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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.

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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 a STRATEGY SESSION, 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.


Preserving Your Estate and Legacy Planning – And Protecting Your Family

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


    “I absolutely recommend Polly to anyone looking for a Mediation Attorney. She has a calm about her that makes you feel cared for through the process and her legal expertise will guide you along the way. Even years later after my divorce, I can still call Polly if I need anything. She is not only your attorney but a caring woman who will walk you through the process and ensure that you are protected and aware of everything. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a reliable, trusting attorney for their divorce.”

    Laurie Desroches

  • She made us feel comfortable and allowed us to arrive at a resolution based on our own ideas of what we believed to be fair.

    “Having no idea what to expect when I first embarked on this process, my fears were quickly allayed. Polly is everything you want in a mediation lawyer. She made us feel comfortable and allowed us to arrive at a resolution based on our own ideas of what we believed to be fair, rather than having something “imposed” on us. She definitely helped us communicate better, which will serve us well moving forward. Best of all, she saved us a ton of money and we felt in total control of the process.”


  • Polly was extremely professional and knowledgeable throughout our mediation.

    “Divorce is not a fun or pleasant experience to have in one’s life. Polly made the process simple and as painless as possible. She explained the mediation process, gave us each time to decide if the process was something we could both agree on, and proceeded to take us through each step. The two appointments we had with Polly were efficient and concise. Polly was extremely professional and knowledgeable throughout our mediation. We would highly recommend her services to other people in our situation.”

    JBD and SED

  • You did a wonderful job.

    “I wanted to thank you for the way you dealt with my situation. This has not been easy and I appreciate the advice you gave me. You did a wonderful job. I don’t want to see anyone I know get divorced, but if I come across the opportunity to recommend you, I will.”


  • Polly is a very experienced and knowledgeable attorney.

    “Polly is a very experienced and knowledgeable attorney. She possesses the requisite skills to effectively represent her clients.”

    Daniel Clement, Divorce and separation Attorney

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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