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Below is a list of court forms, downloadable brochures and informational pamphlets that we have provided for your benefit.  We offer some forms which you may fill out on-line.  However, the applicant still needs to print out the form, sign it and then submit it to Plymouth County Probate and Family Court.  

All forms are offered in Acrobat Reader.  If you do not have Acrobat Reader, please click on the link below to download free.  If you would like a list of the Court forms that are available on this site, for a printable reference, please click that link below.

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Printable List of Court Forms for Reference


Before using the forms and informational pamphlets listed below,  please take a moment to look at Practice XXXIII, Standards for Computer Generated Forms (link provided) from the Uniform Practices of Probate Court.  

Also, for your convenience, we have included color graphics for the color specific to certain forms.  Please make sure if the form states that it must be a certain color, you check with our color graphics here.   (CLICK FOR COLOR GRAPHICS)


Forms are available according to groups.  Click on a group below and see what forms are available. 

General Court Forms - Includes Request for Assignments, Stipulations, Uniform Counsel Forms, Appearances and Affidavits
Motions, Emergency Affidavit and Proposed Order - Includes Motions for Alternate Service and Emergency Motion
Different types of Complaints - Includes Judicial Reviews, Grandparent Visitation, Contempts and Modifications
Guardianship of Minor - Complaint, Motion for Temporary Guardianship and Affidavits
Domestic Relations Forms - Includes Divorce Complaints, Petitions,  Affidavits and Financials
Paternity Forms - Includes Complaints, Affidavits and Financials
Probation Forms - Includes the Intake Form
Probate Forms - Includes Military Affidavit, Information for Interested Parties, Declination, Appointment of Agent and Bonds
Guardianship Forms - Includes Guardianship Petition of Person and Estate -MI - MR - PI - illness, Medical Certificate, Bond and Military Affidavit.
Conservatorship Forms - Includes Petition, Medical Certificate, Bond and Military Affidavit
Adoption Forms - Includes Instruction Sheet, Petition for Adoption, Affidavits and CP2 form
Change of Name Forms - Includes Instruction Sheet, Petition for Change of Name and CP2 form
Specialized Forms - Before using any of the forms included here, please consider seeking an attorney.  These forms are used in very specific cases.  Forms included are Administration De Bonis Non, Long Form Financial Statement with Schedules A & B,  Account, Petition and Order to Render Inventory/Account, General Petition, and others for specific situations.


Informational pamphlets developed by the Probate and Family Court Department of the Massachusetts Trial Court are listed below.  Please note the warnings and qualifications for each form.  As more pamphlets are available through the Trial Court, we will post them here.

Guardianship of Minor Series - The instructions in these pamphlets are specifically designed for use by prospective guardians who are unable to obtain legal counsel and in cases where the ward has no real estate and personal property of less than $100.00 in value.  Please note the warnings and qualifications for these forms

GM1 - Instructional Pamphlet for Petition for Guardianship of a Minor  
GM2 - Instructional Pamphlet for Bond of Guardian of a Minor  
GM3 - Instructional Pamphlet for Giving Notice of Guardianship of a Minor 
GM4 - Instructions Pamphlet for a Motion for Appointment of Temporary guardian of a Minor
GM5 - Instructional Pamphlet for Affidavit for Temporary Guardianship
AF1  - Affidavit Disclosing Care or Custody Proceedings


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