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Experienced Family Law Attorneys

Since its founding in 1913, our family law firm located in Salem, Massachusetts, has carried out a tradition of excellence in personalized legal services. We represent individuals facing all types of family law matters, particularly divorce and child custody. Attorney John Tangusso is a skilled negotiator and litigator with experience handling complex, high-stakes cases.


Divorce requires splitting a family in two, a process that involves far-reaching impacts and complex challenges. We will guide you every step of the way.

Child Custody

Child custody cases are emotionally charged and complex. We handle each case with compassion and the commitment to protect your rights.

Postnuptial Agreements

There are many situations where couples would be well served by a prenuptial agreement and it could be for a variety of reasons.

Get Answers. Move Forward.

Family law cases impact many important areas of life, from your children to your finances to your day-to-day lifestyle.

Because family law cases involve such fundamental matters as your family and your future, it is important to choose a lawyer you can trust. We are dedicated to helping clients navigate the complex considerations accompanying divorce, property division, child custody and support and other legal matters. As a full-service family law firm, we devote our practice exclusively to these and related areas of law. Attorney John Tangusso has nearly 30 years of experience to develop feasible courses of action for meeting clients’ needs.

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Trusted Family Law Advisor

Our law firm has served the needs of family law clients throughout Massachusetts for more than 100 years. Founded in 1913 by attorney Sebastian Tangusso, the firm is now in its third generation. We share a commitment to continuing the firm’s legacy in providing personal and compassionate legal services.

We understand that just as no two families are alike, so too each case is unique. Our attorneys work one-on-one with clients to develop carefully tailored strategies designed to accomplish each client’s objectives.


We will always treat you with respect and dignity.​


We will always zealously represent your best interests.​


We will always be open, honest, and straightforward.​

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Out of State Child Support Modification

Child Support and Out-of-State Issues Whether one parent is living just over the Massachusetts border in New Hampshire but still commutes to Boston every day, or whether the one parent is living on the West Coast while the children live with the other on the South Shore, issues of state jurisdiction may come into

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Missteps To Avoid In A High Net Worth Divorce

While divorce is prevalent across the country, each case is different. Real estate, business ownership, and significant financial interests can put you in high-asset divorce territory. Couples experiencing a high-asset divorce are prone to a number of common mistakes, all of which can be avoided. Like other marriages, high net worth couples don’t divorce

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Creative Solutions For Complex Family Law Problems

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