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The Probate and Family Court Department has jurisdiction over family-related and probate matters such as divorce, paternity, child support, custody, visitation, adoption, termination of parental rights, abuse prevention and wills, estates, trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, and changes of name.

SJC Committee Seeks Attorney Response in the Counties of Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes and Nantucket

The SJC's  program to evaluate and enhance judicial performance is sending questionnaires via email to attorneys who practice before all Trial Court departments in the counties of Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes and Nantucket. The evaluations period ends on March 31, 2015. Lawyers interested in learning more, or who wish to get a copy of the questionnaire, should click on the "read more" link below.

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