Tag Archives: Child Support Mediation

Parenting Time and the Holidays

I was in Essex Probate and Family Court this week and seeing the lines going out the door reminded me that sharing time with your children during the holidays is easier said than done.  The probation departments are overflowing with distressed moms and dads, either armed with lawyers or not, waiting to meet with the […]


LAW OFFICE OF PHILIP J. BYERS   Telephone (978) 685-5100 Massachusetts Mediator Family Law Attorney with over thirty years of experience Mediation can save couples the emotional and financial stress of litigation. Please call for a free consultation to see if your case can be mediated.        

What Types of Cases Can Successfully be Mediated?

Most cases can be successfully mediated.  These are the situations in which both parties want a resolution, and their respective egos allow them to negotiate in good faith leading to a fair resolution under the circumstances.  A trained mediator can provide to the parties while in session with him/her suggestions about how to solve their […]


My mediation practice ranges from Divorce, Post-Divorce Modifications, Parenting Plans, Child Custody, Pre-Nuptial & Post-Nuptial Agreements, Marriage Mediation, Cohabitation & Non-Marital Parenting, Mediation for Same Sex Couples, and Contempts, to other non Family Law matters such as Contested Probate Estate Matters.  I have over 30 years of experience in Family Law and bring to the […]