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How to Avoid the High Cost of a Guardianship or Conservatorship in Massachusetts

It doesn't matter how young or healthy you are. Bad things sometimes happen toEstate Planning 6.png good people. Whatever your age or health, for example, you might be only one car accident away from ending up mentally incapacitated. Have you prepared to make the legal burden on your family as light as possible?

How to Manage a Child's Medical Care After Massachusetts Divorce

In a Massachusetts divorce, it is crucial that parents handle medical care decisionsChild Health Care.png for their children with attention and clarity to ensure that they continue to receive the treatment they need.

What to Do When Spouse Claims Disability in Massachusetts

Sometimes during divorce proceedings one spouse may claim to suffer from aDisability.jpg disability that affects their ability to work. When your spouse claims to be disabled, you might wonder if there is anything that you can do about it. It may sound awful to question the honesty of your once beloved spouse especially as it relates to a medical condition. But sometimes further exploration is necessary to determine the true extent of your spouse's disability and its effect on their ability to work. This is especially the case if your spouse has already given you reason not to trust.

Massachusetts Employers May Be Required to Accommodate Employees Who Test Positive for Marijuana

On July 17, 2017 the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that underMassachusetts - Marijuana.jpg the Massachusetts Anti-Discrimination law an employer may be required to accommodate an employee who is a current user of medical marijuana regardless of the employer's drug free workplace and drug testing policies.  

Should Marijuana Use Matter in Massachusetts Child Custody Cases?

Marijuana 2.jpgThe little-noticed provision in the new Marijuana Legalization Law states that parents' marijuana use, possession, and cultivation can't be the primary basis for taking away custody or other parental rights like visitation - unless there is "clear, convincing and articulable evidence that the person's actions related to marijuana have created an unreasonable danger to the safety" of a child. 

Don't Let Your Son or Daughter Leave for College Without Signing These Important Documents

Estate Planning 2.jpgUpon reaching the age of 18, your child is an adult, and laws such as HIPAA or Massachusetts confidentiality laws provide total protection of his or her privacy. Even if you are paying for your adult child's tuition and/or living expenses, your son or daughter is entitled to medical and financial privacy.

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