Posts tagged "Minor"

Care and Protection of a Minor (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-182-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-12403

CARE AND PROTECTION OF A MINOR.

November 10, 2017.

Supreme Judicial Court, Superintendence of inferior courts.  Practice, Civil, Notice of appeal.  Notice, Timeliness.

The father of a child who is the subject of a care and protection proceeding in the Norfolk County Division of the Juvenile Court Department filed a petition pursuant to G. L. c. 211, § 3, with a single justice of this court seeking relief pursuant to the court’s general superintendence power.  The father is an attorney who is representing himself.  The record of material he has put before us is confusing, to say the least.  It appears that the child has been removed from his parents’ custody and that the father contests the removal.  In his G. L. c. 211, § 3, petition he sought, among other things, a jury trial in the care and protection proceeding.  He also claimed that the Department of Children and Families has violated his due process rights and that “non-party participants” in the care and protection proceeding should have been sequestered during certain motion hearings in the Juvenile Court. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - November 10, 2017 at 9:56 pm

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Adoption of a Minor (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-076-15)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-11797

ADOPTION OF A MINOR.

Middlesex.     March 2, 2015. – May 7, 2015.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Adoption, Parent’s consent.  Parent and Child, Adoption.  Minor, Adoption.  Practice, Civil, Adoption.  Notice.  Consent.  Words, “Lawful parent.”

Petition filed in the Middlesex Division of the Probate and Family Court Department on April 25, 2014.

A motion to proceed without further notice was heard by Jeffrey A. Abber, J., and a question of law was reported by him to the Appeals Court. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 7, 2015 at 2:50 pm

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