Alimony Spousal Support

Quincy Alimony Lawyer

Experienced Norfolk County Spousal Support Attorneys

Alimony is often a contentioher issue during a divorce action. One of the reasons is because it is not automatically awarded like child support. Parties must petition for the family court judge to award alimony.

At the law offices of Diane M. Shields, our lawyers have been advocating and protecting individuals and families across eastern Massachusetts through their divorce actions since 1987. With more than four decades of experience, Diane understands the concerns of local families, and Diane is here to help you achieve your goals so you can move onto the next stage of your life.

Diane is ready to help you understand what your rights are and aggressively pursue the protection of those rights. To schedule a free consultation to discuss your concerns, Diane encourages you to contact her today.

Our Quincy alimony attorney, Diane M. Shields, and her team can help you through this difficult time. Recently, the legislature passed comprehensive alimony reform that dramatically changes how alimony is calculated. Diane will help you understand how this will affect your petition and how long in duration the judge may award alimony for. Additionally, Diane will explain the other new conditions placed on how spousal support is awarded and when it should cease.


Diane Shields, Attorney at Law, is a Quincy, Massachusetts, law firm serving the South Shore, including Braintree, Milton, Randolph, Weymouth, Stoughton, Cohasset, Hingham, Rockland, Hanover, Mattapan, Dorchester, West Roxbury and surrounding communities of Norfolk County, Suffolk County, Plymouth County, Middlesex County, Barnstable County, Bristol County and Essex County. Attorney Diane M. Shields, Esq. | 21 Mayor Thomas J. McGrath Highway, Suite 501, Quincy, MA 02169 | Telephone: 617-773-5755 | Fax: 617-328-8504

Practicing Law in Quincy Massachusetts