Probate and Family Court Administrative Office is further implementing
Supreme Judicial Court Rule 1:07 by utilizing a pilot program
in cooperation with three (3) divisions of the Probate and Family
Court; Bristol, Norfolk and Suffolk with one
category of Guardian ad Litem appointments in certain probate
May 8, 2000, applications were made available in the Registry
of Probate for those divisions for the following consolidated
probate category which is known as Category D:
Probate of Wills – G.L.
c. 192, §§ 1B, 1C; Uniform Practice XXVI
Proceedings for arbitration or compromise by fiduciaries – G.L.
c. 204, §§ 13, 14, 18
Future Contingent Interests – G.L. c. 204, § 16
Accounts and settlements – G.L. c. 206, §§ 24, 30
Commissioner for insolvent estate – G.L. c. 198, § 2
Administrator – G.L. c. 192, § 1 et seq. Trustee – G.L. c. 203,
§§ 4, 5, 12
to apply to receive appointments in at least one of the pilot
divisions for this category ONLY must submit an Application
Probate and Family Court Dept.
24 New Chardon Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02114-9666
of the pilot program, the Administrative Office will then solicit
applications statewide until all categories are implemented. Any
person on a list during the pilot period will automatically remain
on the list after the pilot period has ended.
to allow all qualified candidates a chance to apply to receive
appointments under Category D, the Administrative Office has extended
the deadline for filing applications until June 30, 2000.
APPLICATIONS FOR THE
INITIAL LIST IN THE PILOT DIVISIONS
MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. ON JUNE 30, 2000