Hampshire County Probate

and Family Court

 

 

Michael J. Carey

Register of Probate

 

 
33 King Street, Northhampton, MA 01060

Telephone Number (413) 586-8500

Open: 8:00 to 4:30 Monday through Friday

 

33 King Street, Northhampton, MA 01060

Telephone Number (413) 586-8500

Open: 8:00 to 4:30 Monday through Friday

Hampshire County Probate

and Family Court

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

The following is a list of available forms for cases.  It is highly recommended that potential litigants consider seeking the advice of an attorney before filing any of the forms below.

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Forms Available (PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY)

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General Forms
 
Motions, Affidavits and Proposed Order
 
Hampshire County Probate and Family Court
 
Guardianship of Minor Forms
Guardianship for Mentally Retarded, Mental Illness, Physically Incapacitated or Illness Forms
Conservatorship Forms
 
Domestic Relations Forms
    Complaints and Petitions - Divorce and Separate Support (Includes Contempt and Modification)
    Other Domestic Relation Forms for Divorce and Separate Support
    Specialized Forms for Domestic Relations
 
Modification Forms
 
Paternity Forms
 
NEW Probate Forms NEW MUPC Forms
 
Adoption Forms
 
Change of Name Forms
 
Probation Department Forms
 
Specialized Forms - Please check this section out  - This includes Accounts, Resignations, Special Administrations, and many more
 
Sale of Real Estate Forms

 

 

 

General Forms (Updated 6/25/09)

No. Name of Form Instructions
CJ-P 126 Appearance Appearance form
CCF Uniform Counsel Certification Form Revised July, 2007 Must be filed by all attorneys in most actions. 
CJ-D 99 Request for Case Management Conference Revised July, 2007  Form used to request the court's assistance in narrowing issues and promoting settlement of the case. You MUST use bonded, acid free paper
  Instructions for Affidavit of Indigency Revised July, 2007 Instruction Sheet
  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. 
  Supplemental 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. 
   Inmate Affidavit Revised July, 2007 Must be filed with the Affidavit of Indigency above.

 

Temporary Order on Agreement of the parties - updated 2-2010

Page 2 - Agreement for Temporary Order if needed

 

Form MUST be printed on bonded, acid free paper. 

Page 2 MUST accompany the Temporary Order on Agreement of the Parties.

  Attachment A to Temporary Order on Agreement of the parties - Drug/Alcohol Testing Form MUST accompany the Temporary Order on Agreement of the parties.  Form MUST be printed on bonded, acid free paper. 
  Agreement of the Parties for Case Management (3 pages) and Order Form MUST be printed on bonded, acid free paper.  Must print all three pages.
  Notice of Voluntary Dismissal - Rule 41(a) (1) (i) Form MUST be printed on bonded, acid free paper. 
  Stipulation of  Dismissal - Rule 41(a) (1) (i) Form MUST be printed on bonded, acid free paper. 
CJP97 Petition for Voluntary Care and Responsibility of a Minor Child Used by Department of Children and Families to request continued placement of a child in foster care in accordance with a Voluntary Placement Agreement

 

 

 

Motions, Affidavits and Order (Updated 6/24/09)

No: Name of Form Instructions
CJ-D 400  Motion Form Revised July, 2007  You MUST use bonded, acid free 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. 
  Proposed Order This MUST be filed with all motions, except the Motion for Alternate Service.  Order MUST be printed on bonded, acid-free paper.
  Motion to Appear by Telephone Motion to use if it is a hardship to appear in person.  Person must state the reason.

 

 

 

 

Guardianship Forms for Mentally Retarded, Mental Illness, Physically Incapacitated or Illness

Conservatorship Forms

Guardianship of Minor Forms

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PROBATION DEPARTMENT

Probation Department Forms

No: Name of Form Instructions
  Intake Form - Rev. 10/7/08 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.

 

 

Probate Department Forms

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

NEW PROBATE FORMS TO BE USED ON OR AFTER MARCH 31, 2012

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Probate Department Forms 

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Forms for Domestic Relations Department

Complaints and Petitions - Divorce/Separate Support (Updated 6/28/09)

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Divorce Separate Support Paternity
Domestic Abuse Child Support Mediation

 

No: Name of Form Instructions
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. The Second page should be printed on the back of the first page.
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 parties request a Divorce under irretrievable breakdown.  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 Complaint 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 114 Joint Petition for Modification of Child Support Judgment - Revised July, 2007

 

Form to be used when both parties agree to change a Judgment on child support.  Must be printed on bonded, acid-free paper.
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. 
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.

