<p>Karen Galat, the principal of Newburyport Divorce Mediation, has been a practicing family law attorney for more than 25 years. She has been appointed as a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) on numerous occasions by judges in the Essex County Probate and Family Court and is uniquely qualified to mediate cases in which custody is disputed.</p>
Newburyport, MA 01950
Degrees and Experience
<p>Attorney Galat received her juris doctor, cum laude, in 1982. She is admitted to practice before the courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,and has concentrated her practice in Family Law for over twenty-five years. Attorney Galat is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. In 1990, she had the honor of being admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation and is a zealous advocate of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Attorney Galat is also a Judicial Designee in Essex County for the review of Guardianship Reports.
<p>Essex County Bar Association (conciliator and member), Essex County Probate & Family Court Judicial Designee</p>
<p>Newburyport Divorce Mediation is open to all seeking divorce and child custody mediation within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, regardless of the county in which the parties reside.</p>
<p>Newburyport Divorce Mediation offers a free one half hour consultation to parties interested in participating in mediation. Thereafter, parties are charged at the rate of $375 per hour for mediation sessions and an additional $1750 for the preparation of a Separation Agreement and the related documents for an uncontested divorce.</p>