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					Family Law Spring 2009 Atty. Richard Consoli
Additional Cases to be Referenced: IN RE MAY’S ESTATE - 114 N.E. 2d 4 (Court of Appeals of New York, 1953) CHANDLER V. CENTRAL OIL, 253 Kan. 50 (1993) (Successive marriages) DOLAN V. CELEBREZZE, 381 F.2d. 231 (1967) (Successive marriages) GOODRIDGE v. DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH , 440 Mass 309 (2003) text 109 & (same sex m.); IN RE:OPINION OF THE JUSTICES, 440 Mass 1201, 802 N.E. 2d 565 (2004) DAVIS V. SELLER, 329 Mass. 385 (1952) (Insanity; validity of out of state marriage)

COLLINS V. GUGGENHEIM, 417 Mass. 615, 631 N.E.2d 1016, Mass.,1994. (Non-marital partners)
OSBORNE V. OSBORNE , 384 Mass. 591 (1981) (Ante-nuptial agreements) DEMATTEO v. DEMATTEO, 762 NE 2d 797 (Mass. 2002) (Ante-nuptial agreements) AUSTIN v. AUSTIN, 445 Mass 601, (2005) (Ante-nuptial agreements) IN RE: ESTATE OF HOLLETT, 150 N.H. 39, 834, A.2D 348 (2003) MANOR V. MANOR, 46 Mass. App. Ct. 46 (1998) (Jurisdiction) FINCK V. FINCK, 346 N.E. 2D 415, (Ill. 1976) (Areen 4th Ed., p.446) (Juris.) ANKENBRANDT V. RICHARDS, 504 U.S. 689 (1992) (Areen 4th Ed., p. 453)(Juris.) YODER V. YODER, 330 A. 2d 825 (Conn. 1974) (Areen 4th Ed., p.461) (Comity) CLAGETT V. KING, 308 A. 2d 245 (D.C. 1973) (Areen 4th Ed. P. 464) (Estoppel) BURNHAM V. SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, 495 U.S. 604 (1990) (Areen 4th,p. 471) BAGGETT V. BAGGETT, 541 S.W. 2d 407 (Tenn. 1976) (Areen 4th, p. 474) (Notice) BOARD OF OVERSEERS V. DINEEN, 500 A. 2d 262 (Maine 1985) (Areen 4th Ed. p. 428) (conduct) MATTER OF BERG, 955 P. 2D 1240 (Kan. 1998)(Areen 4th Ed. p.436) (Atty. conduct) LAVIN V.LAVIN, 24 Mass. App. Ct. 929 (1987) (Divorce agreements)

RICE V. RICE, 372 Mass. 398 (1977) (Divorce - Equitable division of marital assets) WILLIAMS V. MASSA, 431 Mass. 619 (2000). BACON V. BACON, 403 Mass. 1102 (1988) (Divorce/division of marital property) MICHAEL V. MICHAEL, 791 S.W. 2d 772 (Mo. Ct. App. 1990) (Alimony/property division) ROSE V. ROSE, 755 P. 2D 1121 (Alaska, 1988) (Short-term marriage) (Areen 4th Ed., p. 776) ROSENBERG v. ROSENBERG, 497 A. 2d. 485 (Md. Ct. Sp. App.) Cert. denied 501 A. 2d 845 (Md. 1985) KITTREDGE V. KITTREDGE, 441 Mass. 28 (2004) (Dissipation of assets) MAILLET V. MAILLET, 64 Mass. App. Ct. 683, 835 N.E.2d 281 (Mass. App. Ct. 2005). KELLER V. O’BRIEN, 652 N.E. 2d 589 (Mass. 1995) (Modification/alimony)

IN RE: GUARDIANSHIP OF YUSHIKO, 50 Mass. App. Ct. 157 (2000) (Removal of guardian, parental fitness.) ADOPTION OF TAMMY, 416 Mass. 205 (1993) (Same sex parent adoptions/best interests) BLIXT V. BLIXT, 437 Mass. 649 (2002) (Grandparent visitation) CUSTODY OF ZIA, 50 Mass. App Ct. 237 (2000) (Best interests/paternity context) YOUMANS V. RAMOS, 429 Mass. 774 (1999) (Best interests/guardianship context) E.N.O. v. L.M.M, 429 Mass. 824 (1999) (Visitation and the “de facto” parent) A.H. v. M.P., 447 Mass. 828 (2006) (claim for “de facto” parenthood) SMITH v. JONES, 69 Mass. App. Ct. 400 (2007) ( “de facto” parenthood) PERRAULT v. COOK, 322 A. 2d 610 (NH 1974) (Modification of custody) YANNAS v. YANNAS, 395 Mass. 704 (1985) (Modification of custody/removal from US) ROSENTHAL v. MANEY, 745 NE 2d 350 (2001) (Modification/removal) CUSTODY OF A MINOR (NO. 2), 392 Mass. 719 (1984) SANTOSKY v. KRAMER, 455 US 745 (1982 )(Standards for termination of parental rights) COMMONWEALTH v. GORDON, 407 Mass. 340 (1990) (Domestic violence/protection

from abuse) GINSBERG v. BLACKER, 67 Mass. App. Ct. 139, 852 N.E. 2d 679 (2006) CUSTODY OF VAUGHN, 422 Mass. 590 (1996) (Impact of domestic violence on custody) R.H. v. B.F., 39 Mass. App. Ct. 29 (1995) (Effect of domestic abuse on child custody determinations) IN RE: JUVENILE APPEAL(83-CD), 455 A. 2d 1313 (Conn. 1983) (Standards for Intervention) MATTER OF SARAH K., 487 N.E.2d 241, (N.Y. 1985) CULLITON V. BETH ISRAEL HOSPITAL, 435 Mass 285 (2001) RR v. MH. , 426 Mass. 501 (1998) TEXT p.987. WOODWARD V. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, 435 Mass. 536 (2002)

Other Massachusetts Materials (not all-inclusive) M.G.L. Ch. 207, Sec. 1-6, 8, 10, 14-18, 24, 25, 28-37, 42 (Valid marriages) M.G. L. Ch. 208, Sec. 1, 1A, 1B, 2,3,5,6, 22, 25, 28, 28A, 30, 31, 31A, 34 (Divorces and modifications) M.G.L. Ch. 208, Sec. 20 & 20A (Separation) M.G.L. Ch. 209A (Domestic Abuse Protection) M.G.L. Ch 209C (Paternity and child support obligations) M.G.L. Ch. 209D (UIFSA) M.G.L. Ch. 209B (UCCJA) M.G.L .Ch.119, Sec. 24, 26 (State intervention in custody/removal proceedings) M.G.L. Ch.119, Sec. 51A & B (Reports of child abuse) M.G.L. Ch. 210, Sec. 1 & Seq. (Adoption of children, consent, notice and termination proceedings) http://www.mass.gov/courts/formsandguidelines/csg2006.html (Mass. Child Support Guidelines)


				
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