The Massachusetts Abuse Prevention Act defines abuse of a person by a family member as a civil or criminal matter – or both. Under Chapter 209A, the accused has the right to an aggressive defense. Time is of the essence sometimes with less than 24 hours to build a defense.
A strong defense is necessary
Allegations are not always true
Time is of the essence
Gather pictures and physical evidence
Arrange witnesses, documents, records etc
Serve any necessary subpoena
Learn more about Chapter 209A law in Massachusetts and how it can help you.
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