brian p heneghan 

 bheneghan@katesbarlow.com
617.412.4202

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Brian P. Heneghan

Mr. Heneghan specializes in Family Law, including divorce, complicated custody issues, child support, modification of judgments, and appeals. He has extensive Court experience and training with respect to custody cases that include Court-appointed Guardian Ad Litem investigations and/or the Department of Children and Families (formerly the Department of Social Services). He also has far-reaching experience in family law litigation involving removal of children from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; complex jurisdictional issues; de facto parents; and paternity cases. He has been a guest lecturer at Harvard Law School. Mr. Heneghan brings in-depth knowledge and practice to issues involving the division of marital assets, child support, alimony, and other complex financial matters.

Mr. Heneghan has worked closely with founding partners Robert J. Kates (1941 - 2013) and Peter M. Barlow since 2002, first, as an associate at Epstein Becker & Green, PC, Boston, and later, as Special Counsel with Foley & Lardner LLP, Boston, where he was a member of the Family Law Practice group of the Litigation Department.

Education

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts


  • US District Court of Massachusetts

Appellate Decisions

  • Harwood v. Lee, 88 Mass. App. Ct. 1120 (2016)
  • Phelps v. Becker, No. 2015-5-0130 (2015)
  • Becker v. Phelps, 86 Mass. App. Ct. 169 (2014)
  • Harwood v. Lee, 79 Mass. App. Ct. 1115 (2011)
  • Hyde v. Hyde, 79 Mass. App. Ct. 1109 (2010)

  • LoJacono v. Bumstead, 72 Mass. App. Ct. 1109 (2008)

  • Leahy v. Leahy, 72 Mass. App. Ct. 1115 (2008)



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