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New Bedford Child Custody Lawyers

New Bedford, Massachusetts Child Custody Attorney

Child custody disputes severely impact the rights of both parents and any outcome will affect the life of the children involved. Whether you are entering a divorce dispute or facing a complex custody dispute, we can protect your rights and the best interests of your children. At Lider & Fogarty, P.C., we take an informed and strategic approach, reviewing your options and alternatives. We take an aggressive approach to protect your immediate and long-term interests involving custody, visitation, or relocation.

Child custody cases can be complex and difficult for all parties. We protect your rights and the best interests of your children.

Call 508-992-2200 or contact us by email for a free consultation with an experienced New Bedford, Massachusetts, attorney.

Our firm handles all types of custody issues that arise from a range of situations, including divorce, paternity actions, guardianship issues, as well as child support issues. In obtaining a final custody order or making co-parenting arrangements, we will collect necessary evidence to document the facts of your case to ensure your rights are protected.

Our firm has successfully argued before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on custody issues and has additional extensive trial experience in custody matters, including:

Massachusetts Child Custody Law

In child custody cases, you want to be treated fairly, whether you are the mother or the father. The court uses an approach to custody that is not always intuitive, but rather sophisticated. Our firm has extensive experience with the application of Massachusetts custody law to effectively protect your rights and handle the issues in your case. Parties should not assume that one parent or the other will or will not get custody based on fault or other issues. Again, there is a very sophisticated analysis involved that requires experienced legal advocacy to protect your rights.

Experienced Custody Law Attorneys

We will help you understand the economic and financial ramifications of custody arrangements and support issues and will help you protect your rights involving parenting plans and co-parenting arrangements. In addition to custody arrangements at the time of divorce, we also handle custody disputes involving grandparents' rights, same-sex or unmarried couples, and paternity actions.

Contact Lider & Fogarty, P.C. for a free consultation with an experienced lawyer in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

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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