Serving The Worcester Community Since 1990

Divorce Attorney | Family Law Attorney | Criminal Attorney

Attorney Michael Franklin is an experienced divorce attorney/family law attorney and criminal defense attorney. His practice is statewide with offices in Worcester, Massachusetts. If you have a legal matter, its best to always consult with an experienced lawyer to explore and better understand all your options.

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Approach to representing his clients

His philosophy is to first establish a dialogue in family law disputes and work toward reaching an amicable solution through divorce mediation. This results in his clients saving thousands of dollars in otherwise protracted legal disputes. However, some divorce cases do require trial. In those cases, Attorney Franklin’s experience, oratory skills, thorough preparation and assertiveness have delivered excellent results for his clients.

Attorney Franklin’s familiarity and outstanding reputation with judges in family law, probate and criminal law matters serve his clients well. Attorney Franklin understands that divorce can be an emotionally trying experience. He prides himself in delivering personal service, returning client’s telephone calls and making himself available for his clients during this difficult time.

Serving Worcester County and all of Massachusetts

Michael Franklin represents individuals and businesses in the Worcester, Massachusetts and the Worcester County region including the cities and towns of Auburn, Boylston, Clinton, Charlton, Holden, Leominster, Leicester, Paxton, Shrewsbury, Sturbridge, Westborough, Northborough, Webster, Dudley, and Oxford, Massachusetts. Call Attorney Franklin for a confidential consultation.

Representative Cases

Violating a Harassment Protection Order

In a recent jury case in Worcester District Court, I represented a man who was charged with violating a harassment protection order by allegedly making 3 telephone calls to the alleged victim. The telephone calls registered as an “unknown caller” on the alleged victim’s cellular telephone and she testified that she recognized my client’s voice. She […]

Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

I represent a woman whose husband filed criminal charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon against her in District Court after my client threatened to leave the marriage with the child. The husband alleged that my client attempted to strike both him and their 18 month old child with an automobile after an argument. He […]

Fraudulently Filed An Abuse Prevention Order

I REPRESENTED THE HUSBAND AND FATHER OF 2 DAUGHTERS, 8 AND 12 YEARS OLD IN A RECENT DIVORCE CASE IN WORCESTER PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT. THE WIFE FRAUDULENTLY FILED AN ABUSE PREVENTION ORDER AGAINST FATHER BASED ON FALSE ALLEGATIONS AND FATHER WAS NOT PERMITTED TO HAVE CONTACT WITH HIS CHILDREN WHOM HE WAS VERY CLOSE […]

Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Drugs

I represented a client in District Court who was charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Drugs. The case was tried before a Judge and the client was found not guilty. I was able to get the Massachusetts State Trooper who arrested the client to admit that he did not know whether […]

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