File with this complaint form
- Certified copy of civil marriage certificate.
- R-408 - Certificate of Absolute Divorce or Annulment Statistical Information form. (See G.L. c.208, Section 6B) Please complete items #1 through #10B. Please type or write neatly. Do not leave fields blank. If the field cannot be completed (e.g. number of prior marriages is unknown), place dashes ("---") in the field to indicate it is deliberately left blank.
- Affidavit of Care and Custody if parties have children together (form available at the courthouse).
See the Probate and Family Court filing fees for applicable filing fees.
Service of complaint
Service of complaint on defendant is to be made in accordance with Massachusetts Rules of Domestic Relations Procedure Rule 4
Child Support Guidelines Worksheet
Complete the Child Support Guidelines Worksheet if support for child(ren) is requested.
Uniform Counsel Certification
Attorneys are required to file a Uniform Counsel Certification.