Helping Families Negotiate Change
Family Law Litigation and Mediation
DIVORCE AND CUSTODY
We will help you negotiate family changes. If you are contemplating a dissolution of your marriage we can help you decide the best course of action in light of your individual situation and the needs of your family. There are many choices for you including:
- attorney assisted mediation,
- attorney negotiated settlements
Changes in your family situation can be very stressful and disruptive to you and your children. Legal paperwork and court proceedings can seem confusing or overwhelming. We will help you find the best solution for you, whether that means going to court, negotiating or mediating out of court. You decide which way is best for you and your family.
LITIGATION - We will help you file the necessary paperwork to bring a Court action or defend one and will be with you throughout all stages of the Court case. Attorney Berrien has 20 plus years of experience in the MA Probate Court system.
MEDIATION - be the architects of your own future and try MEDIATION.
Family Law Mediation. If Mediation is right for you, Attorney Berrien will help facilitate communication and will help you work out the legal terms in the dissolution of your marriage or unmarried relationship, including: separation agreements, parenting agreements, co-parenting issues, financial issues, child support, alimony (spousal support), division of assets, planning for separation/divorce. Attorney Berrien is a trained Mediator and member of Mass. Council on Family Mediation. She has many years of experience litigating in the MA courts, and based upon this, she has come to the realization that it often makes sense for parties to come to an amicable, negotiated agreement instead of going to court. So, be the architects of your own future and try MEDIATION.
We will work closely with you, assisting you through every step of the process to get you a fair resolution to your case with regard to your unique family and needs.
MODIFICATIONS AND CONTEMPTS
You thought your case was settled and over with, and now you need help with Post Judgment issues. You might just need a Modification with minor tweaks and sometimes you might need a major overhaul of the Agreement or Judgment or you need to enforce the terms with a Contempt Action. We will help you through this process, whether through negotiations or through litigation.
Alimony / Spousal Support
Unmarried Partner Disputes
Same Sex Divorce or Separation
Domestic Violence/Restraining Orders
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Don't wait! Contact us for a free phone consultation. Let us help you figure out your best next steps are. The sooner you have a plan of action, the better your chances of taking the correct steps to get the results you want.
Contact Attorney Berrien if:
-You are looking for an Easthampton, Massachusetts divorce attorney. a Northampton, Massachusetts divorce attorney, Southampton.,Massachusetts divorce attorney, Westfield,, Massachusetts divorce attorney, or a Holyoke, Massachusetts divorce attorney.
-You need a Western Massachusetts divorce attorney practicing divorce law in Hampshire County, Franklin County or Hampden County.
-You need to learn about how to get a divorce in Massachusetts.
-You have questions about your legal rights & obligations to ask a family law lawyer in Massachusetts.
-You have a family law case in Easthampton, Massachusetts or a family law case in Northampton, Massachusetts.
-You have questions about child support in Easthampton, Massachusetts or child support in Northampton, Massachusetts or child custody in Easthampton,, Massachusetts.
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