Actions Involving Unwed Parents

FormDescriptionRelated Documents

Paternity, Complaint to Establish pdf format of Complaint to Establish Paternity (CJD 106)

Revised: April 2009
Form Number: CJD106

Use to ask Court to establish that an individual is the father of a child where the parents have never married. Parties may also request custody, support, and/or parenting orders.

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Support-Custody-Visitation, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint for Support Custody G.L. c. 209C (CJD 109)

Revised: July 2007
Form Number: CJD109

Use to request custody and/or visitation with child(ren); health insurance; prohibition from imposing any restraint on the personal liberty of plaintiff and/or child(ren). Form only used for children of unwed parents.

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Adoption, Change of Name and Equity Forms

Forms of the Probate and Family Court

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DescriptionRelated Documents

Change of Name pdf format of Change of Name (CJP 27)

Revised: April 2009
Form Number: CJP27

Use to request a name change.

Instructions

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Petition for Adoption and Affidavit of Petitioner(s) pdf format of Petition for Adoption and Affidavit of Petition(s)
New: May 2014
Form Number: CJP 87

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Contempt Actions

Form

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Contempt, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint for Contempt (CJD 103)

Revised: October 2007
Form Number: CJD103

Use when a party seeks to enforce a court order or judgment.

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Divorce and Separate Support Forms

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Divorce or Annulment, Certification Vital Statistics pdf format of Divorce or Annulment, Cert Vital Statistics (R408)

Revised: Nov 2007
Form Number: R-408

Statistical Form to be filed with all Complaints/ Petitions for Divorce and/or Annulment.

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Divorce, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint for Divorce (CJD 101)

Revised: Jul 2007
Form Number: CJD101

Use when one spouse wants a divorce.

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Divorce under G.L. c.208, Section 1A, Joint Petition for pdf format of Joint Petition Divorce G.L. c.208 s1A (CJD 101A)

Revised: Oct 2007
Form Number: CJD101A

Use when both spouses want a divorce claiming irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.

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Divorce under G.L. c.208, Section 1B, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint For Divorce G.L. c. 208 Sec. 1B (CJD 101B)

Revised: Oct 2007
Form Number: CJD101B

Use when one spouse wants a divorce claiming irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.

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Separate Support, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint For Separate Support (CJD 102)

Revised: Jul 2007
Form Number: CJD102

Use when one party seeks to be legally separated from his/her spouse, but does not wish to file for divorce.

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Support Pursuant to G.L. c.209, Section 32F, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint for Support  G.L. c. 209 Sec. 32F (CJD 107)

Revised: Apr 2009
Form Number: CJD107

Use to request support and/or health insurance benefits for children, if you are living apart from your spouse.

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Domestic Relations & Family Forms

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Annulment, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint for Annulment (CJD 100)

Revised: Oct 2007
Form Number: CJD100

Use to ask Court to declare the marriage between the parties null and void.

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Birth Record, Petition to Correct pdf format of Petition for Correction of Birth Record (CJD 118)

Revised: 2007
Form Number: CJD118

Use to ask Court to correct a Birth Certificate, when the City/Town Clerk refuses to do so.

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Entertainment Contract for a Minor and Appointment of a Limited Guardian, Petition for Approval of pdf format of Petition Approval Entertain for Minor Appt Limited Gdn

Revised: Apr 2008
Form Number: CJP123

Use to ask the court to approve entertainment contract for a minor and appointment of a limited guardian to oversee the child's earnings.

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Grandparent(s) Visitation,Petition for pdf format of Petition for Grandparent(s) Visitation (CJD 105)

Revised: Apr 2009
Form Number: CJD105

Use when a grandparent seeks visitation rights with grandchildren.

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Marriage without Delay and/or Marriage of Minors pdf format of Marriage Without Delay/Marriage of Minors (CJD 430)

Revised: Jul 2007
Form Number: CJD430

Use to request waiver of the required 3 day waiting period and/or approval for minor to marry.

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Petition for Voluntary Care and Responsibility of a Child pdf format of Marriage Without Delay/Marriage of Minors (CJD 430)

Revised: Apr 2009
Form Number: CJP97

Used by Department of Children and Families to request continued placement of a child in foster care in accordance with a Voluntary Placement Agreement.

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Financial Statements and Child Support Guidelines Forms

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Child Support Guidelines Worksheet pdf format of Child Support Guidelines Worksheet (CJD 304)

Revised: Aug 1, 2013
Form Number: CJD304

File with all cases where child support is an issue.

Instructions pdf format of Completing the Child Support Guidelines Worksheet

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Child Support Findings (Deviation) Form pdf format of Child Support Findings for Deviation (CJD 305)

Revised: August 1, 2013
Form Number: CJD305

Use to overcome the presumptive application of the guidelines- See section IV of the Child Support Guidelines. 

