CATHARINE V. BLAKE represents clients in a wide variety of matrimonial matters, both in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Cate has expertise in complex divorce cases, including valuation, asset division, support, custody, and removal. She has significant experience drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, as well as litigation of such agreements at the time of a divorce. A component of her practice also includes paternity matters, contempt and modification of divorce or paternity judgments as well as family law related appeals. Cate’s experience includes both litigation and resolving cases outside of the courtroom. She is also trained as a collaborative law attorney. Prior to joining Atwood & Cherny, Cate served as a law clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court. During her two years as a judicial law clerk, Cate worked on a variety of family law, probate law, and equity matters for the justices of Bristol, Middlesex, Suffolk, and Worcester counties. Cate volunteers her time as Lawyer for the Day in Norfolk County.
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