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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 5A-208: Notice of proceeding

Section 5A–208. [Notice of Proceeding.]

If a petition for the appointment of a guardian or issuance of a protective order is brought in the commonwealth and the commonwealth was not the respondent's home state on the date the petition was filed, in addition to complying with the notice requirements of the commonwealth, notice of the petition shall be given to those persons who are entitled to notice of the petition if a proceeding were brought in the respondent's home state. The notice shall be given in the same manner as notice is required to be given in the commonwealth.