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Govan Law: Portland Maine Family Law and Divorce Attorney

Attorney Matthew Govan brings experience, expertise, sensitivity and passion to the practice of law. His approachable manner puts clients at ease, making a trying process just a little easier. When called for, however, he is aggressive and assertive in the pursuit of getting 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 on Maine divorce, family law, adoption and guardianship. As a family lawyer, Matthew Govan is 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), and appeals. His team works tirelessly to achieve each client’s goals while maintaining sensitivity to the needs of the Maine families and children involved.

In the pursuit of being the best divorce and family law attorney in Maine, Matthew Govan is committed to helping his clients clearly understand the legal avenues available to them. When necessary, that includes the law and court process associated with traditional divorce and family law in Maine, which can be complex and often bring forth a complicated set of issues and concerns requiring a skilled, professional attorney to be successful. 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.

from our clients

After getting nowhere with another lawyer, I found Matthew. He guided me through the court proceedings to help me get custody of my daughter. It was day and night from my other experience. Matthew made me feel like my case was important. He listened to me, kept me informed, even calling on the weekends to […]

A.R., Brunswick, 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

I contacted attorney Govan after my ex filed a motion to modify the parental rights and responsibilities order in response to the motion I had filed to enforce child support…

M.C., Saco, Maine
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