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  • SJC: Some Guardians of Minors Entitled to Court-Appointed Attorneys
    SJC: Some Guardians of Minors Entitled to Court-Appointed Attorneys

    Massachusetts family law attorney Jason V. Owens reviews a recent Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision finding that some guardians of minors may be entitled to court-appointed lawyers in the ...

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    What Does "Parental Unfitness" Mean in Massachusetts?

    Massachusetts family law attorney Nicole K. Levy discusses parental unfitness in custody, guardianship and adoption cases. In highly contested divorce and custody cases, I commonly hear parties ...

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  • Father vs. Dad: When a Step-Dad may be Granted Custody after Mom’s Death
    Father vs. Dad: When a Step-Dad may be Granted Custody after Mom’s Death

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Nicole K. Levy reviews a case in which a Probate and Family Court judge granted custody of a child to a step-dad – instead of the biological father – after the child’s ...

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  • SJC: Free Lawyers for Parents (but not Guardians) in Massachusetts Guardianship Cases
    SJC: Free Lawyers for Parents (but not Guardians) in Massachusetts Guardianship Cases

    Massachusetts family law attorney Jason V. Owens reviews a recent court decision that increases the burdens faced by non-parent guardians in Massachusetts. Any family law attorney will tell you that ...

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  • Jared Remy Case: What Guardianship May Mean for Remy’s Daughter and the Martell and Remy Families
    Jared Remy Case: What Guardianship May Mean for Remy’s Daughter and the Martell and Remy Families

    Massachusetts divorce lawyer Jason V. Owens examines the troubling guardianship case for the daughter of Jared Remy. March 26, 2014 – Lynch & Owens attorneys James M. Lynch and Jason V. Owens recently ...

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