Financial Statement

Revised: Jul 2007
Form Number: CJD301S

Must be filed in all cases where money or support is an issue and your annual income is less than $75,000.00.

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Financial Statement
Long Form pdf format of Financial Statement- Long Form (CJD 301)

Revised: Jul 2007

Must be filed in all cases where money or support is an issue and your annual income is more than $75,000.00. Instructions | Printing standards pdf format of Standards for Computed Generated Forms

Financial Statement
Schedule A pdf format of Financial Statement Schedule A (CJD 301 Schedule A)

Revised: Jul 2007
Form Number: CJD301A

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Schedule B pdf format of Financial Statement Schedule B (CJD 301 Schedule B)

Form Number: CJD301B

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Miscellaneous Forms

Form DescriptionRelated Documents

Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody pdf format of Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody (OCAJ-1 TRC IV)

Form Number: OCAJ-1

  

Case Management Conference, Request for pdf format of Request For a Case Management Conference (CJD 99)

Revised: July 2007
Form Number: CJD99

Use to request Court's assistance in narrowing issues and promoting settlement of the case.

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Judicial Review under G.L. c.119A, Section 17, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint Judicial Review G.L. c.119A, Sec 17 (CJD 310)

Revised: July 2007
Form Number: CJD310

Use when seeking judicial review of a final administrative decision of the Department of Revenue, Child Support Enforcement Division.

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Limited Issues Settlement Conference Request pdf format of Limited Issues Settlement Conference (CJD 114)

Form Number: CJD114
  Guidelines pdf format of Limited Issues Settlement Conference (LISC)

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Notice of Appearance pdf format of Notice of Appearance

Revised: September 2010
Form Number: CJP126

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Notice of Limited Appearance pdf format of Notice of Limited Appearance
Use when filing a Limited Assistance Representation (LAR) appearance in the Probate and Family Court.  Can only be used by LAR Certified Attorneys. 
Notice of Withdrawal of Limited Appearance pdf format of Notice of Withdrawal of Limited Appearance
Use when filing a withdrawal of a Limited Assistance Representation appearance in the Probate and Family Court. Can only be used by LAR Certified Attorneys. 

Military Affidavit pdf format of Military Affidavit (MPC 470)

Revised: March 2012
Form Number: MPC470

Form to be filed (1) by plaintiff in civil matter before asking court to enter a default judgment against defendant who has not entered an appearance and/or (2) if all heirs at law have not assented or filed an appearance in an estate matter.

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Motion pdf format of Motion (CJD 400)

Revised: July 2007
Form Number: CJD400

Use to request relief of a critical or emergency nature before a final judgment.

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Motion to Waive Attendance at Parent Education Program pdf format of Motion to Waive Attendance Parent Ed (CJD 444)

Revised: April 2010
Form Number: CJD444

Use to request Court's permission to waive attendance at Parent Education program.

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Uniform Counsel Certification pdf format of Uniform Counsel Certification

Revised: July 2007
Form Number: CCF

Certification that attorney discussed alternatives to litigation with clients.

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Status Inquiry Form pdf format of Status Inquiry Form for Those Awaiting Decisions
Effective:
January 2, 2014
Use to request status update when awaiting a decision that was taken under advisement (within time periods set forth in form)

Instructions pdf format of Information Sheet for Status Inquiry Form

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Joint Certification on Contested Motions/Contempts pdf format of Joint Certification on Contested Motions/Contempts

Effective: June 16, 2014
Form Number: CJD 447
  

Modifications

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Joint Petition/Motion to Change a Judgment/Temporary Order pdf format of Joint Petition/Motion Change Judg/Temp Order (CJD 124)

Revised: Jul 2007
Form Number: CJD124

Use when both parties agree to change a judgment or temporary order pursuant to Rule 412

Checklist of Required Forms pdf format of Changing Judg/Temp Order by Agree Checklist (CJD 901)

Rule 412 General Information pdf format of Changing Judg/Temp Order by Agree Gen Info (CJD 903)

Agreement to Change a Judgment/Temporary Order pdf format of Agreement to Change Judg/Temp Order (CJD 311)

New: Aug 1, 2013
Form Number: CJD311

Use when both parties agree to change a judgment or temporary order pursuant to Rule 412 

Judgment/Temporary Order on Petition/Motion to Change pdf format of Judg/Temp Order Petition/Motion to Change (CJD 446)

New: Aug 1, 2013
Form Number: CJD446
 

Use when both parties agree to change a judgment or temporary order pursuant to Rule 412 

Modification, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint for Modification (CJD 104)

Revised: Jul 2007
Form Number: CJD104

Use to request change of a court judgment.

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Modification of Alimony, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint Modification Alimony

Form Number: CJD108
 

Use when a party seeks to modify alimony.

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