At Porcello Law Offices, we look out for our clients. Our attorneys provide honest, trustworthy legal counsel that protects our clients’ financial and parental rights. Together, we will help you overcome today’s hurdles and move forward to a brighter tomorrow.
From our offices in Salem and Gloucester, we represent clients throughout Essex County during family law disputes, including high-asset divorce and complex child custody issues, and during probate and civil litigation.
Divorce and other family law issues can be highly emotional and contentious. When disputes rise to the level where legal intervention is necessary, it is important to hire experienced family law attorneys who know the law, will protect your rights, and provide the guidance you need to move forward in life.
We provide divorce and child support modification services for out of state clients. With no travel and accommodations or time off of work required from you, this saves you time and money as well as the headache of attending in-person court proceedings.
As second generation attorneys serving clients throughout Essex County, we are well-known in the legal community. Our attorneys have established reputations for providing clients with unwavering strength at the negotiating table and in the courtroom.
Our clients choose us because they know we will fight for their rights and earnestly represent their interests. We are not afraid to stand up for our clients in court or against opposing counsel.
In addition to our divorce and family law practice, we also provide legal representation in the following areas:
When a marriage ends, the divorcing couple must decide how to divide the marital assets. Unless otherwise outlined in a pre-or post-nuptial agreement, all assets acquired during the marriage are considered marital assets under Massachusetts divorce law. This includes money as well as personal property,
A non-biological, non-adoptive parent who has acted in a parental role may be considered a de facto parent. As defined by the Massachusetts courts, a de facto parent is “one who has no biological relation to the child but has participated in the child’s life
Changes to Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Coming in October New guidelines will make substantial alterations to how Massachusetts courts calculate how much child support is owed, effective in October. After a decade of steadily decreasing child support requirements in Massachusetts, it seems that pressure by
A ‘gray divorce’ refers to a split that happens between an older husband and wife, often after many years of marriage. The ‘gray’ in ‘gray divorce’ refers to the color of the divorcing couple’s hair. With more and more couples over fifty, or even over