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General Forms (Updated 6/30/09)

NO: Type of Form Instructions and Use of Form
CJ-D 99 Request for Case Management Conference - Revised July 2007 This form is needed to request a court date
  Request for Assignment form for Contempts Only This form is needed to request a court date for a Contempt Hearing
  Request for Assignment - for Rogers Guardianships This form is needed to request a court date for Rogers Guardianships
1.06 Request for Copies This form is used to request copies of court documents
1.04 Request for Interpreter Services If you need an interpreter or if you are hard of hearing, you can request an Interpreter or an translator.  Please fill out and submit this form at least one month before coming to court.
  Stipulation of the Parties For short agreements. 
CJ-P 126 Appearance Appearance form
CCF Uniform Counsel Certification Form - Revised July 2007 Must be filed by all attorneys in most actions.  Must be printed on bonded, acid free paper. 
  Public Assistance Affidavit Must be filed with all petitions/complaints regarding children
  Instructions for Affidavit of Indigency -Revised July 2007 Downloadable instructions for filing the Affidavit of Indigency
  Affidavit of Indigency  - Revised July 2007 Form should be filed for any waiver of fees, in accordance with the M.G.L. C. 261, s. 27 A-G.  MUST be printed on bonded, acid free paper.  The second page should be printed on the back of the first page.  
  Supplement to Affidavit of Indigency - Revised July 2007 Form MUST be printed on bonded, acid free paper.  This form needs to be filed if the applicant has checked "C" in the Affidavit of Indigency above.  Second page should be printed on the back of the first page
  Inmate Affidavit -  Revised July 2007 To be filed in accordance with M.G.L. C. 261, s 27A and 29.  Form MUST be printed on white bonded, acid free paper.   This form MUST be filed with the Affidavit of Indigency.
CJD-114 Request for Limited Issues Settlement Conference Form MUST be printed on white bonded, acid free paper. 

 

Motions, Affidavits and Proposed Order  (Updated 6/30/09)

NO: Type of Form Instructions and Use of Form
CJ-D 400  Motion - Revised July 2007 You must use bonded paper.
  Motion for Counsel fees Pendente Lite This form is used if you are requesting an order for your spouse to help pay for an attorney to represent you in your divorce action.  Instructions included in this form. 
  Motion to exempt from Parent Education Classes You must print both pages of the motion.  The second page MUST BE PRINTED on the back of the first page and you MUST use bonded, acid free paper.
  Motion to Impound Address If you file this motion, you MUST also file an Appointment of Agent (Domestic Relations) form also.  You must print both pages of the motion.  The second page MUST BE PRINTED on the back of the first page and you MUST use bonded, acid free paper.
  Appointment of Agent MUST be filed with Motion to Impound Address.
  Affidavit in support of motion to Impound MUST be filed with Motion to Impound Address.
  Motion for Alternate Service by Publication and Mailing Motions for Alternate Service do not require a certificate of service (page two of the motion).  Also, you are not required to file a proposed order with this motion.  Motion MUST be printed on bonded, acid-free paper.
  Affidavit in support of Motion for Alternate Service MUST be filed with Motion for Alternate Service
  Motion for City/Town Clerk to Release a Copy of the Child's Birth Certificate If you file this motion, you MUST also file an Affidavit in Support of said motion. Motion MUST be printed on bonded, acid-free paper.
  Affidavit in support of Motion to Release a Copy of Birth Certificate MUST be filed with Motion to Release a Copy of Birth Certificate
  General Affidavit To be filed if needed with motions
  Emergency Affidavit To be filed with emergency motions
  Proposed Order  This MUST be filed with all motions, except the Motion for Alternate Service.  Order MUST be printed on bonded, acid-free paper.

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Probation Department Forms (Updated 6/30/09)

NO: Type of Form Instructions and Use of Form
  Intake Report  Updated 6/30/09 For any case that is required to be mediated by the Family Service Office (Probation Department) this form must be filled out.  This form MUST be printed on blue, bonded, acid free paper.

