Attorney Powers represented Mother in a custody case. In the middle of that case, Attorney Powers was able to dispose of a grandparent’s visitation action brought by the paternal grandmother with the filing of the Motion to Dismiss.
Attorney Powers represented an unmarried Father after the Mother removed the child without notice to Connecticut.
Attorney Powers successfully argued that an Operating Under the Influence (second offense) should be dismissed
Attorney Powers was trial counsel in Sturtevant v. Emery, Mass Appeals Ct. (2017). At the trial, a husband was seeking a downward modification of both his child support and alimony obligations due to a job loss.
Attorney Powers, after trial, succeeded at getting a 50-50 parenting plan for Father with neither party paying the other support.
In two recent drug-related criminal cases, Attorney Jennifer Cox successfully argued for dismissal of Superior Court indictments
Attorney Powers was successful in a motion to suppress, arguing that the police officer who made the automobile stop could not have made the claimed observations
Attorney Powers was appellate counsel in Chin v. Merriott, one of the three cases argued in front of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court which resulted in the definitive interpretation of portions of the Alimony Reform Act of 2011.
Cox and Powers, PA has successfully represented clients in a variety of injury related matters as well as criminal defense and appeals.
There have been recent significant changes in the alimony laws, known as the Reform Act.