Category: Family

What is a Guardian ad litem? The Probate and Family Court is authorized to appoint a guardian ad litem to investigate the facts pending in court relating to or involving questions about the care and custody of minor children and provide the results in a written report to the court. with the results of such […]

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Often times when someone is contemplating divorce, the question of where to file a complaint comes up. In some cases the answer is easy, at other times the answer is based on a number of factors very specific to each situation. Under the Uniform Child Jurisdiction Act, once a child has been domiciled in Massachusetts […]

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Perhaps one of the most important things to remember when looking for a divorce lawyer to handle your case is that you do not have to hire the first attorney you meet. You can and probably should treat your first consultation with an attorney like an interview. Don’t be afraid to ask questions and only […]

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What is a Parenting Coordinator? A Parenting Coordinator (“PC”) is a neutral third party who helps separated or divorced high conflict parents resolve child-related disagreements outside of court. In the short run, the purpose of getting a PC involved in such cases is to avoid multiple court appearances. In the long run, the hope is […]

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