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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

The attorney I used for my original divorce did not look out for my interests and basically caved with no intention of ever seeing it through a hearing if necessary. It was then I learned what an uphill battle it can be to try to modify original orders. I

M.D., Falmouth, Maine

Mr. Govan took over my divorce and child support case. I was not allowed to be in the States so I needed a lawyer that I could fully trust.

J.B., Rafina, Greece

Attorney Govan represented me during my divorce in Cumberland County, Maine. He helped negotiate a reasonable outcome between me and my daughter’s mother- I never had to set foot in Maine through the whole process.

J.G., Fort Hood, Texas
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