Options for Child Custody in Bristol and Plymouth County

Bridgewater, Taunton and Plymouth divorce lawyers helping MA children and parents

In our combined 38 years of practice, the lawyers of the Studley Law Offices have always put children first. Because of his reputation for developing successful solutions in custody cases, Taunton child custody lawyer has been invited to speak as a panelist in the Probate and Family Court Department Substance Abuse Training Workshop and has provided continuing legal education about trying child custody cases to other Massachusetts lawyers. John is regularly called to serve as a court-appointed guardian ad litem for children in high-conflict divorce and custody cases. We are committed to assertively advising you and your family during your child custody case.

Divorcing parents

Child custody and visitation are usually the focal points when parents’ divorce. Our Plymouth child custody lawyers guide you in the process of pursuing sole or joint custody and establishing a fair visitation schedule. We are often able to negotiate for a positive settlement agreement. When impossible, we demand the best for your child through litigation.

Removal of the child to another state

We assist in support of or opposition to relocation, depending on your needs. We petition in support of or opposition to the relocation request based on the changed circumstances and the possible impact on the emotions and education of your child. Our child custody lawyers in Plymouth can also represent you if the other parent failed to obtain permission for a move — we have argued these types of cases before the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

Proving paternity

The Studley Law Offices represents mothers and fathers in paternity actions. Our team is knowledgeable about the legal and scientific methods for proving disputed paternity. After legally establishing a child’s paternity, we can assist you with child support, child custody and visitation issues.

When parents are unable to care for their child

If the parents’ illness, incapacity, incompetence, psychological dysfunction, alcoholism, drug abuse or incarceration renders them unable to care for their child, we help you attain custody while keeping our eyes firmly on the best interests of the child. In addition, our Taunton child custody lawyers help you seek temporary or permanent custody of a child who is being abused or neglected by your family member. We have experienced working closely with mental health and psychological experts on various issues to prove our cases.

Learn more about Massachusetts child custody laws from experienced Middleborough attorneys

When involved in a child custody case in Middleborough, MA or the surrounding areas, contact our experienced attorneys. Call The Studley Law Offices at 508-923-7207 or 800-640-2889 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.

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The Studley Law Offices


47 East Grove Street,
Middleborough, Massachusetts 02346