Family Law

A Full Service Boston Family Law Practice

For more than 31 years, Mavrides Law has focused on the practice of family law and related matters in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm offers a full-service family law practice with an emphasis on personal service, dedicated advocacy and compassionate representation.


  • Divorce:

    The final outcome of a divorce can have a significant impact on your financial and parental rights. With so much at stake, it is important that you have more...   


  • Property Division:

    After a marriage ends, all marital property is divided between the two parties. Massachusetts is an equitable division state, meaning all property more...   


  • Child Custody and Visitation:

    Massachusetts law recognizes the right of parents to enjoy continued and vital relationships with their children after divorce. Absent domestic violence more...   


  • Child Support:

    In Massachusetts, child support is determined by a mathematical formula known as the Child Support Guidelines. This is based on the incomes of the parents, more...   


  • Alimony:

    In Massachusetts, a judge may issue an order for temporary spousal support (alimony) during the course of a divorce. In a final divorce order, more...   


  • Post-Divorce Modifications:

    At the time a divorce, paternity or other child-related decree is issued, the judge will issue orders regarding such matters as child custody, visitation, more...   


  • Restraining Orders (domestic violence):

    A person who has been assaulted or threatened by a person in a statutorily defined relationship can seek a restraining order. This order places severe more...   


  • Mediation & Collaborative Law:

    Divorce does not end families; it reconstitutes them. When a marriage is deconstructed, a new-post divorce life should be reconstructed. more...   


  • Prenuptial Agreements:

    Simply stated, a prenuptial agreement (also called an antenuptial agreement) identifies the separate property of each party prior to entering a marriage. more...   


  • Postnuptial Agreements:

    A postnuptial Agreement is an agreement made between husband and wife during the marriage in order to resolve financial differences. more...   


  • Paternity:

    Under Massachusetts law, the biological mother of a child born out of wedlock has sole custody of a child until the court rules otherwise. more...   


  • Enforcement of Judgments:

    If it is necessary to enforce a Separation Agreement or Court Judgment because a party has not complied with its term(s), then the other party may file more...   


  • Same-Sex Divorce:

    In virtually every respect, there is no difference between the issues presented in a same sex divorce as the divorce of an opposite sex couple. more...