Divorce & Family
The best way forward
Burns & Levinson has one of the largest and most reputable divorce and family law practices in the country. Our attorneys are known for being compassionate advisors, zealous advocates and creative problem solvers. Our attorneys are leaders in the field who make new case-law with court successes and are often called upon to lecture on topics ranging from complex asset division, alimony reform, and child custody, to domestic abuse.
We approach each case from a position of strength and skill. Skill to negotiate and settle matters and craft intricate divorce agreements; and strength to aggressively take issues to trial when necessary. We provide practical legal guidance and strategic advice while staying focused on each particular client’s goals, circumstances and needs. Individualized attention to each client’s objectives allows us to help clients confidently traverse what is often the most tumultuous and stressful time of their lives.
Our clients benefit from our in-house colleagues with expertise in tax law, trusts and estates, asset management, real estate, pension and retirement plans and all aspects of corporate business, who provide guidance on these issues when circumstances warrant.
Our attorneys have experience in negotiating and drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, as well as litigating the enforceability of these and similar agreements concerning rights and interests in real and personal property. In addition to divorce matters, we represent clients in paternity actions, contested custody disputes, guardianship and conservatorship matters, uncontested adoptions, cases involving the removal of children from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and nearly all legal challenges facing families. Our attorneys also work with clients to obtain orders of protection from abuse and harassment, and help families who are faced with the involvement of the Department of Children and Families. In addition to representing one spouse in a family law matter, we have trained mediators who help couples amicably resolves their disputes.