South of Boston and Cape Cod
** Denotes Collaboratively Trained Professional
Attorney Christensen has concentrated in the areas of family law and personal injury for 25 years and is a trained collaborative attorney. She has provided representation in both amicable and highly contested cases. In the area of family law she provides the personal attention necessary to resolve the many issues that may arise in the areas of divorce, paternity, custody, child support, alimony, modification of agreements, contempts and non-compliance of court orders. When litigation is necessary, Attorney Christensen will be a strong, aggressive advocate for your needs. Every effort is made to resolve each case as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.
The Law Office of Moira E. Tierney is the premier domestic relations law firm in Southeastern Massachusetts. With high levels of skill, knowledge and expertise, the firm is a resource for men and women facing difficult family law challenges. We specialize in representing clients in sophisticated domestic relations matters, including custody disputes, premarital agreements, complex property division, alimony, modification/termination of support, parental relocation, paternity, grandparent rights, guardianships, and contempt proceedings. We also provide services in the area of alternative dispute resolution (mediation, collaborative law and arbitration).
We offer comprehensive services custom-tailored to meet each client’s individual needs and circumstances. We take a team approach to problem-solving with our clients and within the firm. Our excellent reputation in Southeastern Massachusetts allows us to call upon other professionals to contribute additional expertise — such as business valuation experts, real estate appraisers, pension valuation experts, accountants, certified financial planners, vocational experts, therapists, and parenting coordinators.
We help people resolve their divorce & family law maters efficiently, while avoiding the stress and expense of traditional court-based methods.
Next Phase Legal’s focus is working with clients to reach a resolution outside of the traditional adversarial litigation process whenever possible, but when such options are not available we are prepared to represent your interests in court.
Mediation-friendly family law practice offering thoughtful, rational and empathetic representation, including direct representation as well as advisory representation for parties wishing to enter mediation. Our experienced attorneys seek cooperative, creative solutions to family law problems and in the alternative, litigation services.
Our office is located in Sharon, half-way between Boston and Providence on the commuter rail. Due to our suburban location we are able to offer high quality representation at a value.
Jennifer’s family law practice includes divorce, asset division, paternity actions, modification of agreements, custody disputes, guardianships, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, and restraining orders.
Jennifer entered private practice after starting her career as an Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County where she prosecuted major felony cases in both the District and Superior Courts, and gained extensive trial experience.
Jennifer is also a certified family law mediator and conciliator. Whenever possible, she helps individuals and clients through Alternative Dispute Resolution, including, negotiation, mediation, conciliation and arbitration.
Jennifer is an on-camera contributing legal analyst for WBZ-TV (CBS-Boston). She provides meaningful and insightful on-camera commentary on legal cases of both national and local interest. Jennifer has provided on-camera legal commentary on the Whitey Bulger indictments and arrest, the Clark Rockefeller trial, the Christa Worthington trial and verdict and the Kimberly Cates trial in New Hampshire.
For six years, Jennifer was honored as a Massachusetts Rising Start in Massachusetts Super Lawyers/Boston Magazine, an honor awarded to only 2.5% of young lawyers in Massachusetts.
Stevenson, Lynch & Owens is a family law firm located in Hingham, Massachusetts with a concentration in divorce and family law. For more than 20 years, we have provided representation to Massachusetts clients in family law-related matters including divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, modification and contempt actions, paternity and 209C actions, prenuptial agreements, interstate relocation/removal cases and appeals. We take a cooperative approach to working with peer attorneys to resolve cases amicably, and a personalized approach to our clients: we care about clients, their children and their lives.
James M. Lynch, Esq. – the managing partner at Stevenson, Lynch & Owens, Attorney Lynch has practiced law for more than 35 years in areas as diverse as divorce and family law, personal injury law, and criminal law, including 7 years as an Assistant District Attorney in Suffolk County.
Jason V. Owens, Esq. – a partner and senior counsel at Stevenson, Lynch & Owens, Attorney Owens is a former judicial clerk for the Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts whose areas of concentration include divorce, child custody and support, domestic violence, equity and estates litigation, and complex financial probate and family litigation.
Josey L. Payne, Esq. – a senior associate attorney at Stevenson, Lynch & Owens, Attorney Payne focuses exclusively on divorce and family law issues, including child custody and child support, alimony and complex asset division, as well as domestic violence and financial litigation.
Nicole K. Levy, Esq. – a senior associate attorney at Stevenson, Lynch & Owens, Attorney Levy’s concentration includes Probate and Family Court and Juvenile Court matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, domestic violence, care and custody proceedings and representation in matters pertaining to the Massachusetts Department Children and Families.
Primary practice areas are family and probate court matters. Attorney Sullivan has 25+ years of experience. Her services include mediation, collaborative law, negotiated settlements and selected litigation cases.