Act Relative to Domestic Violence (August 2014)
On August 8, 2014, former Governor Deval Patrick enacted an Act Relative to Domestic Violence. The Act changes
the terms of negotiating a plea with the District Attorney and changes bail options depending on the nature of the
domestic incident. Click here to learn more about the change in the law and how it may affect you if you have
recently been changed with domestic assault and battery or a violation of a 209A restraining order.
Limited Assistance Representation
If you are pursuing a matter in the Probate and Family Court and cannot afford traditional legal representation, consider hiring an
attorney who is certified to offer Limited Assistance Representation. Click here to learn more about this valuable and flexible option.
Consumers may seek legal remedy by filing a 93A Consumer Protection claim against a business that has misrepresented services, taken a fee without rendering services, breached a contract and other acts. Learn more here about 93A Consumer Protection remedies.
*This abbreviated period of time is compared to the time it would take to fully litigate the claim.