Notice

The Probate and Family Court is pleased to announce the release of the following new and revised MUPC (Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code) estate forms and instructions. Sample versions are posted below. Fillable and useable versions of the forms will be posted at http://www.mass.gov/courts/forms/pfc/pfc-mupc-forms-generic.html prior to the forms effective date of April 15, 2016. The new and revised forms are the first of a two part release of MUPC estate form changes to go into effect. The second release will take place in mid-March. The form changes are the result of a coordinated effort between the MUPC Procedures and Forms Committee. For any questions on the above, please contact Evelyn Patsos, Esq., at evelyn.patsos@jud.state.ma.us.

 

Form NumberForm/Document NameNew or RevisedRelease DateEffective Date
MPC170Voluntary Administration Statement pdf format of Voluntary Administration Statement (MPC 170)
file size 1MBRevised3/4/164/15/16
MPC961Instructions for MPC170 pdf format of Instr for Vol Admin with/without a Will (MPC 961)
New3/4/164/15/16
MPC150Petition for Informal pdf format of Petition Informal Probate (MPC 150)
file size 1MBRevised3/4/164/15/16
MPC962Instructions for MPC150 pdf format of Instr Informal Probate with/or without Will (MPC 968)
New3/4/164/15/16
MPC750Order of Informal pdf format of Order for Informal Probate/Appt of PR (MPC 750)
Revised3/4/164/15/16
MPC160Petition for Formal pdf format of Petition Formal Probate (MPC 160)
file size 1MBRevised3/4/164/15/16
MPC963Instructions for MPC160 pdf format of Instructions Formal Probate with/without Will (MPC 963)
New3/4/164/15/16
MPC755Decree and Order on Petition for Formal Adjudication pdf format of Decree and Order on Formal Petition (MPC 755)
Revised3/4/164/15/16
MPC162Surviving Spouse, Children, Heirs of Law pdf format of Surviving Spouse, Children, Heirs at Law (MPC 162)
file size 1MBNew3/4/164/15/16
MPC958Instructions for for MPC162 pdf format of Instructions for Form (MPC 162) - (MPC 958)
file size 1MBNew3/4/164/15/16
MPC163Devisees pdf format of Devisees (MPC 163)
file size 1MBNew3/4/164/15/16
MPC959Instructions for MPC163 pdf format of Instructions for Form (MPC 163) Devisees (MPC 959)
New3/4/164/15/16
MPC960Massachusetts Degree of Kinship Chart pdf format of Massachusetts Degrees of Kinship Chart (MPC 960)
New3/4/164/15/16
MPC161Petition for Late and Limited Formal Testacy and/or Appointment pdf format of Petition Late, Limited Formal Testacy Appt (MPC 161)
New3/4/164/15/16
MPC964Instructions for MPC161 pdf format of Instr. Late, Limited Formal Testacy Appt. (MPC 964)
New3/4/164/15/16
MPC757Decree and Order on Petition for Late and Limited pdf format of Decree, Order, Petition Late, Limited Formal (MPC 757)
New3/4/164/15/16
MPC801Bond pdf format of Bond (MPC 801)
file size 1MBRevised3/4/164/15/16
MPC751Letters of AuthorityRevised3/4/164/15/16
MPC965Checklist for Voluntary Administration pdf format of Checklist for Voluntary Administration (MPC965)
Revised3/4/164/15/16
MPC966Checklist for Informal pdf format of Checklist for Informal (MPC966)
Revised3/4/164/15/16
MPC967Checklist for Formal pdf format of Checklist for Formal (MPC967)
Revised3/4/164/15/16
MPC968Checklist for Formal Late and Limited pdf format of Checklist for Formal Late and Limited (MPC968)
New3/4/164/15/16