Matthew Forbes

Practice Area Overview:

Matthew Forbes concentrates his practice in real estate and mortgage law. Mr. Forbes has handled over 5,000 closings throughout the country. Mr. Forbes represents individual buyers and sellers, as well as institutional lenders. Most recently, Mr. Forbes added a specialized service for those Borrowers currently in the process of refinancing, who would like assistance prior to closing. For those clients, Mr. Forbes negotiates with their brokers and/or banks to obtain lower rates and reduced closing costs. Additionally, Mr. Forbes assists homeowners modify their existing loans, either through conventional modifications and or under the Home Affordable Modification program. Mr. Forbes has also appeared in state and federal court to stop foreclosures, obtaining numerous injunctions and settlements to keep his clients in their homes. For those clients that no longer wish to stay in their homes because of financial difficulties, Mr. Forbes will negotiate a short sale and or deed in lieu of foreclosure. For more information on this service, please go to

Legal Experience:

Prior to joining Gallagher & Associates, Mr. Forbes practiced at the Texas law firm of Hinkle, Cox, Eaton, Coffield & Hensley. Mr. Forbes is licensed to practice law in the states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.


Mr. Forbes graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in English, and received his juris doctorate from the University of Oklahoma School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Forbes also studied at Oxford University, and was a member and Note Editor of the Oklahoma Law Review.

Contact Information:

Matthew E. Forbes, Esq.
30 Manmar Drive, Suite 11
Plainville, Massachusetts 02762-2271
Direct Dial: 508.809.6141
Fax: 508.377.9483


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