At Skylark we concentrate our efforts on helping prevent or reduce family conflict. Click the links below to learn more or if you would like more information please do not hesitate to call us at 508.655.5980 or e-mail us.
Collaboration, also known as Collaborative Law, involves working with an advocate in a team setting to find family-based solutions that focus on your unique circumstances instead of treating every case the same. Learn more.
Alimony is paid by a higher income spouse to the other spouse to allow the recipient to continue to live in the lifestyle to which they were accustomed during the marriage, assuming there is enough income to do so. Learn more.
Unmarried mothers in Massachusetts are presumed to be the legal and physical custodian of a child without going to court. However, without an agreement or court order there is no automatic parenting plan or child support. Learn more.
Unmarried parents who are separated can still plan for their child together. If they need help working out the details of how to plan for the baby they might want to consider attending mediation together. Learn more.
Additional Family Law Practice Areas:
Adoption is the process by which one person becomes a parent by legally agreeing to care for another person’s biological child and to raise the child no different than his or her own biological child. Learn more.
A Guardian is a person appointed by the court to make non-financial decisions for another person, such as personal welfare, medical, housing and educational decisions, in the same way that a parent can for their minor child. Learn more.
A Caregiver Authorization is an alternative to going to court for a guardianship of a minor. It is a form that allows a parent to give a Caregiver the power to make medical and education decisions for a child. Learn more.
Contempt actions are a request that the Court assist in the enforcement of orders or judgments by making punishing one party for failure to meet the obligations and requirements of an order or judgment. Learn more.