The Law Offices of Steven Ballard provide high quality representation to individuals in divorce and family law proceedings, in domestic violence matters, and in criminal cases throughout Massachusetts. Attorney Steven Ballard is an experienced litigator specializing in divorce and family law, and is an especially successful trial lawyer in child custody and other high-conflict cases. He works hard to achieve the best outcomes for his clients by strategic planning, skilled negotiations, and when necessary, aggressive court representation at hearings and at trial. His divorce and family law expertise leads him to take on select appellate cases in divorce and family law as well. Steven Ballard appears on behalf of clients in district and superior courts, in addition to the family courts, in abuse prevention hearings (restraining orders), and as criminal defense attorney, primarily in criminal cases involving domestic violence, sex crimes, and other crimes of violence.