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Massachusetts Family Law Sourcebook & Citator 2020

  • Product Number: 2200335B27
  • Publication Date: 4/24/2020
  • Edition: 2020 Edition
  • Copyright: © 2020 MCLE, Inc.
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    All of the resources you need daily in your family law practice in one practical publication—state and federal statutes, regulations, court rules, and procedures. Case annotations on important points of law immediately follow statutory text, so that you can instantly see how the courts have interpreted a particular statute. Concise and practical summaries of family law cases decided by the Massachusetts Appeals Court and Supreme Judicial Court in the past year are organized chronologically in the case digest. An archive of previously published case digests dating back to 1979 is also included as an added feature.

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    • Update: April 2020

      Dear Subscriber:

      Thank you for choosing to keep your family law reference resources up-to-date with the 2020 edition of the Massachusetts Family Law Sourcebook & Citator. This annual publication presents the latest in family law and procedure in one comprehensive volume—for fast and practical answers to the daily questions that arise in your practice.

      Some of the highlights of this year's edition are as follows:

      • Included in Part 3 are statutory amendments covering family law topics through 2020 Mass. Acts c. 44.
      • Updates in Part 4 include changes arising from Pub. L. No. 115-141, which, among other things, renamed the Hope Scholarship Credit the American Opportunity and Lifetime Learning Credit.
      • Updates in Part 7 include revised Rule 30 of the Supplemental Rules of the Probate and Family Court and the courts fiscal year 2020 fee-generating categories.
      • Finally, Part 9 features concise summaries of family law cases decided by the Supreme Judicial Court and Massachusetts Appeals Court during 2019.

      We at MCLE trust that you will find the packaging of these diverse resources in one publication useful in your practice and in keeping your family law reference collection current. Thank you for your continued support.


      Alexis J. LeBlanc, Esq., MCLE Publications Attorney

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    Massachusetts Probate and Family Court General Information and Fee Schedule

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    Practice Guides

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    Selected Massachusetts Laws and Regulations

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    Selected Provisions of the Internal Revenue Code and Treasury Regulations

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    Other Federal Laws and Regulations

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    Massachusetts Rules of Domestic Relations Procedure

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    Court Rules and Guidelines

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    Child Support Guidelines

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    Case Digest

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    Family Law Case Digest 1975–2019

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