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Parent has a Right to an Attorney in Guardianship Cases

February 11, 2015 In Guardianship of V.V., decided yesterday, the Supreme Judicial Court held that “a parent whose minor child is the subject of a guardianship proceeding pursuant to G. L. c. 190B, § 5-206, and who cannot afford counsel,

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New Legislation Alert!

On September 19, 2013 new legislation that raises the age of criminal responsibility in the Commonwealthof Massachusetts from 17 to 18 years of age was signed at 2:50 p.m. by Governor Patrick (Chapter 84 of the Acts of 2013).  The

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