Massachusetts

This page provides a breakdown of all major developments and right to counsel law that the NCCRC knows for this state, sorted by subject area. Click on either tab below to see the aspect it describes.

Subject Area Status
Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Accused Parents categorical
Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Children categorical
Adult Protective Proceedings - Proposed Ward categorical
All Basic Human Needs
Benefits - Claimant
Bypass of Parental Input into Abortion - Minor categorical
Child Support Establishment
Child Support Enforcement (Civil Contempt)
Child in Need of Supervision Proceedings (incomplete) qualified
Civil Commitment - Subject of Petition categorical
Civil Forfeiture
Consumer Debt
Custody Disputes - Birth Parents qualified
Custody Disputes - Children qualified
Divorce discretionary
Domestic Violence - Accused Person
Domestic Violence - Alleged Victim
Education - Special Education
Employment Discrimination
Guardianship/Conservatorship of Adults - Ward categorical
Health Care Access
Housing - Discrimination
Housing - Evictions
Housing - General
Immigration
Incarceration for Fees/Fines (incomplete) qualified
Involuntary Medical Treatment categorical
Paternity - Defendant/Respondent discretionary
Paternity - Petitioner or Child discretionary
Prisoners
Quarantine/Sterilization/Innoculation categorical
Sexually Dangerous Persons - Confinement categorical
Sexually Dangerous Persons - Registration/Notification categorical
Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Children categorical
Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Children categorical
Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Birth Parents categorical
Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Birth Parents categorical

Go back to Status Map