Divorce and Family Law Service Offerings
Hastings, Jamieson & Lipschutz Family Law Group offers legal services including the following:
Divorce – Guidance and legal expertise for ending traditional and same-sex marriages, including asset valuation and property division; and drafting, negotiating and reviewing separation agreements.
Child Custody – Representation during the difficult process of determining custody arrangements and parenting plans which are in the best interests of your children.
Alimony – Expert analysis and a thorough understanding of the alimony laws whether you’re the person expected to pay alimony or the person receiving alimony.
Child Support – Skilled application of the Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines including determining actual income and identifying tax issues so that your children receive the financial support they deserve.
Paternity and Parentage – Advocacy in cases establishing parentage, a parenting plan and a child support order.
Adoptions – Representation in stepparent and simple adoption proceedings.
Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements – Negotiation and creation of prenuptial or postnuptial agreements that protect your assets, inheritances, and other financial interests.
Appeals – Experienced advocacy before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and Supreme Judicial Court, including preparation of appellate briefs and motions.
Abuse Prevention Orders – Assistance with obtaining or defending against restraining orders and harassment orders.
Modifications – Representation in actions seeking changes to existing orders and judgments, including custody, child support, alimony, and other types of provisions.
Contempt – Initiation of claims alleging noncompliance or defend against claims that one party has not complied with an existing order or judgment.
Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration – Consultation and representation at mediation, conciliation, and arbitration proceedings.