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Carolyn S. Garvey

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Bio

Carolyn is one of the founders of Douglas, Leonard & Garvey, P.C.

Carolyn has focused her legal career on one area of the law — divorce and family law.  This dedication means she has the experience to handle the most challenging disputes that arise in divorce cases. She understands that our clients come to us at one of the most difficult times of their lives. Because their case will have a huge impact on them and their family, she knows her job is to bring peace of mind and protect our clients and their family.

With Carolyn’s focus on divorce and family law, she has been appointed by Marital Masters and family law judges to serve as a Guardian ad Litem in cases. Her experience and skill in divorce and family law were recognized when she was selected by other attorneys to serve as Vice-Chair of the Family Law Section for Merrimack County Bar Association.  Because of her knowledge and excellence in his area, Carolyn has been selected to serve as a lecturer for legal education seminars for other lawyers on family law issues.

Professional Activities

Noteworthy

Carolyn has been involved in some important family law cases before the New Hampshire Supreme Court:

  • In re Fontaine, 157 N.H. 640 (2008).
  • Johnson v. Coe, 142 N.H. 182 (1997).

Each attorney at Douglas, Leonard & Garvey, P.C. is committed to New Hampshire through community service organizations and volunteer work, serving on boards of organizations and through the firm’s financial contributions. Please see a list of Community Involvement to which we have most recently given our time and financial support.

Education
  • Assumption College, B.A., cum laude College 1990
  • University of New Hampshire School of Law, J.D. University 1993
Awards
  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished 2017
    Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished 2017
  • Best Lawyers 2019
    Best Lawyers 2019
  • Best Lawyers 2020
    Best Lawyers 2020
  • Best Lawyers | Lawyer of the Year | Carolyn S. Garvey Aug 20, 2020
    Best Lawyers | Lawyer of the Year | Carolyn S. Garvey
Publications
  • Don't Ignore Inheritances in a Divorce 2009
  • Division of the Pre-Marital Trust or Inheritance, N.J.B.J., 2004 Visit Publication
  • Relocation of the Principal Residence of the Child, 40 N.H..J. 1 1999 Visit Publication
  • The Fading Voices of Children in Litigation, 34 N.H.B.J. 11 1993
  • Emply Nest-Will Post-Majority Educational Support Ever End in Ne 33 N.H.B.J. 455 1992
  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished 2017
  • Best Lawyers 2019
  • Best Lawyers 2020
  • Best Lawyers | Lawyer of the Year | Carolyn S. Garvey

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