Divorce & Mediation


When you have decided that divorce or divorce mediation may be the best option for your family, it is crucial to seek the assistance of an experienced divorce attorney. Divorce is complex and can quickly become costly. Even the simplest and most expeditious marriage separations require expert legal assistance to minimize cost and keep the process moving forward.

Going through a divorce can be difficult for everyone in your family. Sorting through all of the very important details such as child custody, alimony, and division of property and assets can get complicated, and mistakes are often made during this process. Divorce affects not just the immediate family and personal assets but extended family, business assets, even pets and much more depending on the circumstances. Since we understand that every single divorce is unique, our team of attorneys work together to aggressively but sensitively represent each and every client. We are trial attorneys and know the local court systems inside and out. We remove the burdens and protect our client’s privacy and assets every step of the way.

Obtaining solid counsel from a divorce lawyer for your individual situation is the surest way to avoid mistakes that may affect your family initially and throughout the entire process. Personal and financial issues such as child custody, alimony, property distribution and division of marital assets can be emotionally painful to all parties involved. At Carter DeYoung, we pride ourselves on our excellent record of helping families to transition through difficult times.


Cape Cod is home to hundreds of family-owned and operated businesses. When divorce strikes, statistically about 50% of the time, this can further complicate the entire family’s situation when a shared business is part of the equation. Divorce can be lengthy and very expensive especially when various, complex assets are at stake.

There are several benefits of divorce mediation when two parties are unable to resolve their dispute. The option to work with a licensed mediator attorney will help find common ground, interpret concerns, define problems and relay information between the parties.  Mediation is a type of alternative dispute resolution which enables a divorcing couple to meet with a specially-trained, neutral third-party offering many advantages regardless of whether the assets involved are small or large. If the couple can agree to disagree, then in many instances stress is significantly reduced, and they avoid court hearings, finger-pointing, and a costly trial.

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Mediation is an excellent option and the Carter DeYoung Attorneys at Law have been handling divorce, mediation, and family law issues for almost four decades.

Contact Carter DeYoung, Divorce and Mediation Attorneys in Hyannis for a Free Consultation 508-771-4210.

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