A bill in the state legislature is calling for the removal of Judge Abbe L. Ross. (Associated Press)
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Legislator’s bill calls for removal of Salem Probate Court judge

BOSTON — A bill presented to the Massachusetts legislature by state Rep. Lenny Mirra (R-Georgetown) on behalf of a parent is calling for the removal of an Essex County Probate Court judge. 

The proposed legislation follows claims from a Groveland man, Walter Sorenson, who alleges that Judge Abbe L. Ross, a probate court judge in Salem, showed bias against him in his 2018 divorce proceedings.

"Initially I thought that she was biased against fathers," said Sorenson, who was assigned Ross as a judge for his divorce case. "But later I found that she sides with a party and favors one side all the way through…

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