 

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

Complaints (Updated 6/30/09)

NO: Type of Form Instructions and Use of Form
CJ-D 100 Complaint for Annulment - Revised July 2007 Form to use for an annulment of the marriage.  This should be printed on bonded, acid free paper. T
CJ-D 101 Complaint for Divorce - Revised July 2007 Form to use when filing for a Divorce.  Form must be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
CJ-D 101A Joint Petition for Divorce - Revised July 2007 Form to use when both parties agree to a Divorce.   Form must be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
CJ-D 101B Complaint for Divorce Under G.L. c. 208, Section 1B - Revised July 2007 Form to use when filing for a Divorce.  Form must be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
CJ-D-102 Complaint for Separate Support - Revised July 2007 Form to be used for Support of spouse and Minor Children.  Must be printed on bonded, acid-free paper
CJ-D 103 Complaint for Contempt - Revised July 2007 Form to use when a party is ordered to do something and they have not complied with the order or judgment.  This should be printed on bonded, acid free paper. 
CJ-D 104 Complaint for Modification - Revised July 2007 Form to modify a judgment.  This should be printed on bonded, acid free paper. 
CJ-D 105 Petition for Grandparent Visitation - Revised July 2007 Form to use for grandparent visitation.  Please note there must be an adjudication of the father if the parents of the child were never married.  Form must be printed on bonded, acid free paper. 
CJ-D 107 Complaint for Support - Pursuant to G.L. c. 209, Sec. 32F  - Revised July 2007 Form for Support of Minor Children only.  Must be printed on bonded, acid-free paper.
CJ-D 114 Joint Petition for Modification for Child Support - Revised July 2007 Form to be used when both parties agree to a modification of a Child Support Judgment.  Must be printed on bonded, acid-free paper.
R-408 R-408 - Statistical Form Form to be used in all domestic relations matters.  Must be printed on bonded, acid-free paper.
CJ-D 118 Petition for Correction of Birth Record  
CJ-D 310 Complaint for Judicial Review - Revised July 2007 Complaint for Judicial Review regarding support.  The formal notice from Department of Revenue pertaining to support must accompany the Complaint.  This form must be printed on bonded, acid free paper. 

Domestic Relations Other Forms (Updated 7/14/09)

CJ-D 103 Complaint for Contempt Form to file if a party fails to comply with the terms of an order.   Click here for more information regarding Contempt in our self-help center. 
CJ-D 104 Complaint for Modification Form to file if circumstances have changed and you want to modify a Judgment.  Click here for more information regarding Modification in our self-help center.
CJ-D 430 Marriage without Delay - Marriage of Minor - Revised July 2007 Form to be used for both the Marriage without Delay and for Marriage of Minor.  Form must be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
  Public Assistance Affidavit Must be filed with all petitions/complaints regarding children
OCAJ-1 TCR IV Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody Procedure Must be filed with all petitions/complaints wherein custody is an issue
  Page 2 - Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody - Confidential Address Form Must be filed with the Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody if your address is to be kept confidential
  Affidavit of Irretrievable Breakdown Must be filed with a Joint Petition.  This form must be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
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Appointment of Agent (for Domestic Relations Cases) This form must be filed if a person has his/her address impounded.  Form must be printed on bonded, acid-free paper.
CJ-D 304 Child Support Guidelines Worksheet -    Form must be printed on bonded, acid-free paper.
  Child Support Guidelines Information Information
  Child Support Charts Information
CJ-D 301S Financial Statement - Short Form Financial Statements must be filed in all cases where money is an issue.
CJ-D 301L Financial Statement Long Form - Revised July 2007 Financial Statements must be filed in all cases where money is an issue and your income is over $75,000.00
CJ-D 301L Schedule A Schedule A If needed to be filed with Financial Statement
CJ-D 301L Schedule B Schedule B If needed to be filed with financial Statement
  Affidavit of Filing Certified Copy of Child Custody Judgment Form to be used when there is a Judgment of Custody in another state and the child now resides in the Commonwealth.  This form needs to be accompanied by the Judgment from another state.  In accordance with M.G.L. C. 209B
  Stipulation of Dismissal (Rule 41(a)(1)(ii) Form to use if BOTH PARTIES agree to dismiss the action filed.  Both parties MUST sign. 
  Notice of Voluntary Dismissal (Rule 41(a)(1)(i) Form to use if you have filed a proceeding and wish to Voluntarily Dismiss it.  This can only be filed by the Plaintiff or Petitioner. (person who initially filed the action)

 

 

Probate Department Forms ( Forms found as Massachusetts Trial Court - Probate Division. Click here for New Probate Forms)

