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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1698         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 838

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Daniel A. Wolf, (BY REQUEST)

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to domestic abuse.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John Lydon

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1698        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 838

By Mr. Wolf (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 838) of John Lydon for legislation relative to domestic abuse.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to domestic abuse.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Section 34C of Chapter 208, of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at end of the first paragraph the following paragraph:-

              If the defendant is over the age of sixty five and has been ordered to vacate the marital home; no order shall be for more than thirty days and no extension thereof shall be heard or issued by any probate judge.  Any Extension shall be heard only by motion of the original petitioner, and not by any advocate or other person and shall be filed in the Superior Court and shall be heard by a superior court judge in the county or an adjoining county of where the original order to vacate the martial home issued.

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