Deborah M. Faenza

Partner

Ryan Faenza Carey

Phone: 508-668-9112

825 Main Street
Walpole, MA 02081
Profession(s): Family Law Attorney, Mediator
Counties Served: Barnstable, Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester
About Me:

Partner of Ryan Faenza Carey with more than 30 years experience within the Massachusetts Judicial/Social Service Systems, adept in all aspects of family law and domestic relations, rapport and knowledge of the Social Service Agencies in various communities. Social Worker, Department of Public Welfare, Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1977-1980, Licensed Social Worker 1979-1996, Probation Officer/Family Services Officer 1983-1996, Child Support Enforcement Worker 1980-1983, Court appointed special discovery master, Guardian ad Litem, and parenting coordinator. Author, lecturer and guest speaker on family related issues for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, and Massachusetts Bar Association Family Law Council. Member of Massachusetts Bar Association, Norfolk County Bar Association, American Bar Association, Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section Council (IRR), Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), and the General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section Council. Certified in Collaborative Law.Bar Admissions: Massachusetts State Courts (1994) and United States Supreme Court (2004) New England School of Law (J.D.), 1993 Boston State College (Bachelor of Science in Sociology/Psychology), 1976 Licensed Social Worker, Department of Public Welfare, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1977-1996 Collaborative Law Practice, Collaborative Training Solutions, LLC, Annapolis, Maryland, January 2009 Attorney Faenza practices both litigation and collaborative law with a high degree of professionalism and ethical standards. She enjoys an excellent reputation in family law, with a strong concentration in child-related matters, attending to and remaining focused on her clients' best interest and the welfare of their children. She is frequently sought out by attorneys and judges to assist in resolving high-conflict custody and visitation issues. Her education, as well as her professional background as a social worker, child support enforcement worker and probation/family service officer, are of tremendous assistance to her in dealing with the sensitive and emotional issues in divorce and family law.

Professional Memberships: Massachusetts Bar Association: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section Council, and General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section Council, American Bar Association, Norfolk County Bar Association, Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council: Norfolk County Practice Group, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals,

Services:

All aspects of probate and family law including divorce, child custody, child support, paternity, alimony, division of property, pre-nuptial agreements, contempts, modifications, grandparents' rights, and guardianships (both litigation and collaborative law) Ryan & Faenza is a family and probate law firm with a well-deserved reputation for excellence. Our attorneys and staff provide the highest caliber of personalized representation to assist our clients with the complex facets of family and probate law. At Ryan & Faenza, we understand the inherent emotional stress associated with divorce and other family law matters. Our attorneys are skilled litigators and mediators who adhere to the highest ethical standards while remaining sensitive to the emotional needs of our clients. While we endeavor to settle cases efficiently, and most of our cases result in settlement, our experienced trial attorneys offer the expertise and skills required should litigation become necessary. Family law including divorce, child support, paternity, alimony, division of property, pre-nuptial agreements, contempts, modifications, grandparents' rights, and guardianships. Hourly. Retainers are based upon the complexity of the issues presented and amount of anticipated time and costs.

Core Certifications
Collaborative Attorney (CA)

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