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Find information on family law issues, including adoption, alimony, annulment, child custody, child requiring assistance (CRA), child support, divorce, and separate support.
Divorce is the legal process you follow to end your marriage.
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.
Learn more about the process of filing for, changing, and requesting child support, as well as the guidelines that determine child support.
By understanding the adoption process in the Massachusetts Court System, you'll have the tools you need to bring a new member into your family.
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.
Find out what will happen in court, who may be involved, and what your rights are as a parent, legal guardian, or custodian in a Child Requiring Assistance (CRA) case.
Find forms for proceedings in the Probate and Family Court.
Find fees, calendars, guidance, and more for proceedings in the Probate and Family Court.
Find out how to get support for yourself or your children during legal separation.
Rights and resources: The Answer Book
Parents getting divorced must attend a parent education program
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