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Thursday, Jul. 2, 2009
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Probate and Family Court announces changes

The Probate and Family Court announces changes to the Massachusetts Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Appellate Procedure, Trial Court Rules, Rules of the Superior Court, and the General Rules of the Probate Court. In addition, the Probate and Family Court announces changes to the Uniform Practices of Probate Courts of Massachusetts, as well as changes and additions to the standing orders of the Probate and Family Court.

These changes were recommended by the MUPC Implementation Committee's Article V Working Group, circulated for comment, approved by Chief Justice Paula M. Carey, and were recently approved and promulgated by the Supreme Judicial Court and Chief Justice for Administration and Management Robert A. Mulligan. The changes are effective July 1, 2009.

  • Click here to view the Rules of Civil Procedure;
  • Click here to view the Rules of Appellate Procedure;
  • Click here to view the Trial Court rules;
  • Click here to view the Superior Court Rule 51;
  • Click here to view the Rules of Domestic Relations and General Rules of Probate Court;
  • Click here to view the uniform practices; and
  • Click here to view the standing orders.

 

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