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Family Law

Our attorneys are leaders in family law in Boston, specializing in divorce, child custody, paternity, adoption, guardianships, and same sex relationships.

Family law issues frequently involve complex legal questions that may be highly personal and emotionally charged. Along with expert legal advice and counsel, we deliver the comfort and confidence that comes with knowing that your voice will be heard through our representation.

Our mission is to minimize your stress while advocating for you to secure the most favorable outcome. In all aspects of our Family Law practice we work with you to define your goals, and endeavor to achieve them in an efficient and results-oriented manner.

Our Family Law attorneys take a creative approach to settlement and provide our clients the legal framework in which to resolve their disputes through negotiation or mediation. Whenever possible we guide clients through the mediation process to help them amicably resolve their disputes.

When litigation cannot be avoided, our experience and ability to handle the most complex litigation matters enable us to vigorously defend and protect our clients’ rights, assets and income in Court. Acknowledged leaders in the family law and domestic relations field, we have worked extensively with the Massachusetts Legislature, the Courts and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue to shape legislation, train other lawyers and enhance the practice of family law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers attorneys are frequently called upon to teach seminars in the areas of child custody, business valuation, taxation, jurisdiction and real estate, and to serve as Special Masters in complex disputes.

Attorneys in our family law practice have deep and successful experience in all matters pertaining to:

  • Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Contempt Actions
  • Modification Proceedings
  • Jurisdictional Disputes
  • Business Valuations
  • Tax Analysis
  • Dependency & Neglect
  • Adoption
  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Same Sex Relationships
  • Grandparents’ Rights
  • Health Care Proxies
  • Powers of Attorney


It is important that you not wait to address potential legal issues. We invite you to contact an attorney in our Family Law Practice to discuss your concerns and wishes as early as possible.

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