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Divorce & Family Mediation

Resolving your divorce or family law matter outside of court is possible. Mediation paves the way for an amicable solution.

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Going through a divorce is often a highly contentious and stressful time. Having the right Worcester divorce lawyer to represent and guide you through the process can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case.

At The Law Office of Polly A. Tatum, we strive to diffuse stressful situations as we navigate your divorce, no matter how complex it may be. We have handled many types of divorce cases during our time in practice and can help you approach yours from the best possible angle. Our founding attorney, Polly A. Tatum, focuses her practice on family law mediation, which allows you and your spouse to reach agreeable terms outside of the courtroom.

Call us at (508) 795-1557 or contact us online to request a strategy session with our Worcester divorce lawyer.







24+ years experience

Simple fixed pricing

cases mediated

Divorce Mediation, & Family Law Attorney in Worcester, MA

Serving all Worcester and Surrounding Areas

Hi, my name is Polly Tatum…

I am a lawyer who helps couples divorce with dignity (without going broke) and protect what they care about most through divorce mediation. Divorce, separation, alimony, child custody, child support — whatever your specific situation needs, I can help.

As with most things in life, the more prepared you are, the better off you’ll be.

Whether you have already begun the divorce process or you are just now having the initial conversations with your spouse, you have come to the right place.

Let’s get started.


We are here to help you succeed and protect what you value most.

Navigating the Key Factors in a Divorce


Every single divorce is different and at our firm, you’re much more than a case file. We take the time to talk to you and learn about your concerns. Whether you are concerned about the division of your assets or you would like to have primary custody of your children, you can rely on us to advocate for you.

We can help you navigate the following divorce-related matters:

  • Debt and property division
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Spousal support
  • Child support

Our firm focuses on divorce mediation, allowing you and your spouse or ex-spouse to come to mutual agreements regarding the key factors of your divorce without having to rely on an impartial judge who may or may not have your best interests in mind.

Protecting You During Divorce

At The Law Office of Polly A. Tatum, we know that divorces are complex and require the touch of a professional. Between navigating sticky financial situations to wanting to ensure your children are taken care of, you are making decisions that will impact the future. Don’t try to deal with the complexity of your divorce without a knowledgeable Worcester divorce attorney by your side.

We are here to answer questions and address your concerns. Give our Worcester divorce lawyers a call at (508) 795-1557 or contact us online.



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I highly recommend her.”

“We couldn't have been more pleased and grateful to Attorney Tatum for creating our comprehensive Estate Plan. As parents of two young adult sons - we wanted to make ...

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“Knowledgeable of the law including recent changes.. Professional while empathetic. Staff well trained and pleasant. Made an unpleasant situation more tolerable.

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“Five Stars Isn’t Enough!”

“My divorce was amicable, but the subsequent issues that came up when I got remarried and moved closer to my children created a lot of conflicts. We have four boys


“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 ...


“She handled my case with professionalism”

“Polly has helped several times during highly stressful situations. She handled my case with professionalism, empathy, patience and a great deal of humor ...

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