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Worcester Divorce Mediation Lawyer

Helping You Reach Personalized & Agreeable Family Resolutions

Divorce is never easy, even if you were the one to initiate it. However, this does not mean that the divorce process needs to be a difficult, contentious, and drawn-out battle. Mediation offers divorcing or separating couples the opportunity to create a custom divorce agreement that is tailored to their unique goals. The process is based on communication between the two parties, facilitated by a third-party mediator and, in some cases, other professionals. Unlike in traditional divorce proceedings, mediation does not require you to rely on an impartial judge to rule on the various terms of your divorce, including alimony, child custody, and child support.

Mediation puts the power back into your hands. At The Law Office of Polly A. Tatum, we assist individuals and couples navigating the family law mediation process. Whether you are concerned about where your child will live or need to make post-divorce modifications due to a significant change in circumstances, our Worcester divorce mediation attorney, Polly A. Tatum, can help. Ms. Tatum has been practicing in the area of family law and mediation since 1997 and has personally handled more than 3,000 cases. She can help you with everything from relatively simple family law issues to high-asset divorce to complex child custody arrangements.

To request your initial consultation, please call our office at (508) 219-6264 or contact us online. Our goal is to provide you with the peace of mind you need to move forward.

Mediation: A Better Option for a Brighter Future

Attorney Polly Tatum

  • Glowing reviews
  • Professionalism and kindness
  • Focus on your relationship with your children
  • 20+ years’ experience
  • Professional background in civil service
  • 3,000+ cases mediated

True Stories from Real People

  • Polly’s pleasant personality and professional demeanor make her an excellent lawyer-mediator.

    “Polly is well-known and well-respected in the Worcester County legal community. Her knowledge and experience in the law is extensive. Polly’s pleasant personality and professional demeanor make her an excellent lawyer-mediator. I endorse her without hesitation.”

    Francis Ford, Mediation Attorney

  • She handled my case with professionalism, empathy, patience and a great deal of humor when needed to alleviate the stress.

    “Polly has helped several times during highly stressful situations. She handled my case with professionalism, empathy, patience and a great deal of humor when needed to alleviate the stress. She was able to control a situation that could have quickly deteriorated. I would and have recommended her to anyone who is going through a divorce or needs help with an elder parent.”

    C. G. Grafton

  • 5K Stars!

    “Polly did an amazing job navigating a tricky divorce. Her ability to advocate for both of us to each other during some very tense times was phenomenal. Not only were we both very happy with the resolution she helped us reach, But she also helps us communicate much better as a divorcing couple who is still going to be raising kids together. I can’t say enough positive things about our experience with poly or how much respect I have for her!”

    Eric

  • An extremely talented and well-respected attorney in the legal community.

    “An extremely talented and well-respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of her clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.”

    Thomas Mallon, Divorce and Separation Attorney

  • She remained impartial throughout the process and was able to bring the divorce process to a speedy conclusion.

    “I found Polly to be ethical and fair in dealing with my Mediation. She remained impartial throughout the process and was able to bring the divorce process to a speedy conclusion.”

    Lesley

Compassionate, Client-Focused Mediation Services

At The Law Office of Polly A. Tatum, we understand just how difficult it is to face any legal family issue. Often times, there are intense, conflicting emotions at play. Parents may strongly disagree about matters of child custody and support. Separating spouses may be concerned about how their shared assets will be divided. This is normal, but that does not mean that you will have to face a long courtroom battle to resolve these issues.

Our firm offers empathetic legal counsel, coupled with a realistic and unbiased approach to mediation. We are here to serve as a caring but objective third party. This allows us to help you and your ex-spouse or partner reach various agreements on the terms of your divorce or separation while keeping your best interests and the best interests of your children and family in mind.

We encourage you to reach out to us at (508) 219-6264 to discuss your situation with our experienced Worcester divorce mediation attorney.

Cases We Handle

Our extensive experience makes us well-equipped to handle a broad range of complex and challenging family law mediation matters. We assist families in Worcester County and throughout Massachusetts with mediation regarding divorce and separation, same-sex divorce, child custody, child support, and post-divorce modifications, as well as legal services for adoption and same-sex couple adoptions. We also handle estate planning matters, such as drafting wills and trusts, establishing guardianships, and creating powers of attorney and healthcare directives. Get in touch with us to learn more about the types of cases we handle. We are proud to serve clients in Holden, Shrewsbury, Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, and the surrounding areas.

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