New Restraining Order Guidance Issued by the SJC

209A, abuse prevention order, appropriate forum for abuse prevention order, defendant's visitation rights, visitation, visitation rights

In a recent SJC position, in Moreno v. Naranjo, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that it was improper for a district court judge to makes inquires related to family visitation in considering a 209A Abuse Prevention Order. The purpose of a prevention order is to protect the plaintiff. I often will advise clients that […]

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