Susan Castleton Ryan Esq.

  • Attorney






Located in Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, my practice focuses on all matters within the probate and family courts, including divorce, paternity, guardianships, and probate and administration of estates. My goal is to maintain a successful attorney client relationship with each of my clients.  My staff and I operate as a team, with an emphasis on client's needs, goals, and objectives.  We pledge to listen to and communicate with clients.

I believe it is essential to respond to telephone calls and emails, as to the status of cases on a regular and timely basis. The office provides legal services in a friendly, professional environment, and use the latest technology and cost effective methods.

My office is conveniently located on Bedford Street, Route 18, Abington, Plymouth County, MA. The office is generally open from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. Evening appointments are scheduled upon request. Ample parking is available behind the office building.

Areas Of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Child Support
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody
  • Guardianship
  • Adoption
  • Family Law
  • Paternity
  • Visitation Rights

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1991
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1993
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1995


  • New England Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1991
  • Wheelock College, Boston, Massachusetts
    • M.S., Master of Science - 1973
  • Wheelock College, Boston, Massachusetts
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1968

Honors And Awards

  • AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • First Justices' Award for Pro Bono Excellence
  • Rockland High School Academic Hall of Fame
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Trial Practice

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Bar Liason Representative to statewide committee with Chief Justice Angela Ordonez from Plymouth County, 2013 to Present
  • Plymouth County Bar Association, Bench Bar Committee, member, 2010 to Present
  • Plymouth County Bar Association, Member, Board of Directors, 1993 to Present
  • Plymouth County Probate Attorney of the Day, Member, 1993 to Present
  • Plymouth County Bar Association, President, 2013 to 2014
  • Plymouth County Bar Association, Vice President, 2012 to 2013
  • Plymouth County Bar Association, Treasurer, 2011 to 2012
  • Plymouth County Bar Association, Secretary, 2010 to 2011
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Town of Scituate, Vice Chair & Chair, Council on Aging Board, 1994 to 2002
  • Town of Scituate, Member, Scituate Senior Space Center Committee, 1999 to 1999

Pro Bono Activities

  • Plymouth County Probate & Family Court Lawyer of the Day Program, Present