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BBA Section Comments Inspire Revisions in Parenting Coordination Procedures

On February 1, 2017, the Probate and Family Court promulgated Parenting Coordination Standing Order 1-17, related to the procedures and requirements for parenting coordinators either assigned by agreement between parent parties or appointed by the Court. The Standing Order will be effective on July 1, 2017.
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Family Law Committees

  • Divorce Law Fundamentals Committee
    Help develop relevant and innovative educational sessions led by a diverse group of talented speakers who cover divorce law issues.
  • Family Law Communications Committee
    This committee publishes information relevant to the family law bar. If you are interested in an editorial position or writing for the newsletter or blog, contact the Co-Chairs.

    Contact Information

    Jordana Kershner

    Baskin & Associates, LLC

    (617) 266-1820

    Brian McLaughlin

    McLaughlin Law, LLC

    (617) 236-5847

  • Family Law Education Committee
    Help develop relevant and innovative educational sessions led by a diverse group of talented speakers who cover family law issues.

    Contact Information

    Meredith A. DeJesus

    Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.

    (617) 227-3030

    Gretel Marie Dufresne

    Atwood & Cherny, P.C.

    (617) 262-6400

    Wendie E. Murstein

    Kates & Barlow, PC

    (617) 412-4200

  • Family Law Public Policy Committee
    The BBA is very active in legislative and regulatory changes in the law. Family law attorneys are asked to lend their expertise.

    Contact Information

    Gayle Stone-Turesky

    Stone, Stone & Creem

    (617) 523-4567

    Lisa Wilson

    Wilson, Marino & Bonnevie, P.C.

    (617) 964-8090

  • Family Law Public Service Committee
    This committee focuses on educating and training members about various pro bono opportunities. The committee also organizes community service and student outreach projects for the section.

    Contact Information

    Abbe L. Hershberg

    Greater Boston Legal Services

    (617) 371-1234

    Alana Holly

    Taylor, Ganson & Perrin, LLP

    (617) 951-2777

  • Steering Committee
    The leadership committee of the Section organizes programs and discusses policy. To inquire about opportunities, please contact the Section Co-Chairs.