Welcome to the
Probate and Family Court Department
of the Massachusetts Trial Court.
are here to help you in any way that we can. However, we are
allowed to help you only in certain ways, since we must be
fair to everyone involved in your case.
Probate and Family Law matters involve complex and valuable
legal rights. You should always speak with an attorney before
filing any papers. Please ask court staff for "Looking
for Legal Assistance?", a list of local lawyer referral
services and legal aid agencies.
booklet contains a list of some of the things the court staff
can and cannot do for you. Please
read it carefully before asking for help.