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Divorce & Family Law

Looking for a Competent Family Law Attorney in Springfield, Massachusetts?

If your current circumstances require legal representation, there’s an experienced family law attorney team here in Springfield, Massachusetts, ready to work on your behalf. The Law Offices of Hare & Stamm can help you with your family law case, whether this is regarding a divorce, child custody, child support, or spousal support.

Understanding Massachusetts Divorce Laws 

In Massachusetts, “a 1A divorce is filed when both spouses agree that their marriage has irretrievably broken down and they have reached a written agreement about child support, parenting time, alimony, child custody, and dividing marital assets.” However, this is not always the case.

The Massachusetts government website further adds that you can file for divorce in if: “1) You’ve lived in the state for one year, or 2) The reason the marriage ended happened in Massachusetts and you’ve lived in Massachusetts as a couple.” In addition to the specific documents that need to be filed in Massachusetts to file for divorce, couples with children under the age of 18 have specific requirements to fulfill.

Divorce is never easy. Several factors must be considered in the event of a divorce. The welfare of children, if applicable, is of paramount concern. The division of property is yet another issue that needs to be addressed. The layers of complexity divorce brings can seem endless, but the Massachusetts law firm of Hare, Stamm & Harris, LLC can help unravel its intricacies, treating you with the respect you deserve during such an emotionally-charged time.

We offer diligent and tenacious representation, and can help you deal with the different aspects of a divorce, such as property division, custody arrangements, protective orders, child support and more. As the valued client you are, they will listen to you and then create a sound and strong strategy, designed to obtain the best possible outcome for your divorce proceedings.