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P.O. Box 218, Cumberland, ME 04021-0218
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Family Law Representation & Alternative Dispute Resolution in Portland, Maine

When facing difficult disputes, turn to Chadbourne Law Offices, P.A. in Portland, Maine, for family law representation and alternative dispute resolution needs. Find the right support with us today.

Family Law

At Chadbourne Law Offices, P.A., Ms. Chadbourne's experience and training in family law is supported by her aggressive and proactive style. She also believes in reasonableness and cooperation, however, and she adjusts her representation to suit the needs of each client.

Family, Law Representation & Alternative Dispute Resolution in Portland, ME

Ms. Chadbourne assists clients in all aspects of the law relating to the needs of today's families, including, but not limited to:

• Divorce
• Legal Separation
• Paternity
• Domestic Partnerships
• Child Custody and Visitation (including
   international and interstate disputes) 
• Child Support
• Spousal Support
• Restraining Orders
• Guardianships
• Adoption
• Grandparent's Rights
• Prenuptial Agreements
• Post-nuptial Agreements
• Non-Marital Cohabitation Agreements
• Family Law Appeals and Writs

Guardian ad Litem

Attorney Chadbourne is a certified Maine guardian ad litem. As a guardian ad litem, Attorney Chadbourne is appointed by the Court to investigate the circumstances, needs, and bests interests of children involved in contested family matters, make recommendations to the Court regarding the best outcome for the children, and to testify as an expert witness in that regard. She also works with the involved families throughout the process to try to assist them reach appropriate private resolutions and implement needed changes on their own.

Mediation and Other Forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is the process of resolving legal conflicts without going to trial. As a certified mediator, Ms. Chadbourne is at the forefront of this area, advising clients on arbitration, international dispute resolution, mediation, mini-trials, and private judging.

She has extensive expertise in determining when a form of ADR is in the best interest of clients and routinely advises her clients on the legal consequences flowing from particular terms and conditions of all ADR options.

Contact us today to utilize our family law office in Portland, Maine.