About the Divorce Law Monitor

Considering a divorce may be one of the most challenging situations you will face in life. Where do you start? What if there are complications? You can count on the Divorce Law Monitor blog for information about the divorce process, how to select the right attorney, ways to protect your finances, how to be a good co-parent, custody and visitation issues, international concerns, information on alimony including the Alimony Reform Act and high profile divorce stories.


Nancy Van Tine
Divorce Law Attorney

Nancy Van Tine is a partner at Burns & Levinson LLP and has practiced law for over 35 years exclusively in the area of domestic relations, including divorce, separation, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, child custody and child support. Often called upon as an expert to the media in divorce and family law issues, Nancy has appeared on “Chronicle” and “Geraldo Rivera,” in the columns of Margery Eagan of the Boston Herald, and on local Boston television stations. Nancy served as Chair of Burns & Levinson’s Divorce & Family Group and Co-Chair of the Private Client Group from 1989-2016.


Robin M. Lynch Nardone

Robin focuses her practice on family law litigation and mediation, including high net worth divorce, high conflict custody/parenting disputes, same-sex marriage and divorce issues, paternity actions, removal cases, child support and alimony actions, as well as adoption. She was recently named as the new Chair of Burns & Levinson’s Divorce & Family Law group and the Co-Chair of the Private Client group.

Tiffany M. Bentley
AssociateTiffany M.’s Linkedin Profile

Tiffany focuses her practice on domestic relations, probate litigation, guardianship and conservatorship, estate planning, and estate and trust administration.

Ronald P. Barriere
PartnerRonald P.’s Linkedin Profile

Ron focuses his practice on family law and probate litigation, including informed negotiation of disputes, divorce, abuse prevention orders, custody disputes, actions involving the Department of Children and Families (“DCF”), paternity actions, and post-divorce modification and enforcement of alimony, child support and other judgments.

Carolyn “CiCi” Van Tine
PartnerCarolyn “CiCi”‘s Linkedin Profile

CiCi focuses her practice on all aspects of matrimonial law, including international parental abduction and other highly charged custodial matters, divorce, custody, child support, modification, paternity, asset division and non-traditional family litigation.