in divorce and family law, and is an especially successful trial lawyer in child custody and other high-conflict cases. He works hard to achieve the best outcomes for his clients by strategic planning, skilled negotiations, and when necessary, aggressive court representation at hearings and at trial.
Marion Lee Wasserman
Reach Accord Law and Mediation Services
Marion Lee Wasserman emphasizes dispute resolution, not dispute escalation. She helps clients reduce the cost and bitterness of divorce. At the same time, she has the knowledge and experience to help clients identify their legal goals, assess their options and protect their rights. Her fees are affordable and reasonable, and she helps clients reach agreements that are fair, thorough and client-directed. A practicing attorney in Massachusetts for over fifteen years, she has had her own law practice since 1993 and has been a mediator since 1995, with advanced training in divorce and family mediation. She is also a trained collaborative lawyer and the author of a book on family issues.
Karen M. Buckley, Esq.
I have over 20 years experience in family, both in Mew York and Massachusetts. I have extensive trial experience, as well as the ability to seek and negotiate resolutions that do not require trial. I practice in all areas of family law, including divorce, support, modification, contempt, prenuptial agreements and restraining orders. I bring competence and compassion to every case, and seek to provide my clients with advice that will serve them well both in the short and long term. Please visit my website at www.attorneykarenmbuckley.com
for more information about me and my practice, as well as to view client testimonials.
Israel, Van Kooy & Days, LLC
Israel, Van Kooy & Days, LLC is known as “Your Family Matters Law Firm”. Laurie Israel and Karen Van Kooy provide effective legal advice for people going through divorce. They work in the areas of collaborative divorce, and also divorce negotiation, as well as mediation and collaborative law. Karen Van Kooy also provides vigorous representation in litigated divorces and post divorce matters. They both assist clients in resolving their divorces with a high level of dignity, integrity and creativity. Laurie works in the area of pre-nuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements and estate planning. Laurie is a frequent writer of articles aimed at the general public on divorce, mediation, collaborative divorce and marriage. Her articles are available on the firm’s website www.ivkdlaw.com
Alan J. Pransky
Clients involved in divorce, child custody, property division, or support matters are often confused by the complex laws that govern these areas. If you are facing these legal issues, you need a lawyer with experience guiding clients through these difficult times. At the law offices of Alan J. Pransky, I have over twenty-five years of experience providing clients with high quality legal services in a wide range of practice areas including: divorce, paternity, contempt, prenuptial agreements, abuse, grandparent visitation and adoption. NO fee is charged for the first appointment.
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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.
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