Mark R. Quigley
FOR RELEASE ON:September, 2007
PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT ANNOUNCES AMENDED PRACTICE ON
The Probate and Family Court has amended Uniform Practice XXXIII. Standards for Computer-Generated Forms. For the purposes of the Practice, the "official form" shall be defined as either: (i) the paper form promulgated and distributed by the Administrative Office of the Probate and Family Court or (ii) the electronic form most recently posted on the Massachusetts Judiciary web site, www. mass.gov/courts and approved by the Administrative Office of the Probate and Family Court.
The amendment to Uniform Practce XXXIII will ensure that the use of computer-generated forms by counsel and parties will be consistent and comply with the standards contained therein. This change was necessary in order to provide practical and useful forms posted on the Massachusetts Judiciary web site.