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Child Custody

In a divorce proceeding in which custody of the parties' two minor children was in issue, the evidence warranted the judge's conclusion that awarding physical custody to the wife was in the best interests of each child.

In a divorce proceeding in which custody of the parties' two minor children was in issue, the judge did not err in admitting in evidence the report of the guardian ad litem he appointed under G. L. c. 215, Section 56A, to make a report concerning the care and custody of the minor children, where the guardian testified and was available for cross-examination, and where the judge did not rely solely on her recommendation.

In a divorce proceeding, the husband did not show that he was prejudiced in any respect by a report allegedly given the judge by a family service officer.

In a divorce proceeding, the judge did not abuse his discretion in not accepting the conclusions of a psychologist appointed as an expert under Mass. R. Dom. Rel. P. 35, on motion of the husband, to examine the wife.