Massachusetts Family Law Attorney
Whether you are anticipating the joys of adoption, experiencing the pain of marital conflict, or facing another legal issue close to home, family lawyer Leslie McLellan Brown listens to your needs, understands your concerns and helps you reach solutions to your legal problems.Attorney Leslie McLellan Brown has served families in Northampton for 32 years. She provides legal services across a wide spectrum of areas, including:
Divorce is difficult, but it should not lead to a financial crisis. Attorney Leslie McLellan Brown help you establish fair and equitable spousal support so you can continue to live as comfortably as you did before your marriage ended.
Child custody and visitation
For every parent, child custody is the most heart-wrenching aspect of divorce. Attorney Leslie McLellan Brown advocates for your parental rights so you can raise your children in an appropriate, safe and healthy home.
Both parents share the responsibility of raising a child, Attorney Leslie McLellan Brown helps to ensure that your child receives the financial support required for a healthy, happy upbringing.
Child support modification and enforcement
Child support payments remain the same unless and until the court modifies the child support order. If either parent experiences a significant change in financial circumstances, Leslie McLellan Brown can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify your child support payments accordingly.
Throughout your divorce, Leslie McLellan Brown stands by you. She accompanies you through mediation or litigation, depending on which is likely to obtain the best possible results for you — including fair distribution of assets, division of the marital home, child support payments, alimony, child custody, and establishing a parenting plan that best suits your child.
Mediation puts the decisions in your hands, and can often provide more expedient, predictable results than a trial. Leslie McLellan Brown can help you obtain the most favorable divorce settlement using mediation.
Pre- and post-nuptial agreements
When you marry your beloved, you may not foresee the potential problems that can eventually lead to divorce. Leslie McLellan Brown expects the unexpected and has the experience in drafting prenuptial agreements to protect your financial interests, including protecting pre-marital property or potential inheritances that you may expect to receive in the event your marriage should lead to divorce.
Contact a Northampton family law attorney you can trust, Leslie McLellan Brown.
Call 413-586-0446 or contact me online to schedule your free 30-minute consultation.