Domestic Law

Domestic Law

Any legal matters involving families usually involve a lot of emotions. In the area of domestic law, we handle things in a calm manner, providing your family with peaceful solutions that benefit all parties involved.

The terms “Domestic “ covers a range of topics affecting today’s families. Among the more common problems addressed in this area are issues of child custody and support, guardianship, foster care, adoption, paternity, separate support, domestic abuse, assignment of assets and liability in property pisions. Since the probate court has been given extensive authority over the family and even greater authority over children, it has become a forum engaged in frontier like decisions. The courts are currently redefining and clarifying the actions and responsibilities of parents, children, and couples in a rapidly changing field, reflecting the pace of life bombarded by the media revolution.

Our office represented the filing parties in the first in vitro fertilization/surrogate mother action brought before the plymouth County probate Court. Our efforts continue to characterize this South Shore law practice as being in the forefront of "cutting edge law"