Child Custody and Visitation

Diane Shields is a respected Child Custody and Visitation Lawyer in Quincy, Massachusetts that will advocate and fight for you.

Child Custody and Visitation Overview

Whether you are unmarried or you are going through a divorce, you want to be the best possible parent to your kids. Coming up with the right child custody and visitation plan is the best way to protect your children and ensure that you have a plan that meets the needs of your children.

Child Custody and Visitation Law Services 

There are many options when it comes to your child custody and visitation plan. Our job is to help you understand your options, so you can find a plan that meets the unique needs of your family. Diane can help you address all concerns you have relative to legal custody, physical custody, joint physical custody, and help you create an appropriate visitation and parenting time plan.

While our goal is always to help you work with your co-parent to develop a plan that puts your kids first, our family law attorneys understand that this is not always possible. Diane will be ready to take an aggressive stand on your behalf in court in order to protect your children’s rights.

Child Support

​Diane will help you make sure your children have every opportunity to lead a normal child’s life. Our team will assist you in understanding the Massachusetts child support guidelines and make sure you submit the correct information to help the court come up with the suitable amount of financial support for your children.


If you are involved in a paternity dispute, it is time to get answers. Representing mothers and alleged fathers, Diane can help you get accurate results and come up with a plan to protect your rights when the results of the DNA testing are complete. Diane will protect your rights in determining the paternity of your child and pursue the necessary steps to protect your child’s rights.
At the Family Law offices of Diane M. Shields, Diane Shields has been aggressively advocating for Massachusetts families for decades. Diane understands how much depends upon your child custody visitation and support plans. Diane will advocate for you to make sure a parenting plan is implemented that protects your children’s best interests and is tailored to your needs and those of your children. Contact her today to learn more during a free initial consultation.