The Law Office of Carl W. Potvin, P.C. provides dedicated legal service to individuals and businesses in New Hampshire and Southern Maine. Attorney Potvin's record of success in matters of personal injury, family law, and elder law has led to a reputation for high quality representation and skilled advocacy. If you need experienced legal advice, Attorney Carl Potvin will be there for you.

Attorney Potvin provides a wide range of legal services, and is committed to his clients' needs regardless of the practice area. His main areas of focus include:

Personal Injury — He has helped clients receive fair compensation for their injuries in auto accidents, slip and falls, and dog bites. Personal injury matters are handled on a contingency fee basis — if he doesn't recover for you, you do not pay.

Family Law — He can help you in any family law matter, including divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, property division, paternity, prenuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, and adoption.

Elder Law — He provides many essential services to his elder law clients, from preparing wills, trusts, powers of attorney and living wills to complex estate planning, probate litigation, and guardianships.

In addition, he has assisted individuals and businesses with issues involving municipal law, business and commercial law, and civil litigation and appeals. A significant part of his practice is in real estate transactions and litigation — including purchase and sale agreements, construction, contracts, mortgages, foreclosures, leasing, zoning, title certifications, quiet title actions, and real estate closings.

If you have been injured in a car accident, or are in need of family law or elder law representation, contact the Law Office of Carl W. Potvin, P.C., in Rochester, New Hampshire, to discuss what he can do for you. 

Personal Injury

If you have been injured in an accident, the Law Office of Carl W. Potvin, P.C. will help you get fair compensation. Attorney Potvin has helped many people recover medical costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages that resulted from another party's negligent behavior. Whether you have been in a motor vehicle accident, suffered a severe dog bite, or been hurt by a retailer's failure to maintain a dry and safe floor, Attorney Carl Potvin will get you the compensation you deserve.

Our office is committed to providing each client with dedicated and compassionate service. After you contact the office, we will begin preparing your case. It is very important that you contact our office as soon as possible in order to make sure all relevant information is collected, photos are taken, and evidence is preserved. Because of his thorough preparation, Attorney Potvin is often able to settle the claim and avoid a lengthy trial. If it is necessary to go to trial to recover, his experience as a trial lawyer will help you receive just compensation.

He is prepared to handle personal injury cases of all types, such as:

  • Car accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Trucking accidents
  • Slip and fall and other premises liability claims
  • Dog bite cases
  • Defective product cases
  • Wrongful death

Elder Law Lawyer

Elder law is an umbrella term that encompasses traditional legal practice areas of probate and estate planning, but also includes other relevant matters as well. As an elder law attorney, Attorney Carl Potvin is committed to providing his clients with control over their assets, their health care, and their lives. To that end, he provides a full range of elder law services, from drafting wills to probate litigation. If you need a compassionate and experienced attorney who will take the time to understand your needs, the Law Office of Carl W. Potvin, P.C., in Rochester, New Hampshire, is ready to assist you in all elder law matters.

Attorney Potvin's elder law practice is intended to give individuals the power to distribute their assets as they see fit, not as a judge or creditor wishes. He can help in the planning and administration of your estate, as well as represent you in any related dispute. The Law Office of Carl W. Potvin, P.C. can help you in any of the following matters:

  • Wills and trust drafting
  • Insurance and Medicaid planning
  • Complex estate planning
  • Nursing home planning
  • Guardianships and conservatorships
  • Living wills, including advanced directives and health care powers of attorney
  • Probate and estate administration
  • Effective Probate Litigation Lawyer
  • Attorney Potvin has represented clients in many disputes in probate court, including will contests, legal guardianships, petitions to quiet title, and the termination of parental rights.

New Hampshire Divorce Lawyer

Whether you are considering a divorce or need informed advice about any family law matter, the Law Office of Carl W. Potvin, P.C., in Rochester, New Hampshire, is here to serve you. Attorney Carl Potvin has represented many clients in contentious and uncontested divorces, custody disputes, and cases involving equitable distribution of marital assets, as well as a range of other family law matters. If you need an experienced family law attorney, Carl Potvin will offer sound counsel and protect your interests.

Much of his family law practice is devoted to divorce representation, and he works hard to articulate his client's goals and needs through every stage of the process, from the petition to the final decree.

While most divorces in New Hampshire are "no fault," Attorney Potvin has helped clients when fault grounds do have an impact on distribution of property, such as when there is domestic abuse and adultery. He is committed to getting his clients an equitable share of the property distribution, and will not shy away from a fight to get it. In most cases, however, he is able to facilitate productive discussions regarding property division, spousal support and alimony, child custody and visitation (known in New Hampshire as parental rights and responsibilities), and post-decree modifications.

Compassionate New Hampshire Family Law Attorney

In addition to divorce representation, he provides many other family law services, including:

  • Paternity
  • Child custody and support in non-marital situations
  • Adoption
  • Restraining orders and domestic violence
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements