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Probate Case Law GYMETTA BRANTLEY v. HAMPDEN DIVISION OF THE PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT DEPARTMENT – Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts

457 Mass. 172 (2010)929 N.E.2d 272GYMETTA BRANTLEYv.HAMPDEN DIVISION OF THE PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT DEPARTMENT & others.[1]SJC-10343.Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Suffolk.March 4, 2010.June 30, 2010.Present: MARSHALL, C.J., IRELAND, COWIN, CORDY, BOTSFORD, & GANTS, JJ. Peter R. Benjamin (John Reinstein with him) for the petitioner.William W. Porter, Assistant Attorney General, for the respondents.MARSHALL, C.J.For many [...]

Probate Case Law SUPERINTENDENT OF BELCHERTOWN STATE SCHOOL v. JOSEPH SAIKEWICZ – Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts

373 Mass. 728 (1977)370 N.E.2d 417SUPERINTENDENT OF BELCHERTOWN STATE SCHOOL & anothervs.JOSEPH SAIKEWICZ.Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Hampshire.July 2, 1976.November 28, 1977.Present: HENNESSEY, C.J., BRAUCHER, KAPLAN, WILKINS, & LIACOS, JJ. Robert M. Bonin, First Assistant Attorney General, Stephen Schulz, Assistant Attorney General, Paul R. Rogers, Special Assistant Attorney General, Judith Applebaum & William Swartz, for [...]

Probate Case Law HARVEY BEIT v. PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT DEPARTMENT – Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts

385 Mass. 854 (1982)434 N.E.2d 642HARVEY BEITvs.PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT DEPARTMENT.Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Essex.January 5, 1982.April 28, 1982.Present: HENNESSEY, C.J., ABRAMS, NOLAN, LYNCH, & O'CONNOR, JJ.John C. Stevens, III (Howard P. Blatchford, Jr., with him) for the plaintiff.James A. Aloisi, Jr., Assistant Attorney General, for the defendant.ABRAMS, J.At issue is whether a judge [...]

Family Law Case Law HILLARY GOODRIDGE v. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH- Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts

440 Mass. 309 (2003)HILLARY GOODRIDGE & others[1]vs.DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH & another.[2]Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Suffolk.March 4, 2003.November 18, 2003.Present: Marshall, C.J., Greaney, Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Sosman, & Cordy, JJ. Mary Lisa Bonauto (Gary D. Buseck with her) for Hillary Goodridge.Judith S. Yogman, Assistant Attorney General, for Department of Public Health.The following submitted briefs [...]

Probate Case Law GEORGE W. PRESCOTT PUBLISHING COMPANY v. REGISTER OF PROBATE FOR NORFOLK COUNTY – Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts

395 Mass. 274 (1985)479 N.E.2d 658GEORGE W. PRESCOTT PUBLISHING COMPANYvs.REGISTER OF PROBATE FOR NORFOLK COUNTY & others.[1]Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Norfolk.March 7, 1985.June 26, 1985.Present: HENNESSEY, C.J., WILKINS, ABRAMS, & NOLAN, JJ. James C. Heigham for the plaintiff.William L. Pardee, Assistant Attorney General, for the Register of Probate for Norfolk County.Richard M. Howland, for [...]

Probate Case Law LUCIO FIORENTINO v. GUILLERMO FERNANDEZ – Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts

365 Mass. 13 (1974)310 N.E.2d 112LUCIO FIORENTINOvs.PROBATE COURT & another. CARMEN FERNANDEZvs.GUILLERMO FERNANDEZ.Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Suffolk.September 21, 1973.March 29, 1974.Present: TAURO, C.J., REARDON, QUIRICO, BRAUCHER, HENNESSEY, KAPLAN, & WILKINS, JJ.F. Robert Houlihan (Gershon M. Ratner with him) for Carmen Fernandez.Sumner D. Goldberg for Lucio Fiorentino.Raymond H. Young, Special Assistant Attorney General, for the [...]