Divorce, Estate Planning Administration, and Bankruptcy Lawyer in Southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod

Our Carver Massachusetts law office serves families and businesses throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod. Our general practice provides experienced legal advice to families, homeowners, workers, and business owners facing challenging circumstances. At the Law Office of Lawrence L. Hale, we handle family law, consumer and business bankruptcy, wills, trusts, and real estate law.

If you need personalized legal counsel in Southeastern Massachusetts or Cape Cod, contact our Plymouth County and Barnstable County lawyer.

Lawrence L. Hale

I am a sole practitioner with a general practice of law, and my offices are in Carver, Massachusetts. My areas of law practice are wide and varied, including administrative, Chapter 7, and 13 bankruptcies, Business and Personal bankruptcy, business, civil trials, corporate, criminal in District Courts, domestic relations, mediation, elder law, estate planning, family law, landlord-tenant, mobile homes, municipal law, real estate and real estate development. I have been located in Carver since January, 1990 and spend one day per month in pro bono work at the Carver Counsel on Aging.

I was a sole practitioner with a general practice of law in most of those areas in Middleborough, Massachusetts. In addition to my practice, I was a member of the Middleborough Planning Board from 1986 through 1989.

I was a principal in the firm of Hale & Hale, P.C. with my brother, Douglas A. Hale, Esquire. I was responsible primarily for business, estate planning and real estate, while my brother was primarily responsible for the areas involving litigation.

I was an associate with the Boston firm of Kisloff, Hoch, Shuman & Flanagan. Further, I worked for them during my work quarters in law school and from graduation from law school until I became a member of the Massachusetts Bar in December, 1974.

I attended Middleborough public schools, played sport and was active in the music program. I was a member of the National Honor Society, and graduated with honors. I attended Boston University for my ... Read more

Areas of Practice:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Child Support
  • Contracts
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • State, Local & Municipal Law
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Business and Corporate
  • Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcies
  • Business
  • Civil Trials
  • Corporate
  • Criminal in District Courts
  • Domestic Relations
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Mobile Homes
  • Municipal Law

Bar Admissions:

  • Massachusetts, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1975


  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 1974
  • Juris Doctor
  • Boston University, 1968
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with Honors: Cum Laude
  • Major: Business Administration

Past Employment Positions:

  • Hale & Hale, P.C., Principal, 1976 - 1984
  • Kisloff, Hoch, Shuman & Flanagan, Associate, 1974 - 1976
  • U.S. Coast Guard Reserves, Lieutenant Commander, 1989
  • Lawrence L. Hale, Middleborough, Massachusetts, Sole Practitioner
  • United States Coast Guard, 1969
  • U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant, 1971
  • Gunnery Officer, Exchange Officer and Deck Watch Officer, First Lieutenant
  • New Bedford Vessel Unit, Commanding Officer
Serving Southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod & The Islands Including the communities of Carver, Plymouth, Brockton, Bourne, Middleborough, Barnstable, Falmouth, Wareham, Rochester, Plympton, Halifax, Marshfield, Bridgewater, Mattapoisett, Sandwich, Lakeville, Freetown, Duxbury, Kingston, Marion, Mashpee, Cotuit, Hyannis, Woods Hole, Brewster, Yarmouth (s), Harwich (s), Orleans, Chatham and Welfleet

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