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Probate and Family Court Notice of Informal Probate (MPC 550)

Informal probate is an administrative probate proceeding that can be a faster process if you meet all the requirements.

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Notice of Informal Probate (MPC 550)

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Instructions

See File an informal probate for an estate for information on what you need to do.

Additional forms that may be needed

See File an informal probate for an estate for information on all the forms required.

Alternative form

Most users should use Notice of Informal Probate (MPC 550).

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 will not open in most browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, etc.). It must be downloaded and opened with Adobe Acrobat 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 matthew.abraham@jud.state.ma.us.

If you are unable to reach your local court, please contact the Trial Court Help Line

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