There are two types of divorce in Massachusetts: contested and uncontested. The type you file in your divorce will depend on whether you and your spouse can come to an agreement regarding the major issues in your divorce. Attorney Andrew H. P. Norton has the skill, knowledge and the experience needed to handle both types of divorce proceedings. He will advise you on your available options and the best course of action to take.
Disagreements over child custody and child visitation frequently make the difference between contested and uncontested divorce, and these issues are emotionally charged for both parents. At the law firm of child custody Attorney Andrew H. P. Norton, we have the skills, expertises and the experiences to guide divorcing and divorced couples towards resolutions that serve their children’s best interests.
Divorce rates in the United States are declining – except for people over 50. Twenty years ago, just one in 10 spouses who split was age 50 or older; today, it is 1 in 4. Attorney Norton has extensive experience working with and counseling clients who have been in long-term marriages or are over the age of 50 and now find themselves either contemplating divorce or actually involved in divorce proceedings.
Receiving an education is expensive, especially for children attending a university. Most parents want their children to receive some kind of higher education these days. Without quality education or advanced training, a young person’s opportunities are greatly limited in our modern economy. Attorney Andrew H.P. Norton can help you negotiate a college tuition clause in your divorce decree that will provide financial support for the education of your children.
Alimony or spousal support is a form of financial support required by Massachusetts law paid by a person to their spouse before or after marital separation or divorce. It is one of the most important aspects of complex property division, especially in high net worth divorce cases. Attorney Andrew H.P. Norton can help you get the best results possible in your divorce settlement or decree in Norfolk County, South Shore and Southeastern MA.
Attorney Andrew H.P Norton has over 25 years of experience in providing legal advice and offering solutions to transfer your wealth to next generation in the West Bridgewater area. We ensure that all your assets are passed on to your loved ones. If you don’t have a will, an intestate succession will occur to decide which family members will inherit your wealth. So, it is important to contact an experienced will, estate, and probate lawyer for help.
Criminal Defense Services:
The courts and the district attorney take accusations of domestic assault and child abuse very seriously. If you are under investigation or have been arrested, take action to protect your rights, reputation, and freedom right away. If you have been charged or investigated, contact West Bridgewater domestic violence and restraining orders lawyer Andrew H.P. Norton now to schedule a free consultation.
If you are stopped for drunk driving in Massachusetts, you will be asked to take a field sobriety test, and possibly a breath alcohol test and/or a blood alcohol test. You have the absolute right to refuse these tests. If you have been arrested for OUI, you need the experienced, skillful, and knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer, Attorney Andrew Norton.
Drug Offenses are very serious crimes. Conviction on such charges may have an impact on your entire life and may include jail time. Attorney Norton is a Plymouth County drug charge defense lawyer who represents clients that have been charged with a variety of drug crimes, including simple drug possession, possession of a controlled substance, intent to distribute, drug trafficking.