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Everything you need to know about the Mass. Uniform Probate Code
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Divorce is the legal process you follow to end your marriage.
Parents getting divorced must attend a parent education program
Everyone has the right to use a name they choose as long as it isn’t done in fraud or for illegal reasons.
Find information on the process of transferring property and ownership after someone has died.
There are a variety of resources available for litigants seeking legal guidance and professionals offering services.
Alimony is court-ordered support paid by one spouse to the other for a period of time after a divorce.
An annulment is when the court declares that you were never legally married.
Learn more about the process of filing for, changing, and requesting child support, as well as the guidelines that determine child support.
Learn about the types of child custody and parenting time orders, who can file for child custody, and how to file or change child custody orders.
Court forms and procedures regarding trusts
The abuse prevention law (Chapter 209A) is designed to protect victims from abuse.
The abuse prevention law (Chapter 209A) is there to protect you against someone who is abusing you.
Learn about who can become a guardian of an incapacitated person and what the guardianship process is like.
Learn about who can can become a guardian of a minor and what the guardianship process is like.
A Rogers guardian is a guardian who can make decisions about treatment of a person with mental illness that is considered “extraordinary” medical treatment. Find out how the guardianship works and how to file for a Rogers guardianship.
Financial statements are used to help people in family law cases understand their financial situations.
Various fees are charged depending on procedures you file in specific courts.
The Massachusetts Trial Court offers alternative dispute resolution to assist parties in a settling cases without the need for trial.
Learn more about our accessibility policies and aids within the Courts.
The Trial Court receives close to a million filings a year. The data collected allows for continuous improvements across the Court System.
Learn how to request an audio recording of a court proceeding.