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Thursday, Mar. 29, 2012
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Highly Anticipated Probate Code to go into effect March 31, 2012

Attend MUPC Basics: An overview of the New Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code on April 27

The Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code takes effect on March 31, 2012. The bill that is going into effect was the version previously enacted and does not include proposed technical changes, the Uniform Trust Code and the revised filing fee schedule, which are pending before the Legislature. To view the MUPC, click here.

MUPC Probate and Estate forms are currently available on the Probate and Family Court website and will be accepted beginning April 2, 2012. Please see the Probate and Family Court website to access forms and the procedural manual.

If you are looking for a comprehensive overview of the new MUPC, attend the MBA's day-long CLE on April 27, MUPC Basics: An overview of the New Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code.

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