Family Law Attorneys Serving Taunton, Mass.

Anchor Family Law attorneys appear in the Bristol County family court in Taunton every day. Whether we are present for a motion, hearing, or trial, we know the personnel and procedures of this courthouse intimately. We also know Taunton and the surrounding area well. At our nearby office in Seekonk, we partner with clients whose family law matters such as divorce and child support will be heard in the Taunton courthouse.

Information About Taunton Courts

The Taunton Probate and Family Court serves people in all the towns of Bristol Count. It handles divorces, child custody, child and spousal support, and all other issues related to children and families. The court can be reached by public transportation provided by Greater Attleboro-Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA). There is metered parking at the courthouse for people who drive.

Government Agencies and Population of Taunton

As the Bristol county seat, Taunton is also home to offices such as Taunton District Court, Bristol County Register of Deeds, and historic Bristol County Superior Courthouse, in addition to being one of the sites of the Bristol County Probate and Family Court (other locations are in Fall River and New Bedford). Moreover, it is one of the oldest cities in the state, established in 1637. The population in 2020 was slightly less than 60,00 people, an increase of about six percent over the 2010 figure.

Taunton’s Economy

The 19th and early 20th century economy of Taunton was based on silversmithing and shipbuilding. Today, Taunton hosts companies engaged in the manufacture of semiconductors, medical devices, electronics, and silicon. Despite this expansion in its economic base, Taunton’s silversmithing past is still evident in the Reed & Barton complex which now houses a variety of offices, companies and industries.

Historic Sites in Taunton

As one of the oldest cities in Massachusetts, Taunton boasts numerous historic sites, including many 18th and 19th century residences, public buildings, and businesses whose commercial structures have found new life in the 21st century. It’s historic town green, Taunton Green, has been the site of an extravagant holiday light display since 1914.

Whether you visit Taunton to view the city’s many historic sites or to attend Bristol County Probate and Family Court for a family law matter, know that you are in the heart of old Massachusetts. If you would more information about the court process in family law matters, contact Anchor Family Law in Seekonk for a free consultation. Telephone 508-557-1138 or contact us online to make an appointment.