Adoption of Forbes

Robert J McCarthy Jr

Case Conclusion Date:May 20, 2009

Practice Area:Appeals

Outcome:Affirmed. Expertly advocated

Description:Recent findings from a prior care and protection decision are admissible in a later care and protection or termination proceeding when such findings are relevant and material and made during a proceeding in which the parents had a compelling incentive to litigate. Citation to Adoption of Forbes: 906 N.E.2d 368, 74 Mass.App.Ct. 1112 (2009).