PRACTICE AREAS

FAMILY LAW

Throughout the years, Doherty Law Offices, LLC has handled a wide variety of issues regarding Family Law, striving to find the best outcome for our clients while listening to their concerns and wishes with compassion and expertise in the following matters, including but not limited to:

     - Divorce

     - Pre-Marital Agreements

     - Child Custody

     - Child Support

     - Spousal support/alimony

     - Modifications

     - Contempt

     - Parental and Grandparent Rights

     - Domestic Violence

     - Protection from Abuse (Restraining Orders)

     - Protection from Harassment

     - Guardianship 

CIVIL LITIGATION

Though criminal charges and penalties are not at issue, Doherty Law Offices, LLC handles a wide variety of matters regarding Civil Litigation.  While hoping to settle by agreement of parties out of the courtroom, we are prepared to fight for you in Civil matters, including but not limited to:

     - Small Claims

     - Landlord/Tenant 

CRIMINAL LAW

At Doherty Law Offices, LLC we utilize all of the tools at our disposal to produce a favorable outcome; oftentimes, this can be achieved by negotiating with prosecutors outside of the courtroom.  Attorney Doherty is a former Special Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County Massachusetts.  We handle a wide variety of issues regarding Criminal Law, including but not limited to:

     - Misdemeanors

     - Felonies

     - DUI

     - Domestic violence

     - Assault & Battery

     - Drug charges

     - Theft

     - Expungement 

PROBATE

Doherty Law Offices, LLC handles a wide variety of issues regarding Probate; matters may be contested or uncontested.  In a contested probate there may be a disgruntled party seeking a larger share.  In these situations legal and factual arguments are introduced to support or undermine the claims of various parties.  Though most probate of estates is uncontested, in these cases the property is collected, debts and taxes are paid, disputes are settled, and the remainder of the estate is transferred to the heirs.  We handle Probate matters including but not limited to:

     - Administration of Estates

     - Simple Wills

     - Contested Estate matters

     - Uncontested Estate matters