The subject of Elections in Massachusetts is addressed in Title VIII of the Mass. General Laws. The Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Elections Division provides information on laws and regulations governing the election process. The Division’s robust web presence will link you to interactive voter tools …Continue Reading Voting in Massachusetts
On October 19, 2016, Governor Baker signed legislation to change the length of time evidence in sexual assault cases is preserved. Massachusetts General Laws chapter 41 sec. 97B was amended so that rape kits will be maintained for 15 years instead of 6 months and …Continue Reading Sexual assault evidence law changed
In order to vote in the November 8, 2016 election, Massachusetts residents must be registered by Wednesday, October 19th. You can check on your voter registration status by visiting the Elections Division website. Additionally you can find out how to register online, your voting location, early voting times …Continue Reading Getting ready to vote
Words of law is a regular feature of Massachusetts Law Updates, highlighting a particular word or phrase and its meaning in law. Today’s word is discovery. discovery, n. 1. The act or process of finding or learning something that was previously unknown <after making …Continue Reading Word(s) of the Month- Discovery
Sometimes useful information about Massachusetts courts can be found on other state agency websites. For example, the Department of Revenue provides detailed information about each Probate and Family Court under their Child Support Services section. By going to the sub-heading “Court Information,”, you will find …Continue Reading Helpful Massachusetts Probate and Family Court information found on DOR website
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