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Get a copy of a will

Find out what the process is for requesting and receiving a copy of a will.

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If you're looking to get a copy of a historic will, please see find out how to access probate records

Otherwise, to get a copy of a will, you'll need to start by finding the case on MassCourts. Once you're on the website, choose "Probate and Family Court" from the drop-down "Court Department." Choose the applicable county from the drop-down "Court Division." Enter the decedent's first and last name and click "Search." 

Once you find your case, click on the case number. You'll see:

  • The complete probate docket by date
  • The name of the personal representative
  • The name of the attorney representing the personal representative
  • The name of the judge presiding over the estate

Once you find the documents you want copied, find the Probate and Family Court in the applicable county where you can request copies. 

How to get Get a copy of a will

Go to the clerk's office in the Probate and Family Court in the applicable county to find out what the procedure is for getting copies of the documents you want and how much it will cost. 

Call the clerk's office in the Probate and Family Court in the applicable county to find out what the procedure is for getting copies of the documents you want and how much it will cost.

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