Robyn A. Guarino
Robyn A. Guarino is dedicated to serving the needs of individuals and families of the State of New Hampshire and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the areas of family and elder law.
Robyn thrives on advocating for her clients both in litigation and in mediation. In assessing cases, she provides clients with candid information regarding the legal process and the likelihood of a client’s success on the merits of his/her case. Robyn strives to provide her clients with reasonable expectations of how a court may rule so that the client can make informed decisions regarding the direction of his/her case. Robyn is a caring, dedicated attorney who prides herself on serving her clients professionally, thoughtfully and creatively.
- Personal Information
Robyn was born in Worcester, Massachusetts and was raised in South Florida where she attended public schools. She next attended Florida State University where she graduated with a B.A. in English, Magna Cum Laude with Honors. Robyn attended law school at Florida State University, College of Law, and graduated in 1995 with Honors.
After law school, Robyn returned to New England to set down her roots. She was admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1995, and began her career in Worcester, Massachusetts. Robyn has predominately served in private practice, but she proudly served as Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Boston, Boston Public Schools from 2000-2005. Robyn was admitted to practice law in the State of New Hampshire in 2005.
Robyn resides with her husband and their animated twins here in Concord, New Hampshire. She is also the proud parent of three rescue pugs, China, Winston and Chelsea.
Robyn can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 603-228-1109.
- Professional Associations
- New Hampshire Bar Association
- Practice Areas & Bar Admissions
Specifically, Robyn represents clients in cases involving divorce and legal separation, parenting rights and responsibilities (formerly known as “custody”), child support, spousal support (also known as “alimony”), property division, domestic violence protective orders and guardianships. Robyn thrives on advocating for her clients both in litigation and in mediation. She provides clients with candid information regarding the legal process and the likelihood of a client’s success on the merits of his/her case. Robyn strives to provide her clients with reasonable expectations of what the legal process offers so that the client can make informed decisions regarding the direction of his/her case. Robyn is a caring, dedicated attorney who prides herself on serving her clients professionally, ethically, and within the bounds of the law.
Robyn also serves clients in the areas of estate planning, estate administration and probate litigation. Robyn takes pride in educating her clients regarding various types of estate planning tools and then designing and preparing estate planning documents tailored to the client’s goals and budget. Wills, trusts, advance directives and powers of attorney for financial matters are examples of the documents Robyn routinely prepares for clients. Robyn also represents clients to probate and administer the estates of their deceased family members, and to seek guardianship of incapacitated family members.
Robyn also enjoys helping clients through the Medicaid process, including but not limited to the resource assessment, spend down and application process. She gathers specific information regarding a client’s assets, and then provides the client with legal advice so that the client can decide how to maximize the value of assets s/he will keep while shortening the time the client will have to wait to qualify for benefits. Robyn offers to her Medicaid clients as much or as little assistance as the client needs in the process: from helping the client to be placed in long term care to representing the client through the application process.
- State of New Hampshire, since 2005
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts, since 1995
- State of Florida, 1996-2001 (retired)
- United States District Court, District of New Hampshire, since 2009
- United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, since 1999
- Phi Beta Kappa (1992)
- B.A. English, Magna Cum Laude with Honors (1992)
- J.D. with Honors (1995)
- Trial Advocacy Book Award (Fall 1994)