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Philip W. Mason

Philip Mason’s Legal Guides

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  • Grandparents Visitation Rights in Massachusetts

    Under Massachusetts law MGL 119 39D grandparents can request the Probate Court to order visitations with their minor grandchildren if the parents do not live together and 1) are divorced, married but living apart or under a temporary order of judgment of separate support; or 2) ...

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  • Massachusetts: Custody of Children to Unwed Parents

    In Massachusetts the custody of a child of unwed parents comes under MGL 209C and is usually determined through a Complaint for Custody, Visitation and Support. If the father's paternity hasn't been established, either through formal acknowledgement, birth certificate, or paterni...

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