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)

See Uniform Schedule of Fees for applicable fees.

Service of complaint on defendant is to be made in accordance with Massachusetts Rules of Domestic Relations Procedure Rule 4

Financial Statements

See Uniform Probate Court Practice XXX pdf format of Rules About Filing Financial Statements
and Supplemental Probate Court Rule 401 (Repealed effective January 2, 2012)

Short form pdf format of Financial Statement- Short Form (CJD 301s)
file size 1MB | Instructions


Long form pdf format of Financial Statement- Long Form (CJD 301)
file size 1MB | Instructions

Child Support Guidelines Worksheet

Child Support Guidelines Worksheet if support for child(ren) requested.

Form pdf format of Child Support Guidelines Worksheet (CJD 304)
| Instructions pdf format of Completing the Child Support Guidelines Worksheet

Uniform Counsel Certification

Attorneys are required to file Uniform Counsel Certification

Form pdf format of Uniform Counsel Certification
| Instructions

Click here pdf format of Ins Complaint Separate Support
to print in PDF format