Newton Family Lawyer

Solving Complex Family Law Matters in Middlesex County, MA

If you have a family law issue that requires legal guidance, The Halks Firm offers years of experience and knowledge to help you handle it successfully. Turn to our trusted Newton family law attorney with the confidence of knowing that you will be given personalized legal care backed by aggressive trial experience. We are proud of our qualifications and knowledge and work hard to ensure our clients around Newton have the help they need.

If you need an effective Newton family law attorney your corner, call (781) 995-0107. Your initial consultation is FREE.

Family Law Cases We Handlefamily law and gavel

The Halks Firm represents spouses, parents, and grandparents in complex family law matters across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We also help people who have been victimized by sexual harassment or discrimination in the workplace.

These practice areas can be complex for a number of reasons, not only due to ever-changing legislation and new precedents set forth by case law, but also due to their emotional nature. When emotions run high in legal situations that can also profoundly impact a person from financial and familial standpoints, skilled and strategic legal counsel can make all the difference.

The practice of family law covers a wide range of legal issues including:

How The Halks Firm Can Help You

If you are looking for a family law attorney in Newton to protect your interests, you have come to the right place. If you are in Boston or the surrounding areas, our Newton firm can help you! Our seasoned trial lawyer knows exactly what it takes to win in family court. With considerable trial experience comes confidence and competence, which equals more favorable results in negotiation and litigation.

We serve from Barnstable, Norfolk, Wellesley, Middlesex, and Worcester Counties.

When Should You Hire an Attorney?

It may be time to consider hiring a divorce or family lawyer if:

  • You are considering a divorce or mediation.
  • If you will be dealing with a high net worth divorce.
  • You want to modify the terms of your divorce agreement.
  • You need to work out custody and visitation rights.
  • You need to work out alimony or spousal support.
  • You want to draft a prenuptial agreement before your marriage.
  • You have been asked to sign a prenuptial agreement.
  • You are looking for help in the face of domestic violence.
  • You need a restraining order to stop stalking, harassment, or abuse.
  • You need help establishing or contesting paternity.

In these and many other areas of family law, The Halks Firm is there to guide and support you every step of the way. Our trial lawyer knows how to protect your rights and can deal with everything from divorce mediation to contested, high-net-worth divorce.

Why Is Hiring a Family Lawyer in Your Best Interest?

Hiring a knowledgeable family law attorney in Newton is imperative, as they will be responsible for drafting, filing, and serving documents, which all needs to be done in a time-sensitive manner. Additionally, a lot of the areas we listed above involve stressful times in the life of a family. A family lawyer from our firm is there to calmly and attentively walk you through every legal situation. Understanding court procedures and policies and having access to many different resources give us the opportunity to skillfully represent your best interests.

Choosing to represent yourself in court is often a costly mistake. With such important things as the happiness of your family and your financial future at stake, we encourage you to retain proven legal services immediately.

If you would like to see if The Halks Firm is a good fit to represent you, contact our Newton office at (781) 995-0107.

Unbreakable Bonds Built with Previous Clients

Hear What They Have to Say
  • “ I am extremely happy with my decision to stick with him!”


  • “ I can finally move on with my life.”


  • “When all was gone you, and your firm allowed hope.”


  • “Nicholas exceeded all my expectation, Including the settlement.”


  • “He was extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and honest with me about my case and my chances for success. ”


  • “I was seeking an experienced and professional attorney, and indeed found one!”


  • “I will always recommend him to family and friends. Nicholas Halks is a winner!”


  • “I’ve learned to recognize young talent destined for great success in their field. Nick most definitely fits that description.”


  • “Attorney Nicholas Halks has truly been a savior to my family and my daughter and for that, I will be eternally appreciative.”


  • “Nick was very professional and easy to work with.”

    Former Client

  • “ Nick was very concise, decisive, strategic and professional in all aspects of his work.”

    Jeffery S.

  • “Nick handled my case flawlessly and prepared me for a great victory”


  • “He was very knowledgeable regarding family law and helped me navigate the difficult task at hand.”

    Former Client

  • “Nick did an amazing job with my custody case. ”

    Zina G.

  • “The service was phenomenal I couldn't be more pleased.”