We understand the delicate nature of divorce and family law issues and appreciate the personal impact that these cases have on our clients. Divorce and family law issues are among the most intense, challenging, emotional, and complex topics a person faces in their lifetime; don't do it alone. We have experienced attorneys who work diligently and who are devoted to assisting our client through all aspects of Divorce and Family Law representation. We also offer Collaborative Law and Mediation as alternatives to litigation. It is our philosophy that all clients deserve to receive quality legal representation at a fair price. We provide high-quality, cost-effective legal services. Our firm is small enough to respond to the individual needs of our clients, yet we possess the resources required to handle complex and sophisticated matters and complicated litigation. It is our commitment to advise our clients thoroughly of the options available to them and to advocate vigorously on their behalf. We are devoted to providing quality representation to our clients by combining legal distinction with skillful and creative advocacy.
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Call Attorney Marianne Rousseau today at 603-413-2030 to arrange your free initial consultation.
Marianne L. Rousseau, Esq., earned her Bachelors of Music from University of Lowell in 1981, her
Masters in Music (M.M.), magna cum laude, from Peabody Conservatory of Music of John Hopkins University in Baltimore Maryland in 1984 and her Juris Doctor at New England School of Law in 1995. Attorney Rousseau came to the practice of family law after enjoying a successful career as a Classical Guitarist/Lutenist.
Marianne is admitted to practice law in the States of New Hampshire and Vermont and at the United States Supreme Court. She is a Certified Family Mediator in the State of New Hampshire and mediates private cases as well as under contract with many of the New Hampshire state courts.
She is a member of the Collaborative Law Alliance of New Hampshire, The New Hampshire Conflict Resolution Association and serves as Chairperson for Family Mediation Certification Board for the State of New Hampshire.
Attorney Rousseau also has a personal background in animal law, as she breeds and shows her beloved Labrador Retrievers and also competes in Classical Dressage with her Friesian sporthorse, Valentino. She has also prepared contracts for other animal owners and has litigated animal related disputes.
Caroline R. Lefebure, Esq., is an Associate Attorney who
joined Rousseau Law and Mediation, PLLC in 2012. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Stockton University in Pamona, New Jersey in 2003 and her Juris Doctor at Vermont Law School in 2010. After college Attorney Lefebure worked as a research associate testing various compounds in search of an HIV preventative drug. Desiring to engage directly with clients, Attorney Lefebure changed careers and headed for law school in the green mountains of Vermont.
Attorney Lefebure is licensed to practice law in New Hampshire and is a member of the Family Law Section of the NH Bar Association. During her free time, Attorney Lefebure enjoys training her dog, running, and traveling the world with her husband.
Christina Baez is a certificated Paralegal, having completed the Paralegal Studies Certificate program at New Hampshire Technical Institute. Ms. Baez also holds an Associate’s Degree in Management and is currently enrolled at Southern New Hampshire University in the Criminal Justice program; she is due to graduate with her Bachelor’s Degree in March of 2018. Ms. Baez joined Rousseau Law and Mediation in July of 2016 after a successful career as a licensed cosmetologist.
Christina is the District Coordinator for Destination Imagination in her children’s local school district and she enjoys volunteering as a team manager and has been a coach to her daughter for the past six years. When you can’t find Christina in the office or participating in Destination Imagination, she’ll be spending time with her children, usually watching the latest Disney or Pixar movie.
“Thank you for helping us”. -Child of a client
“Dear Marianne, thank you for the extra effort you have made for my family. My son’s therapist told him to stop acting like he’s 42, mom can take care of herself. I looked at my son. With your help, maybe we can take the weight of the world off that young man’s shoulders” -Client
“I very much appreciate you taking the time to respond to me. It just helps to know that I'm not alone, you know?” -Client
“Thank you for your time. I know it sounds like I am nitpicking everything, but these things are very important to me. Trust me, I'm letting a lot slide:) The kids and I are so much happier now and I appreciate all of your help with this.” -Client