Family Law Lawyers in Hanover, MA Assisting Clients in Difficult Times
Family Law Attorneys typically handle matters in relation to families, as would seem obvious from their title.
Going through a divorce? Family Law attorneys can provide invaluable resources to assist you in this chapter of your life. Will there be alimony ordered? Can I move my child out of state? How will we divide our assets? Can we try mediation? There are several ways to navigate a divorce so that it doesn’t have to take a complete toll on your life. Let us help carry the weight and remove some of the emotion from it so that you can focus on what is important and move forward.
Planning a wedding and want to discuss prenuptial or even postnuptial agreements? Marital Agreements are another area that Family Law Attorneys can help you to prepare for and ensure that you understand the resources available to you and can get to an agreement that works for both you and your partner.
Do you need to learn more about domestic violence and how you can get the behavior to stop? This is not an uncommon area in Family Law, unfortunately. There are several options set in place to give you or your loved ones’protection moving forward. You have the right to obtain protection, and we can help you to achieve that.
Are you wanting to meet with an attorney to discuss planning for the end of your life? Having a will in place, setting up Guardianship, and setting up a Trust; all of these are ways to ensure that there are fewer questions as the result of your death or your incapacitation. This allows your intentions to be clearly documented and carried out, making sure those left behind are taken care of as you meant for them to be.
You don’t have to walk through these processes alone, and having a trusted team of well-versed professionals on your side can ensure that your needs are respected and met during these particular chapters in your life.
Contact O’Connor Family Law at 774-214-2137 to find out more regarding your specific questions, our specialties, and to learn if we are the right fit for you.
Why Hire a Family Law Firm?
Sometimes even the most straightforward situations can seem complicated once emotions are involved. There is almost always a need for further understanding of your rights and the implications your actions can have, especially when it comes to your family. Family law firms are a great resource in several instances to help you walk through these situations with confidence and make sure you have a detailed plan in place to move forward.
Bringing experience into the courtroom is of importance to all of us so that we are able to streamline the process, rely on a trusted resource to prepare us for what may happen in the courtroom, and more. Time is of the essence in any matter related to family, as most of us see family as the most important aspect of our lives. Having a competent and trusted attorney by your side will provide a sense of peace, knowing that the matter is being handled appropriately and in a timely fashion so you are able to carry on with your life.
Relying on the experience of family law attorneys who know not only the proceedings but, in most cases, the judges involved also helps to save time and money when trying to sort out your family’s situations as they arise. They can offer advice and guidance or at the very least, a different perspective that you may have overlooked, based on their experience in the courtroom or with judges they are familiar with.
Just as life is ever-evolving, so is legislation. What may have been the case a few years ago may not be the same today. Relying on a team of trusted family attorneys who are tasked with staying on top of current legislation can help you make sense of nearly any situation you come across and help resolve it in an effective manner, allowing you to carry on with your life.
Family Law attorneys also offer an outsider’s perspective on your situation that you may or may not have realized. Especially when emotions are high, it’s sometimes hard to view things the same as you would while remaining calm. Experienced attorneys are generally able to remove emotions from the decisions and facts at hand and help you to step back and see things as a bigger picture or allow you a glimpse into what your future may look like based on one outcome vs. another one.
Why Wouldn’t I Just Represent Myself?
As discussed above, there are several benefits to hiring an experienced family law firm to handle your affairs. What paperwork is necessary for a Legal Name Change? In requesting Child Support? In calculating alimony? These are just some of the matters for which hiring a family law attorney can relieve you of the stresses of making sure it was done right, done well, and without wasting your time. The required paperwork alone for all of the situations listed above can seem overwhelming or seem as if it is written in a different language. Attorneys have not only spent years training for this but have spent years since experiencing multiple cases similar to yours and can offer guidance that you may not yet have thought of yourself. They can help you create a strategy to move through this situation and get back to your life with confidence, knowing that you likely won’t have to address this same situation again.
Contact the Hanover area offices of O’Connor Family Law today at 774-214-2137 to get started.