Whether you need to file a case within our Court, or whether you just need information about what this court does, this is a great place to start!

The Plymouth County Probate and Family Court addresses the needs of Plymouth County residents in matters of child support, divorce, probate of estates, guardianships, custody, visitation, abuse protection, changing your name and adoptions, to name a few. For any of these actions, you must file papers with this court in order to address your concerns. Some matters have a filing fee, others do not.

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A special thanks to John A. Barrett, former Register of Probate in Franklin County and Richard Iannella, Register of Probate in Suffolk County for their contributions to the development of the materials in the self-help portion of this website.

– Robert E. McCarthy, Register of Probate (April 1, 2002)