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News Public Notice Regarding Destruction of Records

1/15/2020
  • Probate and Family Court

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
TRIAL COURT
PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT DEPARTMENT
DUKES DIVISION

It is proposed that, in accordance with the provisions of Supreme Judicial Court Rule 1:11, the following documents that are currently in the possession of the Dukes Probate and Family Court will be destroyed commencing March 15, 2020:

Financial Statements and Guardian ad Litem reports for cases filed between December 31, 1899 and January 1, 2000.

Only parties to the case or attorneys of record may contact Register Daphne DeVries regarding the destruction of the records. All contact must be made by February 28, 2020.

Register Daphne DeVries can be reached by e-mail at daphne.devries@jud.state.ma.us at the Dukes Probate and Family Court, 81 Main Street, P.O. Box 237, Edgrutown, MA 02539.

Daphne DeVries, Register of Probate
Hon. Peter Smola, First Justice of the Dukes Division
Hon. John D. Casey, Chief Justice of the Probate and Family Court

January 15, 2020

Probate and Family Court 

The Probate and Family Court Department handles matters involving families and children, like divorce, child support, and wills.
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