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Massachusetts Probate Law Sourcebook & Citator 2020

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  • Product Number: 2200275B09
  • Publication Date: 4/28/2020
  • Edition: 2020 Edition
  • Copyright: © 2020 MCLE, Inc.
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    The Massachusetts Probate Law Sourcebook & Citator is an authoritative compendium of MUPC-related primary law including current information regarding the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court, selected laws, regulations, and court rules, pertinent standing orders, a checklist, and a chronology of a probate administration under the MUPC.

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    • Update: April 2020

      Dear Subscriber:

      Thank you for choosing to keep current in developments impacting probate practice with this 2020 edition of the Massachusetts Probate Law Sourcebook & Citator. The book has been updated with primary law as well as directory information. Below is a quick look at some of the many updates you will find in this new edition:

      • Updates to Part 1—Directory of Court Personnel. Updated contact information, addresses, hours of operation, and other particulars.
      • Updates to Part 2—Statutory Authority. Homecare worker registry, veterans' trust fund, and a section addressing a curriculum and training program on the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression added to G.L. c. 19A. New provisions on valuation of the gross estate of a decedent added to G.L. c. 65C. New provision on the inspection of vacated properties for abandoned animals added to G.L. c. 186. Inclusion of 2016 updates to the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, G.L. c. 209D.
      • Updates to Part 3—Regulatory Authority. Extensive updates to 104 C.M.R. ยงยง 1.00–34.00 surrounding regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, including provisions pertaining to an individual's ability to manage their funds and conditions for voluntary and involuntary admissions.
      • Updates to Part 4—Court Rules; Supreme Judicial Court. 2020 updates to procedures relative to fee-generating categories within the Supreme Judicial Court, including guardianship, conservatorship, parenting coordinators, and more.
      • Updates to Part 9—Topical Index of Probate and Family Court Forms. Ten new forms, added September 2019.
      • Updates to Part 11—Selected MassHealth Eligibility Operations Memoranda. Fourteen Eligibility Memoranda, all adopted in October 2019 and effective immediately.

      We at MCLE trust that you will find this 2019 sourcebook useful in your practice and valuable in keeping your probate law library up to date.


      Maryanne G. Jensen, Esq., MCLE Director of Publications

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    Massachusetts Probate and Family Court

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    Selected Massachusetts Laws

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    Selected Massachusetts Regulations

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    Orders of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court

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    Uniform Fee Schedule

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    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)

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    Checklists and Chronology of a Probate Administration Under the MUPC

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    Selected MassHealth Eligibility Operations Memoranda

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