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Attorney Nesson’s goal is to provide quality legal representation at reasonable and affordable rates. Hiring an attorney can be expensive, but Alexander Nesson will keep costs affordable. The initial half hour consultation is free.

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Our Taunton Office

Alexander established a law office in Taunton in 1995, practicing law throughout Massachusetts with emphasis on Bristol and Plymouth counties.

  • Adjacent to Taunton Courthouse
  • On and off street parking
  • Historic Taunton Center
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Bankruptcy Due to COVID-19?

My clients are hardworking good people who have been going through difficult times. Bankruptcy allows people a fresh start. Clients may end up building better credit after you have completed your bankruptcy because you may be debt free or at least a better debt ratio.

If you are considering or need to file bankruptcy related to impacts from COVID-19

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Open During COVID-19

My office is open during these unprecedented times. I am meeting with clients by phone, Facetime and Zoom. Although courts are not open for in- person public hearings, I have been having more and more hearings by phone-whether or not they are contested or uncontested. In addition, courts are proceeding and processing paperwork. My office is also trying to alleviate some of the COVID-19 related pain by contributing $50 for each new client to the Pan-Mass Challenge.

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The judges in Massachusetts look at what is in the child’s best interest. This is under General Laws, Chapter 208, Section 31, which includes the happiness and welfare of the children determine their custody. The judges, however, have a significant and broad discretion when determining custody or parenting arrangements. There are a range of factors […]

In Massachusetts, the child does not get to determine visiting a parent if there is a legal order. The court, however, may factor in the child’s input and reasoning behind it. The older the child is and more importantly the more mature and informed their decisions are, the more weight the court is likely to […]

In Massachusetts, the courts can factor in the child’s preference and rationale. The child does not get to decide where they live until they turn 18 years old when custody orders are no longer by the court. Again, the court will look at the child’s best interest and the rationale. The older and more mature […]

The appointment of a parenting coordinator is pursuant to an agreement by the parties. The court will approve this and incorporate it into an Order. There also can be a possibility of the court ordering it without the agreement of the parties. This is under General Laws, Chapters 208, 209, and 209c. A parenting coordinator […]

There is a lot of information in case law about Wallace, but it can be beneficial to juveniles; particularly juveniles that have no prior misdemeanor charges because it would depend significantly on whether the court would have jurisdiction. First, suppose the application for the Complaint alleges a single minor misdemeanor or multiple minor misdemeanors from […]

The court does not have jurisdiction for the so-called 1st offense.  It is under the Ch. 69 oath for the acts 2018 and an act relative to the Criminal Justice Reform Act.  There is an interesting case called “Wallace W” which is a SJC case in Massachusetts in 2019 which provides that a 1st offense […]

Generally, a restraining order in Massachusetts must show that there is a substantial likelihood of immediate danger or abuse, that the Plaintiff would be in reasonable fear or imminent serious physical harm.  If something is inappropriate and distressing it is not something that can meet the grounds for a 209A restraining order. The vacate order […]

One of the big differences is an order for sole use and occupancy of the marital home does not carry any criminal penalties.  It also does not have a need to be renewed after ninety (90) days. The order for sole use and occupancy of the marital home is a little less clear in terms […]