Welcome to the Law Office of David E. Peterson

We help Massachusetts families prepare for and respond to the legalities of the inevitable. Whether it's setting up wills and trusts, settling an estate in Probate Court, or anything in between, we're there for you.

Estate Planning

Estate Planning is the process of establishing and maintaining legal mechanisms that ensure that your wishes are carried out in the event of your death, incapacity, or other life event.

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Trust and Estate Administration

When a person dies, their estate is governed by the Probate Court. Trusts are governed by their own body of law. These laws and procedures are complex, but we can guide your way.

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Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial Agreements allow spouses to predetermine the outcome in the event of a termination of marriage by death or divorce. Massachusetts has myriad requirements for the validity of a prenuptial agreement.

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The Law Office of David E. Peterson

185 Centre Street
Suite 101
Danvers, MA 01923



Our clients come from all over Massachusetts, especially the North Shore, Merrimack Valley, and Greater Boston regions. We serve clients from the following cities and towns: Danvers, Peabody, Beverly, Salem, Middleton, Topsfield, Boxford, Wenham, Hamilton, Marblehead, Swampscott, Nahant, Lynn, Saugus, Revere, Melrose, Wakefield, Lynnfield, Malden, Medford, Stoneham, Burlington, Woburn, Reading, North Reading, Rockport, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Essex, Ipswich, Rowley, Georgetown, Groveland, Byfield, Newbury, Newburyport, West Newbury, Haverhill, North Andover, Andover, Lawrence, and Methuen.