Practice Areas

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Family Law

Our law office is available to help your family through all of it's important stages. We handle the following types of Family Law cases with the utmost respect and care to fit your unique situation:


  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Divorces
  • Spousal Support
  • Post-Divorce Modifications
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Paternity Actions
  • Adoptions


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Estate Planning and Elder Law

Our law office is also there with you for the next phases of life, helping you ensure that you and your family are well taken care of in case the unthinkable were to happen. This office handles Estate Planning cases involving:


  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Advance Medical Directive
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Guardianship
  • Medicare Enrollment 
  • Medicaid Applications
  • Long-term Care Planning
  • Elder Abuse

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Real Estate Law

Attorney Machado has experience representing both home buyers and sellers, guiding them from the creation of a fair Purchase and Sales Agreement to an organized closing. Our office is happy to help you with the following:


  • Buying a Home
  • Selling your Home
  • Purchase and Sales Agreements
  • Contract Review
  • Closings
  • Landlord-Tenant Law
  • Rentals and Leasing
  • Petitions to Partition


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Business Law

 Similar to the City of Fall River's motto, "Make It Here," our law office is there with you for the creation and management of your business. Attorney Machado brings his professional business experience to help you with: 


  • Business Consulting
  • DBA (Doing Business As) Filings
  • Partnership Formation
  • LLC Formation
  • Incorporation (C and S-Corps)
  • Contracts
  • Trademark Registration
  • Copyrights Registration
  • Dissolution