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William R. Phipps

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Bill has more than 20 years of legal experience as an aggressive advocate, in particular representing those challenged with a family crisis, including but not limited to, divorce, post-divorce modifications, child custody, child/spousal support, adoption, guardianship, relocation, domestic violence, and restraining orders. Bill has a keen appreciation for the delicate balance that exists in family law cases, especially those involving minor children. He knows how to successfully represent and advance his client's interests while being mindful of and minimizing the additional stress that with a steadfast focus on ensuring his clients’ rights are protected.

Bill is a former New Hampshire Assistant County Attorney where he successfully prosecuted misdemeanor and felony crimes in Circuit Court and Superior Court. Bill provides all manner of family legal services to his clients in New Hampshire and Maine.

Practice Areas

  • Family law
  • Divorce law
  • Probate law
  • Child custody / Parenting Rights & Responsibilities
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders
  • Adoptions and guardianships
  • Domestic violence and Restraining Orders
  • Criminal defense


  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • St. Lawrence University, Political Science and Environmental Studies, B.A., 1990

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire
    • Strafford County Bar
    • Rockingham County Bar
    • Member Family Law Section
  • U.S. District Court for District of New Hampshire
  • Maine Bar
    • York County Bar
    • Member Family Law Section


  • Cocheco Valley Humane Society – Former Executive Committee Member and Board Member
  • Member South Berwick/Eliot, Maine Rotary Club

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