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Renée Hawk is a Boston-area family law attorney. She helps people in all areas affecting families, including divorce, separation, child custody, child support, pre-marital and post-marital agreements, division of marital assets and personal property, alimony, paternity, adoption, restraining orders, domestic abuse, contempt matters, modification of judgments, and complaints for removal of children from Massachusetts.
Attorney Hawk works closely with her clients, guiding them through the various stages of sensitive and challenging family law issues. Often, anxieties about issues pertaining to children and finances can seem overwhelming, as such, Ms. Hawk provides her clients with as much information as possible to help them make informed decisions, including understanding the legal process. She makes it her goal to arrive at a solution that is right for the client and his or her family.
Attorney Hawk has compiled a list of answers to Frequently Asked Divorce Questions, which you may find informative.
- Successfully uncovered hidden assets in numerous complex divorce cases, including assets hidden in foreign countries and off-shore accounts.
- Represented parents in child custody matters where significant mental health issues render the other parent incapable of providing a safe environment for the children or sharing legal custody.
- Representation of custodial parent in successful termination of parental rights of unfit non-custodial parent, including a lump sum financial settlement for support of the child.
- Represents parents in cases involving Department of Children and Families (DCF) and abuse and neglect of children.
Awards and Recognition:
Massachusetts Super Lawyer “Rising Star”, 2008 – 2012, a special designation of “Super Lawyers” given to no more than 2.5% of lawyers in the state, as determined by their peers
Community Involvement and Memberships:
Charlestown Business Community Association, Member
The Divorce Center, Member
Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Renée Hawk is solely focused on family law, and therefore offers her clients a deep level of experience and knowledge in the often complex field of domestic relations. She works closely with clients in areas such as separation, divorce, alimony, child support, and determination of child custody. Ms. Hawk has made communication a key component of her practice, ensuring that her clients are kept abreast of developments in their cases and that they understand the legal process and their options.
Ms. Hawk has been recognized by Massachusetts Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in the area of family law.
Massachusetts ‑ 2002
Connecticut ‑ 2003
University of Connecticut ‑ B.A. cum laude, 1999
Suffolk University Law School ‑ J.D., cum laude, 2002