Probate and Family Court Joint Agreement to Participate in Early Case Settlement Process (CJD 451)

A form for both parties in divorce, divorce modification or separate support cases to use to voluntarily request to participate in the Early Case Settlement Process. It must be filed within 60 days of filing the initial complaint.

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Alternative form

Most users should use Joint Agreement to Participate in Early Case Settlement Process (CJD 451).

If you need to save a partially filled-out form, you may choose to use the alternative form:

This version of the form allows you to save a partially filled-out form to finish later or for re-use. This form must be downloaded and opened with Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer.

For instructions on how to open, see What to do if you can't open court PDFs.

For more information or assistance

For assistance, please email pfcquestions@jud.state.ma.us.

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