Blog Posts in April, 2016

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  • The Crucial First Steps of a DCF “51A Investigation” for Child Abuse or Neglect in MA
    The Crucial First Steps of a DCF “51A Investigation” for Child Abuse or Neglect in MA

    Massachusetts family law lawyer Nicole K. Levy reviews the crucial first steps taken by the Department of Children and Families (DCF) after there is a report of child neglect or abuse. For many ...

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  • Three Prenup Drafting Tips from the Appeals Court: Pisano v. Pisano
    Three Prenup Drafting Tips from the Appeals Court: Pisano v. Pisano

    Table of Contents for this Blog Massachusetts Divorce Mediator Justin L. Kelsey provides three tips for drafting prenuptial agreements that are drawn the Massachusetts Appeals Court decision in Pasano ...

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  • Stone v. Stone: When Probate and Family Court Judges Punish Dishonest or Overly-Litigious Parents by Changing Physical Custody of a Child
    Stone v. Stone: When Probate and Family Court Judges Punish Dishonest or Overly-Litigious Parents by Changing Physical Custody of a Child

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Nicole K. Levy examines a Massachusetts Appeals Court decision demonstrating that probate and family court judges sometimes react to dishonest or overly-litigious parents ...

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  • What is the Fabric of the Marriage?
    What is the Fabric of the Marriage?

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Carmela Miraglia discusses what the “fabric of the marriage” is and what it means in the context of a Massachusetts divorce. On an organic level, divorce is quite ...

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  • Massachusetts Practice: Motions to Withdraw and Informed Consent
    Massachusetts Practice: Motions to Withdraw and Informed Consent

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Jason V. Owens reviews how informed consent rules under the Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct can affect Motions to Withdraw. Among the least appetizing court ...

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  • Massachusetts Breathalyzer Test under Fire in Court Case
    Massachusetts Breathalyzer Test under Fire in Court Case

    Massachusetts DUI Defense attorney James M. Lynch reviews a recent decision impacting attacking the use of breathalyzer tests in DUI arrests. On May 5, 2016, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ...

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