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Thursday, May. 31, 2012
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JNC seeks applications; BMC Standing Order 1-09 amended as a permanent order effective as of May 14

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JNC seeks applications

The Judicial Nominating Commission seeks applications for two new vacancies at the Probate and Family Court and three new District Court vacancies. The application deadline for the Bristol and Norfolk Counties Probate and Family Court vacancies is Thursday, June 28. The application deadline for Fall River, Stoughton and Uxbridge district courts is Thursday, July 12.

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BMC Standing Order 1-09 amended as a permanent order effective as of May 14

The Boston Municipal Court Department recognizes the hardships faced by individuals of limited economic resources with criminal records, and the burdens they face when seeking to seal their criminal records at the various court divisions. In an effort to alleviate these hardships and burdens, as well as to promote judicial economy, Standing Order 1-09 is amended as a permanent order to allow for the filing of a single petition to seal three of more dismisslas and non-conviction criminal records.

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