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What you can expect when you file a 209A case ARCHIVE

Produced by Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
Reviewed September 2019

The Trial Court’s Chapter 209A Abuse Prevention Guidelines tell you what you can expect when you file a 209A case.

The Trial Court issued these Guidelines

  • to help judges and court staff deal with issues that come up in 209A cases, and
  • to promote safety and fairness.

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