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Westborough Child Custody Lawyer

With Offices in Westborough & Leominster

Parent with custody of childAre you being left out of discussions regarding sole, joint, legal and physical custody of your child during your Massachusetts divorce? Are you seeking a post-decree modification of custody arrangements due to remarriage, a business transfer or the need to pursue extra employment?

Our experienced child custody lawyers based in Worcester County work hard to transition you to a brighter post-divorce future with your children. We believe deeply in "the best interests of the child" and are guided by that belief in every family law service we perform for our clients.

When Visitation Rights & Parenting Time Are Important to You

Are you seeking your fair share of parenting time, to maintain a prominent role in your child's life? Burke Levy, P.C. can help in all the ways that custody and visitation can impact your life.

We can help to defend your interests in a wide variety of matters, including:

  • If you suspect that your child is being alienated — turned against you — by your former spouse, and your visitation rights have been unfairly withheld
  • Defending and prosecuting contempt orders and enforcements when visitation obligations go unfulfilled
  • If you are a biological father who wants to become closer to his child, is willing to submit to DNA testing to establish paternity and contribute child support for his son's or daughter's upbringing
  • If you are a grandparent, stepparent or foster parent applying for custody or guardianship of a child if one or both parents have squandered their parental rights with illegal conduct

Who Has Custody of a Child Born out of Wedlock in Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, when a child is born out of wedlock, the mother is automatically given full custody rights. If the father wants to fight for custody, he would first have to establish paternity and then petition the court for custody rights.

To learn more about the benefits of our experienced, compassionate family law representation, call us at (508) 802-4546. Our attorneys in Worcester County are here to help!

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If you are facing criminal charges or a difficult family-related legal dispute, Burke Levy, P.C. is committed to protecting your rights and safeguarding your future. Whether your case requires skillful negotiation or tenacious and aggressive litigation, you can count on us to do everything possible to help you achieve a favorable outcome. From start to finish, our attorneys will personally deal with every aspect of your case and can assist you with a wide variety of legal issues in Massachusetts.