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The phrase ``Legal Access'' is somewhat self-explanatory, essentially meaning the ability to utilize legal services, and more specifically, the court system. In determining what legal access is currently available to minors, the LO examined the statutes, court rules, secondary sources such as law review articles, and case law in Massachusetts and in the comparison states. These sources spell out the rights and the abilities of a minor to access the legal system through the courts.

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