 

Domestic Relations Other Forms (Updated 6/28/09)

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Divorce Separate Support Paternity
Domestic Abuse Child Support Mediation

 

   

No: Name of Form Instructions
OCAJ-1 TCR IV  Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody Procedure Must be filed with all petitions/complaints wherein custody is an issue
  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
  Child Support Guidelines Worksheet This MUST be printed on bonded, acid free papaer.
  Child Support Guidelines Informational
  Child Support Chart Informational
R-408 R-408 Revised July, 2007 Statistic Record which must be filed in all Divorces or Annulments
  Motion to Appear by Telephone Motion to use if it is a hardship to appear in person.  Person must state the reason.
CJ-D 301S Financial Statement Short Form - Revised July, 2007 Financial Statements must be filed in all cases where money is an issue.  Please use this form if your income is under $75,000 per year.  (Go to specialized forms if your income is over $75,000) This MUST be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
CJ-D 301L Long Form Financial Statement Revised July, 2007 Financial Statements must be filed in all cases where money is an issue.  Please use this form if your income is over $75,000 per year.  (Go to general  forms if your income is under $75,000) This MUST be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
CJ-D301 Schedule A Schedule A Revised July, 2007 To be completed in addition to Financial Statement if you receive self-employment or business income. Please use bonded, acid free paper
CJ-D301 Schedule B Schedule B  Revised July, 2007 To be completed in addition to Financial Statement if you receive rent from income producing property. Please use bonded, acid free paper

 

Modification Forms

CJD-124 Joint petition/Motion to Change a Judgment/Temporary Order Use when both parties agree to change a judgment or temporary order pursuant to Rule 412
CJD-311 Agreement to Change a Judgment/Temporary Order Use when both parties agree to change a judgment or temporary order pursuant to Rule 412
CJD-446 Judgment/Temporary Order of Petition/Motion to Change Use when both parties agree to change a judgment or temporary order pursuant to Rule 412
CJD-104 Complaint for Modification Use to request change of a court judgment
CJD-108 Complaint for Modification of Alimony Use when a party seeks to modify alimony

 

 

 

Paternity Forms

 

Paternity Forms (Updated 7/23/09)

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No: Name of Form Instructions
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 to Establish 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.
  Affidavit of Nonpaternity You should print the second page on the back of the first page and use bonded, acid free paper.
  Affidavit of Filing of Certified Copy of Child Custody Must be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
  State of Information Required for Amendment of Birth Record Form must be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
  Voluntary Acknowledgement of Parentage This Stipulation MUST be printed on yellow paper, and the SECOND page MUST BE printed on the back of the first page.  Parents MUST read and initial the second page before it can be accepted for filing.
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
  Child Support Guidelines Worksheet This MUST be printed on bonded, acid free papaer.
  Child Support Guidelines Informational
  Child Support Chart Informational
CJ-D 301S Financial Statement Short Form - Revised July, 2007 Financial Statements must be filed in all cases where money is an issue.  Please use this form if your income is under $75,000 per year.  (Go to specialized forms if your income is over $75,000) This MUST be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
CJ-D 301L Long Form Financial Statement Revised July, 2007 Financial Statements must be filed in all cases where money is an issue.  Please use this form if your income is over $75,000 per year.  (Go to general  forms if your income is under $75,000) This MUST be printed on bonded, acid free paper.
CJ-D301 Schedule A Schedule A Revised July, 2007 To be completed in addition to Financial Statement if you receive self-employment or business income. Please use bonded, acid free paper
CJ-D301 Schedule B Schedule B  Revised July, 2007 To be completed in addition to Financial Statement if you receive rent from income producing property. Please use bonded, acid free paper

 

 

Adoption Forms

 

Adoption Forms (Updated 6/1/09)

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No: Name of Form Instructions
CJ-P-85 Adoption Surrender
CJ-P-87 Petition for Adoption
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
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
CJD-118 Petition to correct a Birth Certificate Revised July, 2007 To ask the Court to correct a Birth Certificate, when the City/Town Clerk refuses to do so.  Form must be printed on bonded, acid free paper. 
CP-2 Request for Record Information  
OAS: 300 Federal & Central Registers of Missing Children Search Request Form must be printed on bonded, acid free paper. 

 

 

 

Change of Name Forms

 

Change of Name Forms (Updated 6/28/09)

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No: Name of Form Instructions
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.
OCAJ-1 TCR IV Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody Procedure Must be filed with all petitions/complaints wherein custody is an issue
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
CP-2 Request for Record Information  

 

 

If you do not find your form listed above, please click here for specialized forms.  Please note that if any of the forms listed in this section are needed, potential litigants should seek the advise of an attorney before proceeding. 

 

    

 

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