Official Forms: MA Divorce and Family Law

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Massachusetts Family Law Forms

Below, please find official forms promulgated by the Probate and Family Court Department of the Massachusetts Trial Court pertaining to divorce, domestic relations and/or family law. For a complete list of Massachusetts Probate & Family Court forms, please visit the Trial Court website.

Actions Involving Unwed Parents

FormDescriptionRelated Documents
Paternity, Complaint to Establish pdf format of Complaint to Establish Paternity (CJD 106) file size 1MB

Revised: July 15, 2015
Form Number: CJD106

Use to ask Court to establish that an individual is the father of a child where the parents have never married. Parties may also request custody, support, and/or parenting orders.Instructions

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Support-Custody-Parenting Time, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint for Support Custody G.L. c. 209C (CJD 109) file size 1MB

Revised: July 15, 2015
Form Number: CJD109

Use to request custody and/or parenting time with child(ren); health insurance; prohibition from imposing any restraint on the personal liberty of plaintiff and/or child(ren). Form only used for children of unwed parents.Instructions

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Contempt Actions

FormDescriptionRelated Documents
Contempt, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint for Contempt (CJD 103) file size 1MB

Revised: July 15, 2015
Form Number: CJD103

Use when a party seeks to enforce a court order or judgment.Instructions pdf format of Ins for Complaint for Contempt

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Divorce and Separate Support Forms

FormDescriptionRelated Documents
Divorce or Annulment, Certification Vital Statistics pdf format of Divorce or Annulment, Cert Vital Statistics (R408) file size 6MB

Revised: April 2015
Form Number: R-408

Statistical Form to be filed with all Complaints/ Petitions for Divorce and/or Annulment.Instructions

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Divorce, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint for Divorce (CJD 101)

Revised: Jul 2007
Form Number: CJD101

Use when one spouse wants a divorce.Instructions

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Divorce under G.L. c.208, Section 1A, Joint Petition for pdf format of Joint Petition Divorce G.L. c.208 s1A (CJD 101A)

Revised: Oct 2007
Form Number: CJD101A

Use when both spouses want a divorce claiming irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.Instructions

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Divorce under G.L. c.208, Section 1B, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint For Divorce G.L. c. 208 Sec. 1B (CJD 101B)

Revised: Oct 2007
Form Number: CJD101B

Use when one spouse wants a divorce claiming irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.Instructions

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Separate Support, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint For Separate Support (CJD 102)

Revised: Jul 2007
Form Number: CJD102

Use when one party seeks to be legally separated from his/her spouse, but does not wish to file for divorce.Instructions

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Support Pursuant to G.L. c.209, Section 32F, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint for Support G.L. c. 209 Sec. 32F (CJD 107) file size 1MB

Revised: Apr 2009
Form Number: CJD107

Use to request support and/or health insurance benefits for children, if you are living apart from your spouse.Instructions

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Domestic Relations & Family Law Forms

FormDescriptionRelated Documents
Annulment, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint for Annulment (CJD 100)

Revised: Oct 2007
Form Number: CJD100

Use to ask Court to declare the marriage between the parties null and void.Instructions

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Birth Record, Petition to Correct pdf format of Petition for Correction of Birth Record (CJD 118)

Revised: 2007
Form Number: CJD118

Use to ask Court to correct a Birth Certificate, when the City/Town Clerk refuses to do so.Instructions

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Entertainment Contract for a Minor and Appointment of a Limited Guardian, Petition for Approval of pdf format of Petition Approval Entertain for Minor Appt Limited Gdn file size 1MB

Revised: Apr 2008
Form Number: CJP123

Use to ask the court to approve entertainment contract for a minor and appointment of a limited guardian to oversee the child’s earnings.Instructions

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Grandparent(s) Visitation,Petition for pdf format of Petition for Grandparent(s) Visitation (CJD 105) file size 1MB

Revised: Apr 2009
Form Number: CJD105

Use when a grandparent seeks visitation rights with grandchildren.Instructions

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Marriage without Delay and/or Marriage of Minors pdf format of Marriage Without Delay/Marriage of Minors (CJD 430)

Revised: Jul 2007
Form Number: CJD430

Use to request waiver of the required 3 day waiting period and/or approval for minor to marry.Instructions

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Petition for Voluntary Care and Responsibility of a Child pdf format of Marriage Without Delay/Marriage of Minors (CJD 430)

Revised: Apr 2009
Form Number: CJP97

Used by Department of Children and Families to request continued placement of a child in foster care in accordance with a Voluntary Placement Agreement.Instructions

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Financial Statements & Child Support Guidelines Forms

FormDescriptionRelated Documents
Child Support Guidelines Worksheet pdf format of Child Support Guidelines Worksheet (CJD 304) file size 1MB

Revised: Aug 1, 2013
Form Number: CJD304

File with all cases where child support is an issue.Instructions pdf format of Completing the Child Support Guidelines Worksheet

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Child Support Findings (Deviation) Form pdf format of Child Support Findings for Deviation (CJD 305) file size 1MB

Revised: August 1, 2013
Form Number: CJD305

Use to overcome the presumptive application of the guidelines- See section IV of the Child Support Guidelines.
Financial Statement

Revised: Jul 2007
Form Number: CJD301S

Must be filed in all cases where money or support is an issue and your annual income is less than $75,000.00.Instructions

Instructions in Spanish pdf format of Financial Statement Ins Spanish
Instructions in Portuguese pdf format of Financial Statement Ins Portuguese

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Financial Statement
Long Form pdf format of Financial Statement- Long Form (CJD 301) file size 1MBRevised: Jul 2007
Must be filed in all cases where money or support is an issue and your annual income is more than $75,000.00.Instructions

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Schedule A pdf format of Financial Statement Schedule A (CJD 301 Schedule A) Revised: Apr 2007
Form Number: CJD301ATo be completed in addition to Financial Statement if you receive self employment or business income.Printing standards pdf format of Standards for Computed Generated Forms Financial Statement
Schedule B pdf format of Financial Statement Schedule B (CJD 301 Schedule B) Revised: Apr 2007
Form Number: CJD301BTo be completed in addition to Financial Statement if you receive rent from income producing property.Printing standards pdf format of Standards for Computed Generated Forms

Modifications

FormDescriptionRelated Documents
Joint Petition/Motion to Change a Judgment/Temporary Order pdf format of Joint Petition/Motion Change Judg/Temp Order (CJD 124) file size 1MB

Revised: Jul 2007
Form Number: CJD124

Use when both parties agree to change a judgment or temporary order pursuant to Rule 412Checklist of Required Forms pdf format of Changing Judg/Temp Order by Agree Checklist (CJD 901)

Rule 412 General Information pdf format of Changing Judg/Temp Order by Agree Gen Info (CJD 903)

Agreement to Change a Judgment/Temporary Order pdf format of Agreement to Change Judg/Temp Order (CJD 311) file size 2MB

New: Aug 1, 2013
Form Number: CJD311

Use when both parties agree to change a judgment or temporary order pursuant to Rule 412
Judgment/Temporary Order on Petition/Motion to Change pdf format of Judg/Temp Order Petition/Motion to Change (CJD 446)

New: Aug 1, 2013
Form Number: CJD446

Use when both parties agree to change a judgment or temporary order pursuant to Rule 412
Modification, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint for Modification (CJD 104)

Revised: Jul 2007
Form Number: CJD104

Use to request change of a court judgment.Instructions

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Modification of Alimony, Complaint for pdf format of Complaint Modification Alimony

Form Number: CJD108

Use when a party seeks to modify alimony.Instructions

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Forms Last updated: 12/6/2015

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