Welcome to the Law Office of Bonnie Lee MacDonald

Attorney MacDonald graduated Cum Laude from Pace University School of Law. A member of the Connecticut Bar since 2001, Attorney MacDonald concentrates her practice in the areas of Family Law, including divorce and custody matters, and Probate Law. Her philosophy stems from the belief that her clients deserve personal attention, ethical treatment and exceptional representation. Attorney MacDonald practices primarily in the Fairfield County area including Stamford and Bridgeport.

Attorney MacDonald is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and the Fairfield County Bar Association. She is also a member of the family section and the estate and probate section of the Connecticut Bar Association. She is a member of Connecticut Council for Non-Adversarial Divorce and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.

Counsel You Can Trust

Bonnie Lee MacDonald will focus on your goals and represent your interests. Bonnie MacDonald believes that an attorney must be available to her clients. She will answer and return your calls. She is flexible in meeting with clients. Bonnie Macdonald listens to her clients. She advises her clients' as to the procedural rules and the current law as it applies to their case. She will discuss with her clients' their options regarding negotiation, litigation, mediation and collaboration. A client needs to understand their case in order to make good decisions. She can provide that knowledge and understanding.

Family Law

Divorce actions can be complex, deeply personal and emotionally charged. Bonnie MacDonald will give you expert and rational counsel though out your divorce. She will work with you to resolve your custody, alimony and/or support issues, and the division of marital assets. Bonnie MacDonald will listen to you. Only by listening to and hearing a client can an attorney provide effective representation. In the event you need to have matters decided by the court, Bonnie Lee MacDonald will provide you with assertive and effective representation. While Attorney MacDonald will work diligently to help you reach an agreement, she also knows her way around a court room. Bonnie Lee MacDonald has been trained as a mediator and a parenting coordinator. She has also been trained in collaborative law. These skills enhance her ability to understand and deal with issues that arise in the divorce arena.

Divorce Mediation

Bonnie MacDonald has participated in numerous mediation trainings that concentrate on divorce mediation. She has successfully guided numerous clients through the mediation. Mediation is a voluntary, private and confidential process where the mediator helps parties negotiate and develop a mutually acceptable agreement as to property, parenting and support issues. When both parties agree to work together, the costs – including time, money, and emotional costs – are often considerably less than those of a traditional contested divorce. In mediation the parties decide the outcome of their divorce, not the attorneys or a judge.

Collaborative Law

Bonnie Lee MacDonald has been trained in the Collaborative Divorce process and is a member of the Collaborative Divorce Attorneys of Fairfield County. In a Collaborative Divorce, each party is represented by an attorney, however, the parties and the attorneys agree at the onset that they will come to an agreement and will not participate in litigation.

Probate Law/Estate Administration

When a family is faced with the death of a loved one, the last thing they want is to deal with legal details. Bonnie Lee MacDonald guides families through the probate process handling estate and gift tax matters, obtaining asset valuations, managing probate court filings and proceedings and putting together a final accounting for the court. The probate process can be overwhelming. Bonnie Lee MacDonald will help you through the process.

You will find that Bonnie Lee MacDonald's commitment to quality representation begins with prompt responses to your inquiries, complete explanations of your choices and thorough preparation of your case. Bonnie MacDonald will work directly on your file will answer you phone calls.

Free Initial Consultation • Competitive Fee Structure • Flexible Office Hours

Law Office of Bonnie Lee MacDonald
71A Riverside Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850

Phone: 203-845-0371
Facsimile: 360-365-3977