NO: Type of Form Instructions and Use of Form
CJ-D 118 Petition for Correction of Birth Record  
CJ-P 123 Petition for Approval of Entertainment Contract for a Minor and Appointment of a Limited Guardian
 
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Paternity Forms (Updated 7/7/09)

NO: Type of Form Instructions and Use of Form
CJ-D 106 Paternity Complaint - Revised July 2007 You must file a separate complaint for each child.  Complaint for establishment of paternity, support and custody of minor children.  To be filed in cases where the parents of the child are not married to each other.  This form must be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
CJ-D 109 Complaint for Support, Custody and Visitation - Revised July 2007 This is to be filed on cases where paternity has been established, and the parents of the child are not married to each other.  You must file one complaint for each child.  This should be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
  Complaint for Paternity-In-Equity Form to use by Biological Father when mother was married at time of child's birth and her husband was named father on Birth Certificate.  This form must be printed on bonded, acid free paper and the second page MUST be printed on the back of the first page.  Refer to M.G.L. C. 215 Sec. 6.
OCAJ-1 TCR IV Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody Procedure Must be filed with all petitions/complaints wherein custody is an issue
  Page 2 - Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody - Confidential Address Form Must be filed with the Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody if your address is to be kept confidential
  Public Assistance Affidavit Must be filed with all petitions/complaints regarding children
CJ-D 304 Child Support Guidelines Worksheet -  Revised July 2007  Form must be printed on bonded, acid-free paper.
CJ-D 301S Financial Statement Short Form - Revised July 2007 Financial Statements must be filed in all cases where money is an issue and your income is under $75,000.00
  Motion for City/Town Clerk to Release a Copy of the Child's Birth Certificate If you file this motion, you MUST also file an Affidavit in Support of said motion. Motion MUST be printed on bonded, acid-free paper.
  Affidavit in support of Motion to Release a Copy of Birth Certificate MUST be filed with Motion to Release a Copy of Birth Certificate
  Voluntary Acknowledgement of Parentage You should print the second page on the back of the first page and use bonded, acid free paper
  Affidavit of Nonpaternity You should print the second page on the back of the first page and use bonded, acid free paper.
  Statement of Information Required for Amendment of Birth Record This form MUST be filed to add or change the name of the father listed on the birth record.  The form MUST be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
  Motion for City/Town Clerk to Release a Copy of the Child's Birth Certificate Form to use only if the Father is not listed on the Birth Certificate and City Town Clerk will not release it to him.  If you file this motion, you MUST also file an Affidavit in Support of said motion. Motion MUST be printed on bonded, acid-free paper.
  Affidavit in support of Motion to Release a Copy of Birth Certificate MUST be filed with Motion to Release a Copy of Birth Certificate
  Affidavit of Filing a Certified Copy of Child Custody Judgment Pursuant to M.G.L. C. 209B Must be printed on bonded, acid free paper.

 

Adoption Forms (Updated 7/1/09)

NO: Type of Form Instructions and Use of Form
  Instructions for Filing an Adoption General Instruction Sheet.  Print this sheet out first which will explain the procedure for Adoption.  All forms MUST be printed on bonded acid-free paper.  If a form has more than one page, the second page MUST be printed on the back of the first.
CJ-P-85 Adoption Surrender  
CJ-P-87 Petition for Adoption To Petition the Court for Adoption.  Must be printed on bonded paper, acid free paper.
CJ-P-96 Affidavit of Petitioner for Adoption  
OCAJ-1 TCR IV Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody Procedure Must be filed with all petitions/complaints wherein custody is an issue
  Page 2 - Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody - Confidential Address Form Must be filed with the Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody if your address is to be kept confidential
OAS: 300 Federal & Central Registers of Missing Children Search Request Form must be printed on bonded, acid free paper. 
CP-2 Request for Record Information Must be completed for EACH petitioner.
 CJ-D 118 Petition to Correct a Birth Record Revised July 2007  

 

Change of Name Forms (Updated 7/1/09)

 

NO: Type of Form Instructions and Use of Form
CJ-P27 Petition for Change of Name - Revised July 2007 Petition to be used for name change.  Must be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
CP-2 Request for Record Information You must file this for EACH Petitioner requesting a name change.  
OCAJ-1 TCR IV Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody Procedure Must be filed with all petitions/complaints wherein custody is an issue
  Page 2 - Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody - Confidential Address Form Must be filed with the Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody if your address is to be kept confidential