Family Law & Probate

Families sometimes are challenged by serious legal matters with long term effects. These can be some of the most difficult life events that a family will face. We know that every family, and every situation, is different. Our attorneys are trained to listen to your needs and act on them. We provide each client with a legal plan designed to help them achieve their unique goals. Our attorneys work on the full spectrum of family law matters, from the most complex cases to uncontested matters. If litigation is necessary, our lawyers have decades of successful court room experience in a wide variety of family law and probate practice areas. We have extensive experience with divorce cases of all levels of complexity. We excel in cases involving sophisticated assets, business ownership and tax issues, payment of college or private school expenses, alimony and support. We have a wealth of knowledge with custody and visitation cases. Our skills extend from the most complex interstate custodial disputes to routine holiday and vacation plans, weekly visits, weekend schedules and activity schedules. Our expertise extends beyond the divorce to future modifications and contempt actions to enforce the results achieved in an existing court order.

Our proficiency extends to guardianships of elderly or incapacitated people, grandparents seeking custody of their grandchildren as well as the appointment of conservators to manage the finances and assets of incapacitated people. We have deep experience with cases involving probate estate issues and will contests.

We excel in all circumstances, whether the situation is amicable or involves hostilities that need to be confronted and resolved. We will provide you with options that are in your best interest, and that are designed to meet your family's needs.

Our firm has provided over one hundred years of legal service to individuals and businesses throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Our family law and probate clients benefit from the experience our firm has in related practice areas. When a case presents legal issues that overlap, for example, with real estate, employment issues, business and finance, trusts, estates, pensions, bankruptcy or other tax and estate planning matters, our clients receive quality legal advice in all aspects of their matter.