Massachusetts Divorce Cases / Religious Practices
On this page we are compiling links to the full text of important Massachusetts Appellate Cases on Family Law and Divorce decided by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
These cases are for educational purpose only and should not be used for any official or legal purpose. Please consult official reports. Below you will be able to search for Massachusetts Appeals Court Slip Opinions and Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Slip Opinions relating to Religious Practices.
Religious Practice Cases in Massachusetts
Felton v. Felton,
383 Mass. 232 (1981): Probate court erred in modifying visitation provisions of a divorce judgment to forbid the fathers visitation privilege unless the father refrained from instructing his children in his religion. There was no evidence here that the father's instructions undermined the custodial relationship.