If you’re contemplating a divorce you need an attorney who will walk you through the process and explain the “ins” and “outs” of each step. Attorney Matalas will explain to you how your proceeding is unfolding and will show you what is needed to get the results you desire.
Family Law Help
You deserve a fresh start and clear future. Whether we are fighting for custody rights, splitting up marital assets, or simply negotiating an amicable Divorce Attorney Matalas will fight for the outcome that you deserve.
Dedicated to Our Clients
We are dedicated and passionate about serving our clients and always work to achieve the outcome that they need. We don’t focus on billable hours like most other firms – we only care about getting the outcome you need.
- Individual Attention
- Cost Conscious
- Outcome Focused
- Solutions Orientated
- Aggresive and Uncompromising when neccesary
Why Hire Matalas Law
Solutions orientated outcomes that focus on your needs. Whether you’re fighting for child custody or disputing an Alimony settlement – we’re there for you.
Our Clients come first. We answer your questions day and night because we know you need answers now.
Get the outcome that you need through the representation you deserve. From amicable divorces to long contentious battles – you can count on us.
What About the Children?
Child Custody and Child Support
Divorce can be stressful enough but once children become involved the chances for conflict escalates quickly, which is why it is important to choose the lawyer who will fight for Custody and Support so can raise your children the way you want. Even in uncontested divorce the terms for child custody and support must be negotiated and negotiation expertise will be an invaluable asset to help you achieve the outcome you need.
Amicable Uncontested Divorce
When both parties can come to an agreement on spousal support, child support, child custody, and asset division we will help finalize the divorce proceedings. Uncontested divorces might not be right for every couple but you should explore this option as it is generally less costly and swifter than a contested divorce.
The Closure You Need
Divorce often comes with a lot of negative emotions and you want to get it over with it as soon as possible so you can move on with your life. We understand that and will do everything in our power to help you move on while helping you achieve the outcome you need.
Asset Control and Favorable Distribution
From high net worth divorces and splitting up multiple businesses and properties to smaller assets which may just hold sentimental value, we will do our Due diligence to assure all the assets are accounted for and that you receive your fair share. Often parties find hidden assets during proceedings and we will fight to uncover any asset that the other party has tried to hide.
How to Get Started
Filing a Petition
The first step in divorce proceeding is when one spouse files a petition with the court.
Service of Process
The spouse who files for divorce will need to file proof of service. This shows the court that the other party has been notified.
When the divorce filing spouse needs temporary support from the other spouse for child support and other needs.
Response & Answer
When a party has divorce filed against them they need to respond and potentially dispute the ground for the divorce.
Parties don’t always agree to all the terms of the divorce and sometimes need to negotiate different terms.
Bench or Judge Trial
In Massachusetts divorce proceeding are hear by a bench or Judge trial.
Once a Judge has ruled on the proceedings he or she will then issue a judgement or the “rules” for the divorce settlement.
Order of Divorce Nisi
After judgement a divorce becomes final after the “nisi” or waiting period. In 1A divorces this is 120 days.
Attorney Matalas helped me through a difficult time and explained every step in the process. I highly recommended him!Mary R.
In assets discovered on behalf of clients.
I has a nightmare situation with my Ex and without Jason’s help I don’t know what I would have done. I’m forever grateful for his help.Antone D.
Meet Attorney Jason Matalas
Attorney Matalas has been practicing law in Massachusetts since 2013. A graduate of Suffolk Law, Jason has a varied legal background which includes estate planning, consumer protection litigation, and employment law.
Reliable and professional, working with Attorney Matalas was simple and straightforward with all my questions answered. As far as consultation goes, his services were priceless. 5 Star recommendation.Rebecca S.