Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012
News from the courts
New and revised G.L. c. 209A forms effective Jan. 17
The new and revised forms promulgated for use in G.L. c. 209A
cases took effect on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
A revised Guide to Completing G.L. c. 209A Forms has been
Printed forms have been sent to all divisions of the four Trial
Court Departments with jurisdiction over G.L. c. 209A cases. Other
forms are downloaded from the Trial Court intranet and printed for
Revised forms have also been sent to police departments across the
state for use with the judicial response system.
The Trial Court web site includes:
- Complete set of forms used in G.L. c.209A cases;
- Revised Guide to Completing G.L. c.209A Forms;
- Highlights of revisions to existing forms and descriptions of
new forms; and
- Guidelines for Judicial Practice: Abuse Prevention
Proceedings (revised September 2011) and the Highlights of
the September 2011 Revisions.