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Sheryl R. Furnari, Esq.
Sheryl & Morjieta
Morjieta Derisier, Esq.
Sheryl & Morjieta

Professional Boston Family Law Attorneys

Successfully Handling Your Family Law Cases

You are not alone. Millions of people go through family law matters every year. It can be complex, time-comsuming, and exhausting, but you don’t have to go through it alone.

At Bay State Law Group, we understand what you’re going through. We have helped many families through difficult times. Our team will provide you with the highest legal representation and personal attention. We will advocate for your rights and get a favorable outcome.

Best Family Lawyers in the Boston Area

Our experienced family law attorneys have a proven track record of success in multiple cases. We have helped clients across Boston and the surrounding area achieve their legal goals. These include:

  • Obtaining favorable divorce settlements

  • Winning child custody cases

  • Protecting parental rights

  • Getting restraining orders for domestic violence cases


We understand that every family law case is different. That’s why we take the time to get to know our clients and their needs. We will develop a personalized legal strategy to help you achieve your desired outcome.

Our Practice Areas for Family Law in Boston

Administrative Changes

We help fill out all the legal paperwork needed for processes such as changing your name, obtaining a new Social Security card, or updating important documents like wedding or birth certificates, we have the expertise to guide you through the process seamlessly.

Child Welfare

We understand how complex child custody, visitation, and child support matters can be. Our team will protect the rights and interests of both you and your child while striving for fair resolutions.


Whether you need to establish or disprove paternity, we represent clients in this sensitive area with diligence and empathy.

Domestic Violence / Restraining Order 209A

We provide the support and legal tools to protect yourself and your loved ones. Our experienced attorneys can help secure restraining orders and handle other aspects related to domestic violence.

Prenuptial Agreements

Planning for the future is crucial. We are proficient in creating prenuptial agreements safeguarding your assets during a divorce.

Divorce Attorney: Uncontested or Contested

Going through a divorce can be exhausting, but with our guidance, you can navigate the process smoothly. Our expertise covers all divorce aspects, including uncontested and contested cases, property division, alimony, and child support.

Contempt of Orders

We can help you take legal action if a court order has been violated by enforcing it. We will work to protect your rights, whether it is child custody or a restraining order.

Modification of Orders

We understand that court orders may need to be adjusted accordingly if circumstances change. We can assist you in seeking modifications that better align with your current situation, from child support to property division agreements.

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Other Areas of Practice

Landlord/Tenant Law

General Civil Litigation


Business Law

School Advocacy​​​​​

Real Estate​​​​​ Law


Employment Law

Commercial Zoning 

Criminal Law​​​​​​​​​

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We can provide guidance in obtaining guardianship of a child or if you wish to contest a guardianship granted to someone else. Our representation will help you protect the child's or person's best interests.

Health Care Proxy

Planning for the future involves preparing for unexpected events. We can help you create a healthcare proxy to assign someone to make medical decisions on your behalf and a power of attorney to manage your financial affairs if you cannot.

Power of Attorney

We can help you create a power of attorney that will allow you to appoint someone to handle your financial affairs if you cannot handle them yourself.


Crafting a comprehensive will ensures that your assets are distributed according to your wishes after passing. Our attorneys will create a will that provides clarity and peace of mind.

Military Issues 

We understand the unique challenges faced by military families in family law issues. Whether it’s military divorce, child custody, or visitation issues, we are equipped to handle these cases with expertise and sensitivity.

How does our Process Work?

Contrary to most family law firms in Boston, our step-by-step process is designed to maximize the chances of achieving the best possible outcome for your claim.


Initial Consultation

Your journey with us begins with an initial consultation. During this meeting, we take the time to listen carefully to your situation, concerns, and goals. This allows us to fully understand your case’s details and provide you with informed guidance.


Case Evaluation


Strategy Development

Our team then analyzes your case, relevant facts, documentation, and potential legal strategies.

Based on our in-depth evaluation, we develop a personalized strategic plan that aligns with your objectives.


Sign Agreement

Once you are satisfied with our proposed strategy and approach, we will present you with a clear and transparent legal agreement. This agreement outlines the terms of our representation and the associated fees. We believe in open communication and ensuring you fully understand the terms before moving forward.





Case Execution

Regular Communication

Vigorous Representation

With the agreement, we swiftly and diligently execute the proposed strategy. Our team is well-prepared to handle family law matters. You can trust us to navigate the legal complexities efficiently, keeping your best interests at heart.

Our team will regularly communicate with you and provide updates on the progress of your case. We will address concerns or questions that may arise.

Our attorneys are tenacious, dedicated, and committed to protecting your rights. We bring passion and determination to the courtroom, ensuring your voice is heard.

Case Resolution

We explore various avenues for resolution, including negotiation, mediation, and litigation when necessary. We aim to reach a solution that aligns with your objectives while minimizing unnecessary stress and expenses.

Why Choose Bay State Law Group?

At Bay State Law Group, we take pride in offering a legal experience that goes beyond traditional client-attorney relationships. When you choose us, you become more than just a client; you become a valued partner. We believe in collaborative decision-making, where your input and concerns matter at every process step. We aim to ensure you feel heard, informed, and empowered throughout your legal journey.

With over eight years of experience handling a wide range of complex legal matters, our firm has honed its expertise to provide top-tier representation. Our attorneys bring a wealth of knowledge, skill, and professionalism, making us a trusted choice for your legal needs.

We have built a track record of successful representations, with numerous cases resolved favorably for our clients. Our proven results show our commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for those we serve. You can rest assured that your case is in capable hands.

What Clients Say About Us

“What I love about this business is the staff—the incredible attorneys who go about and beyond to serve their clients. I want to shout out two of the best attorneys in the world - Attorney Sheryl & Attorney Moreijeta. Both are a valuable asset to the community and work hard to support their client, deliver quality service, and go above and beyond Advocating for their clients.”

Leonard Tshitenge


“My husband and I used the services of BayState Law Group a couple of years ago. Attorney Derisier was our Attorney, and she did not disappoint. She always updated us about the process, answered our questions, and was very professional in our interactions with her. She worked diligently to help us get the outcome we were looking for. To this day, she is the one we contact with any legal questions. We are happy to refer BayState Law Group to anyone needing legal services.”

Jedida Bazin



“I needed help on a whim, and It wasn’t even a question to contact BayState. They are trustworthy, explored my options, and represented me and my family best. They are by far the best and most knowledgeable attorneys I know!”


Cassie S

Looking for Family Law Attorneys in Boston?

Leave your legal worries in our hands! Trust that our team is the best choice to achieve a proper representation and positive outcome! Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our Boston family lawyers. Take the first step to a positive resolution!

  • What is the Family Law in the United States?
    Family law in the United States is a branch of law that encompasses a wide range of legal issues and matters related to family relationships and domestic affairs. It covers marriage, divorce, prenuptial agreements, property division, adoption, domestic violence, and guardianship. This area of law is highly sensitive, given its impact on the lives of individuals and families. Family law attorneys play a crucial role in guiding and representing clients to achieve fair and just resolutions while safeguarding the well-being and interests of the parties involved.
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