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About Govan Law
Portland Maine Family Law and Divorce Attorney

Attorney Matthew Govan brings experience, expertise and passion to the practice of law. His approachable manner puts clients at ease and can make a trying process just a little easier. At the same time his sometimes aggressive and assertive style gets his clients what they are entitled to.

Govan Law, located on India Street in Portland, Maine, provides quality legal services to families and individuals throughout Androscoggin, Cumberland, Kennebec, Southern Oxford and York counties. Govan Law focuses primarily in Maine divorce, family law and adoption. Family lawyers are experienced in matters of child support, child custody and parental rights and responsibilities, contested and uncontested divorce, collaborative divorce, spousal support and alimony, paternity, visitation, division of assets and property, post-judgment motions (modifications, enforcement and contempt), appeals, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. We work tirelessly to achieve our clients’ goals, placing a special emphasis on being sensitive to the needs of Maine families and children. In addition Govan Law handles adoption, guardianships, and landlord/tenant issues.

The foremost goal of attorney Matthew Govan is to be the best divorce and family law attorney in Maine by promoting his clients’ understanding of divorce and family law in Maine. He puts an emphasis on transparency in the divorce and family law process to better help clients’ understanding of the court process. It takes a skilled and professional attorney to be successful in the family courts. Attorney Govan represents clients in the Maine District Court in the cities of Augusta, Biddeford, Bridgton, Lewiston, Portland, South Paris, Springvale, and York, and the Maine Probate Court in the cities of Alfred, Auburn, Augusta and Portland.

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Family Law in Maine

Family Law in Maine can often be a complicated set of issues and concerns.

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from our clients

Mr. Govan is the most professional, thorough family attorney. He performed above and beyond, and delivered all he said he would. If you need someone that keeps his word and has your best interest in mind, you need to talk to Mr. Govan.

H.B., Fresno, California

Matthew Govan is an extremely dedicated and nice person to deal with. He handled my divorce case in a very professional manner. He’s not just a good lawyer; he has a good heart and loves his job. I would highly recommend his services to anyone. Don’t even waste your time and energy over looking for […]

Z.K., Alexandria, Virginia

Matthew Govan was a tremendous experience with my case. He took care of me professionally as well as personally, going above and beyond.

S.D., Portland, Maine
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