Practice Areas

Providing Meticulous Preparation for Civil Commitments.

Services for Healthcare Professionals

Ready, Beaulieu, Saunders & Kostin LLP is counsel to psychiatric facilities in civil commitment and guardianship matters throughout Eastern Massachusetts. The firm also serves as outside associate counsel to several medical facilities, including major tertiary care centers. We coordinate all civil commitment hearings with the various district courts, consult with attending physicians, and negotiate with opposing attorneys.

Preparation and Experience

Each case is meticulously prepared by our attorneys and staff. Preparation includes examining a patient's medical record and preparing attending physicians for trial, as well as meeting with interested family members. Our attorneys have tried over 4,500 civil commitment cases. We have unparalleled experience in all areas of mental health litigation, including statutory and regulatory interpretation, and complex evidentiary issues.

Working with Us

We have good working relationships not only with healthcare organizations but also with counsel for state agencies including the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Developmental Services. Our relationships and experience facilitates coordinated care of patients and can aid in expedient processing of cases. Contact us to learn how we can help.

Services We Offer

Civil Litigation

Estate Planning

Fiduciary Services

Guardianship & Conservatorship

Mental Health Litigation

Personal Injury

Probate Litigation

Real Estate

Trusts