CITATION ON GIVING NOTICE OF
PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN
FOR INCAPACITATED PERSON
PURSUANT TO G.L.c. 190B, §5-304
Docket No. MI20P5179GD
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court Probate and Family Court
Middlesex Probate and Family Court
208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141
In the matter of: Andrew Amato Of: Groton, MA RESPONDENT
Alleged Incapacitated Person
To the named Respondent and all other interested persons, a petition has been filed by Martha L. Muffoletto of Shirley, MA
Robert Amato of Franklin, MA In the above captioned matter alleging that Andrew Amato is in need of a Guardian and requesting that
Martha L. Muffoletto of Shirley, MA
Robert Amato of Franklin, MA (or some other suitable person) be appointed as Guardian to serve Without Surety on the bond.
The petition asks the court to determine that the Respondent is incapacitated, the appointment of a Guardian is necessary, and that the proposed Guardian is appropriate. The petition is on file with the court and may contain a request for certain specific authority.
You have the right to object to this proceeding. If you wish to do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance at this court on or before 10:00 A.M. on the return date of 12/15/2020. This day is NOT a hearing date but a deadline date by which you have to file the written appearance if you object to the petition. If you fail to file the written appearance by the return date, action may be taken in this matter without further notice to you. In addition to filing the written appearance, you or your attorney must file a written affidavit stating the specific facts and grounds of your objection within 30 days after the return date.
IMPORTANT NOTICE The outcome of this proceeding may limit or completely take away the above-named person’s right to make decisions about personal affairs or financial affairs or both. The above-named person has the right to ask for a lawyer. Anyone may make this request on behalf of the above-named person. If the above-named person cannot afford a lawyer, one may be appointed at State
Hon. Maureen H Monks, First
Justice of this Court Date: November 17, 2020Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate