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New Bedford Divorce Attorneys

Divorce is one of the most emotionally and economically stressful events that a person can go through. Whether you are considering divorce, you believe that your spouse is considering divorce, or you have already been served papers, it is important to consult with an experienced New Bedford divorce attorney to protect your rights and financial security.

At Lider & Fogarty, P.C., we understand the difficulties faced by our clients. Our goal is to provide the support you need help you move forward. Call 508-992-2200 or contact us online for a free consultation with an experienced New Bedford, Massachusetts, divorce attorney.

Our attorneys understand the issues our clients are facing. We work to create lasting solutions that protect your children and your rights using mediation or trial, if necessary. We can help with no-contest divorces as well as complex divorce cases involving same sex marriages and high-asset property division.

Alimony and Child Support

Alimony is financial support paid to a dependent spouse. Child support is paid to the parent with a greater amount of custody time. While alimony is based upon one party's need and the other party's ability to pay, child support is based on the Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines. Our attorneys are familiar with standards applicable in alimony cases, and we know how to work within the state-mandated guidelines for child support. We can also help you seek a modification of support payments to better reflect your situation

Division of Property and Your Rights

In Massachusetts, there are 18 factors that must be considered when determining how property will be divided at the time of divorce. Our firm can effectively protect your rights and help you secure the property you are entitled to. We have handled divorce and other family law matters for all types of clients, from those with $10 million in property distribution to those living in bus stations. Whatever your position, we can protect your rights.

Child Custody and Visitation

In child custody cases, we will effectively assert your rights in cases involving co-parenting plans, visitation, and custody while protecting the best interests of your children. We can also represent your interests when one parent seeks to move out of state with a child.

Call for a Free Consultation With a Massachusetts Family Law Attorney

Please call 1-508-992-2200 or contact us online for a free initial consultation with an experienced Massachusetts family law lawyer.

Free Initial Consultations • Credit cards accepted • Flexible appointment schedules available • Portuguese language services available • Conveniently located near New Bedford City Hall and the Whaling Museum

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Lider & Fogarty, P.C.
175 William Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Telephone: 508-992-2200
Fax: 508-997-7699
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