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Divorce Law Monitor What you never thought you'd need to know about divorce

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 TineNancy Van TinePartner

Nancy Van Tine 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 serves as Chair of Burns & Levinson’s Divorce & Family Group and Co-Chair of the Private Client Group.



Carolyn "CiCi" Van TineCarolyn "CiCi" Van TinePartner

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.

Robin M. Lynch NardoneRobin M. Lynch NardonePartner

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.

Elizabeth G. CrowleyElizabeth G. CrowleyPartner

Elizabeth concentrates her practice in all aspects of probate and family court litigation including complaints, petitions, appeals, will contests, representation of trustees, executors and beneficiaries, guardianships, conservatorships and all areas of family law including but not limited to divorce, paternity, child custody, international concerns and modification matters.

Tiffany M. BentleyTiffany M. BentleyAssociate

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

Andrea T. DunbarAndrea T. DunbarAssociate

Andrea focuses her practice on probate and family court litigation in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island, including will contests, representation of trustees, executors and beneficiaries, guardianships, conservatorships, divorce, paternity, child custody, alimony and modification matters.

Ronald P. BarriereRonald P. BarriereAssociate

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.