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Family Law

Compassionate and Dedicated Family Law Representation

A respected practice providing assistance to Massachusetts families

My colleagues and I at Legasey & Associates dedicate ourselves to providing exceptional counsel in the most ethical manner to each client we represent, whether your case is straightforward or complex. I tailor my services to your needs to achieve your goals as quickly and efficiently as possible and with an eye toward your future. With that in mind, I continuously perform financial and emotional cost analyses on which you can rely. Each of my clients benefits from my experience and standing in the legal community, making the journey through the family and probate courts less daunting and more manageable.

Sensitive to families’ needs, offering alternatives to litigation

While I’m ready to fight for my clients’ rights in court, I remain committed to offering each client alternative methods of dispute resolution, including mediation, arbitration and conciliation, when that is the best option. As one of the most highly sought after conciliators in Essex County, I’m frequently invited to lecture and train other attorneys in this method.

So, whether you are interested in methods of alternative dispute resolution that will lead you to an amicable resolution outside of the courtroom or your situation requires our litigation experience at the trial or appellate level, I have the knowledge and background to meet your needs. I am experienced in all aspects of domestic relations litigation, including high-conflict disputes in the areas of:

At Legasey & Associates, no matter which area of family law you need assistance with, you are provided with aggressive yet dignified representation every step of the way.

Extensive credentials and a long record of assertive leadership

My ongoing commitment to the field of family law is reflected in my roles as a family court conciliator and hearing judge in addition to my membership in the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys, Massachusetts Bar Association and Essex County Bar Association. I also serve as an instructor and panelist at Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. and the Essex County Bar Association.

Taking the first step in Salem

For more information on how Legasey & Associates can assist you and your family with your family law issues, call me today at 978-745-6600 or email me at to set up an initial consultation. I am dedicated to finding a solution – and with more than 35 years of experience resolving family law issues, I am confident that we can resolve yours to your satisfaction.

John Legasey is an AV rated attorney with more than 35 years of family law experience.