Divorce & Separation

Protecting Your Rights After Divorce & Separation

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 qualified legal counsel
to protect your rights before, during and after divorce & separation.

In Massachusetts, you can find the effective representation you require at Mavrides Law. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Mavrides Law provides clients with highly personalized and responsive service throughout the difficult process of divorce. The divorce lawyers work closely with clients to achieve lasting solutions to divorce disputes that put clients in a positive position for the future.

Experienced Representation

Attorney Marcia Mavrides has been handling divorce and family law cases for more than 37 years. Mavrides Law handles all issues that may arise during the course of a divorce, including:

When helpful, the firm works with other attorneys and professionals who can provide assistance in matters related to divorce, including estate planning, real estate and tax planning. As a result of the firm's vast experience, Mavrides Law is uniquely adept at handling complex property division issues or child custody disputes that may arise during the course of a marital dissolution.

Contested Divorce Versus Uncontested Divorce

Divorces are either contested or uncontested. Parties that are able to agree on the terms of their divorce can pursue an uncontested divorce, which may be less acrimonious, less expensive and less time-consuming than a contested divorce.

Contested divorces are more appropriate when the parties do not agree on most issues. When attorney Mavrides represents clients, she fights for their rights and works to ensure that their rights are protected throughout the process. Click here to read more about the divorce litigation process in Massachusetts.

Mediation: Attorney Mavrides has been a certified family law mediator since 1994. Attorney Jennifer Silva is also a divorce mediator in Massachusetts. As a mediator, our attorneys can provide services as a neutral third party, or can represent and advise a client throughout the mediation process.

Collaborative Law: Attorney Marcia Mavrides is a Certified Collaborative lawyer and a  member of the Mass CLC- MA Collaborative Law Council. She can represent clients who wish to participate in the collaborative law approach to divorce.

Fault vs. No Fault Divorce

In Massachusetts, there are two kinds of divorce: fault and no fault. If you file a complaint for divorce on a fault ground, you must factually prove the ground as the reason for the divorce. Fault grounds for divorce in MA include: abuse, adultery, impotency and imprisonment. Both fault and no fault divorce can be contested or uncontested.

Receiving a Second Opinion on Your Divorce Matters.

The final terms of a divorce agreement can permanently impact the quality of a person's life. For that reason, it can be beneficial to have a knowledgeable, independent attorney review the potential settlement and analyze your options. Attorney Mavrides provides a confidential second opinion by reviewing and analyzing a case at any stage in the family law process. In many circumstances, this second opinion can be completed for a flat fee rate. Even if a person already has a lawyer, Attorney Mavrides can provide a "second look" at the case.

Boston Divorce Attorneys

To speak with an experienced divorce lawyer, contact Mavrides Law in Quincy or Boston, Massachusetts. To schedule an initial consultation or to speak about your case, call 617-723-9900 or contact the firm by email.