Governing Laws

G.L. c.208, s.28 : Children; care, custody and maintenance; child support obligations; provisions for education and health insurance

G.L. c.208, s.28A : Temporary care; custody and maintenance of minor children

G.L. c.208, s.29 : Minor children; foreign divorces; care and custody

G.L. c.209B : Child custody jurisdiction act

G.L. c.209C : Children born out of wedlock  

Information from the law libraries:

Mass. Law About Child Custody  

Mass. Law About Modifications of Divorce, Child Support and other Family Law Judgments and Orders