Main Office: Worcester, MA
5 State Street, Suite 1F,
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Michael Franklin is an experienced divorce attorney/family law attorney and criminal defense attorney. His practice is statewide with special interest in family law, divorce, criminal law, probate matters and mediation.
Attorney Michael Franklin represents individuals and businesses in the Worcester, Massachusetts and the Worcester County region including the cities and towns of Auburn, Boylston, Clinton, Charlton, Holden, Leominster, Leicester, Paxton, Shrewsbury, Sturbridge, Westborough, Northborough, Webster, Dudley, and Oxford, Massachusetts. Call Attorney Franklin for a confidential consultation.
With offices in Worcester, Massachusetts Michael M. Franklin is an experienced trial attorney in the areas of Family Law, Divorce, Probate and Criminal Defense. His practice is statewide. In addition, he is an experienced mediator.
Attorney Franklin is an experienced family law lawyer and has litigated hundreds of divorce and divorce-related cases to the satisfaction of his clients. Attorney Franklin handles:
His philosophy is to first establish a dialogue in family law disputes and work toward reaching an amicable solution through divorce mediation. This results in his clients saving thousands of dollars in otherwise protracted legal disputes. However, some divorce cases do require trial. In those cases, Attorney Franklin’s experience, oratory skills, thorough preparation and assertiveness have delivered excellent results for his clients. Attorney Franklin’s familiarity and outstanding reputation with judges in family law, probate and criminal law matters serve his clients well. Attorney Franklin understands that divorce can be an emotionally trying experience. He prides himself in delivering personal service, returning client’s telephone calls and making himself available for his clients during this difficult time.
Attorney Franklin is also a certified family law and divorce mediator. Mediation is the process by which two parties going through a divorce or divorce-related matter choose to hire an objective mediator to help them resolve all of the issues involved outside of court. Both parties must be committed to resolving such issues outside of the traditional litigation process. Since Attorney Franklin is also a trial attorney, he is able to provide his clients with the additional perspective of how a court might resolve their matter.
In addition, Attorney Franklin is a seasoned criminal defense trial attorney. Attorney Franklin has litigated hundreds of criminal defense cases in the Massachusetts District Court. These cases involve:
Attorney Franklin’s reputation and rapport with prosecutors as well as judges has resulted in non-convictions and the dismissal of criminal charges against his clients. Many cases which Attorney Franklin has tried have also resulted in his clients being found Not Guilty of criminal charges against them.
Attorney Franklin has vast experience with residential real estate transactions. He thoroughly reviews Purchase and Sales Agreements, as well as HUD Transaction Statements before and at closings. He takes pride in working with clients throughout the closing process and personally attends closings with his clients. In addition, he drafts Declarations of Homesteads and provides Title Insurance to further protect their interests.
Finally, Attorney Franklin also handles Probate Matters:
Attorney Michael M. Franklin was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1963. Attorney Franklin began his legal internship in the prestigious family law firm of Norman and Ricci in 1984 while a junior at Clark University. He maintained a relationship with this firm throughout law school at Western New England College School of Law. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Franklin worked as an associate attorney at Norman and Ricci from 1991 until 1993. Mr. Franklin has maintained his own law practice since 1995. He has been a certified family law mediator since 2000.
5 State Street, Suite 1F
5 State Street