SEE G.L. c.209, Section 30
The following must be filed with this complaint:
Certified copy of civil marriage certificate.
Affidavit of Care and Custody, if parties have child(ren) together
(form available at the courthouse)
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SEE Uniform Fee Schedule for applicable fees.
Service of complaint on defendant is to be made in accordance with
Massachusetts Rules of Domestic Relations Procedure Rule 4.
SEE Uniform Probate Court Practice XXX and
Supplemental Probate Court Rule 401
Short form | instructions
Long form | instructions
Child Support Guidelines Worksheet form | instructions
if support for child(ren) requested.
Attorneys are required to file Uniform Counsel Certification
form | instructions
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