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Orders for the Release of Confidential Drug Treatment Records in Child Custody/Welfare Cases
Orders for the Release of Confidential Drug Treatment Records in Child Custody/Welfare Cases

Massachusetts attorney Kimberley Keyes reviews how and when Massachusetts courts will release federally-protected drug treatment records in child welfare cases. The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently weighed in on a pressing dilemma that occasionally develops in family-law ...

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    Massachusetts attorney Kimberley Keyes reviews how and when Massachusetts courts will release federally-protected drug treatment records in child welfare cases. The Massachusetts Appeals Court ...

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