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Governor Patrick Swears In Canton Resident

Governor Patrick swore in Patricia A. Gorman, Associate Justice of the Middlesex Probate and Family Court.

Massachusetts swore in one of Canton's own on Wednesday. Canton resident Patricia A. Gorman is now an associate justice of the Middlesex Probate and Family Court.

Gorman, a longtime Canton resident, had previously practiced law in Canton for 16 years. According to the governor's office, she served as president of the Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers. The UMass graduate and Boston College Law School grad still lives in Canton.

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Eric Daigle July 28, 2012 at 09:05 PM
Newly appointed Judge Patricia A Gorman who took over for Judge Fields (our previously appointed judge) is now presiding over my case has suspended my visitation with my two children ages 9 and 10. It's been 5 months now since I've seen them. I'm also not allowed to have any contact with them. I just recently when to court for a follow-up session and Judge Gorman still refuses to let me have any contact with my children or provide me on the reasons why I can't see or speak to my children. She did mention that I'm the only case that she has ever done this to. I've been dealing with the family court system for over 23 years now and I've never been held in contempt or ever been in trouble with the courts. I always pay my child support and don't even have criminal record, yet a criminal has more rights that I do. Even the Cambridge Family Probation officers have stated to me that there is no reason why I shouldn't be seeing my children and can't figure out why this is happening to me and that they lost a great judge when Judge Fields left Middlesex Family Court. I've never come across a judge who's been so biased and who blatantly abuses her power. It's obvious that she doesn't have the experience nor the capacity to make rulings for the best interest of my children. Within one year of her being appointed judge, she has destroyed my family and that's one family to many. We deserve better and my children deserve better than having Judge Patricia A Gorman presiding.
karin January 07, 2013 at 09:37 PM
Eric, We recently had a similar situation. Ever since judge Fields left my fiance's ex-wife has dragged him into court for one thing after an other. He was held in contempt and arrested for diagreeing with Judge Gorman. He has never been in any trouble before and pays his child support and then some. I wish there was something that could be done. The judge clearly has issues with men and is not ruling in a fair manner following the letter of the law. The situation is going to bankrupt us and he will lose his job if she keeps granting these ridiculous orders. We are very frustrated and I have lost faith in the judicial system.
Angela lafreniere April 17, 2013 at 09:57 PM
eric we are in the same situatiuon & in desperate need of help!Under gormans rulings my boyfriend has already lost EVERYTHING in his divorce case which has been dragged out for 2 years & now the judge has found him in contempt of court because he cannot afford to pay the 300$ a WEEK she ordered him to pay in alimony, & has threatened to have him arrested if he does not pay 2,000$ in back support by 4\24 which he will automatically lose his job as a state trooper, a job he has devoted 25 yrs of his life to! they were married less than 6 years had a prenuptial agreement that was drawn by HER family aty stating neither party could or would seek alimony they have NO children together, she is 9 mths pregnant w someone elses baby & he is paying 500$ a WEEK child support to his 1st wife, she has lied about EVERYTHING, where she lives, how much $ she makes & no one cares! She doesnt even have to pay her lawyer because she traded one of her expensive dogs for his legal services & is never even present at any of their court dates! We have already lost our car to the bank, are behind on our rent & bills constantly & even tho there was a prenup & his financial statement is in the red Gorman ordered him to pay her the $ anyways & WE DONT HAVE ANY MONEY! WHATS HAPPENING TO OUR FAMILY IS WRONG & no one cares! while his ex is laughing to people about how bad shes screwing him I cry DAILY not knowing how we are going to pay our bills, legal fees & now her! We need a FAIR judge PLEASE!!!

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