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 Ronald P. Barriere

Ronald P. Barriere


Office Phone: 617.345.3654
Location: Boston, MA; South Shore, MA
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Bar Admissions:

US District Court for the District of Massachusetts


In his family law practice, Mr. Barriere has extensive litigation experience in the areas of divorce, abuse prevention orders, custody disputes, actions involving the Department of Children and Families, paternity actions, and post-divorce modification and enforcement of alimony, child support, and other judgments. He routinely negotiates and drafts prenuptial, cohabitation, and divorce agreements. Mr. Barriere serves Barnstable, Bristol, Norfolk and Plymouth counties as a trained family law mediator. As a neutral mediator, he helps couples amicably resolve family law issues, such as divorces, custody and support disputes, and paternity matters, through informed negotiation. He is a trained conciliator, certified by the Barnstable County Bar Association. He also accepts appointments through the Attorneys Representing Children (ARC) program in the Plymouth Probate and Family Court.

In his probate litigation practice, Mr. Barriere represents donors, trustees, executors and beneficiaries in will contests, fiduciary disputes, and equity actions in the probate court.

Mr. Barriere has extensive experience working with athletes, screenwriters, actors, songwriters and musicians in both litigation and non-litigation contexts.


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Recent Articles and Publications:

Imputed Income and Health Insurance in Divorce Settlements
Tax Update, February 2014

When is a Mom Not a Mom? De Facto Parenting in Massachusetts
Focus Newsletter, Spring 2013

How Real is Your Love? Divorce, Annulment and Reality TV
Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor, February 1, 2013

Considering Military Pensions in Divorce Cases
Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor, May 15, 2012

Speaking Engagements:

ReDefining Divorce Seminar, 2.15.2017
Location: Burns & Levinson LLP - 125 Summer St, Boston, MA
Role: Speaker
Topic: What Happens to the Home?