208 Cambridge St., East Cambridge, MA 02141-0006

Telephone:  617-768-5800

 

Middlesex County

Probate and Family Court

Middlesex County

Probate and Family Court

208 Cambridge St., E. Cambridge, MA 02141-0006

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Copyright 2012 [Middlesex County Probate and Family Court, 208 Cambridge Street, East Cambridge, MA 02141-0006]. All rights reserved.

Revised: 10/16/13.

 

 

 

Tara E. DeCristofaro

Register of Probate

Biography

 

 

Probate Department

This department is responsible for the processing of new  complaints/petitions and docketing all filings made in herein. Types of cases that this Department receives includes probate of estates, administrations, sale of Real Estate, and others.

 

Court forms for Probate cases

Before using the forms below, please click Information for using on-line forms:

Information for using on-line forms

 

Probate Forms

Informative and Instructional Materials

NO: Type of Form
MPC 941 Instructions for Completing MPC 455 Assent and Waiver of Notice / Renunciation / Nomination / Waiver of Sureties
 

Informal Opening Forms

NO: Type of Form
MPC 150 Petition for Informal Probate of Will and/or Appointment of Personal Representative
MPC 170 Voluntary Administration Statement
MPC 180 Domiciliary Foreign Personal Representative's Sworn Statement
MPC 550 Notice of Informal Probate and Return of Service (Revised 10/23/12)
MPC 551 Informal Probate Publication Notice
     List of Newspapers by County
MPC 750 Order for Informal Probate of Will and/or Appointment of Personal Representative

Formal Opening Forms

NO: Type of Form
MPC 160 Petition for Formal Probate of Will, Adjudication of Intestacy, Appointment of Personal Representative
MPC 280 Petition for Supervised Administration
MPC 350 Petition for Appointment of Special Personal Representative
MPC 650 Order Appointing Special Personal Representative
MPC 755 Decree and Order on Petition for Formal Adjudication
MPC 756 Decree and Order of Supervised Administration
CJP9 Public Administration With/Without Sureties
CJP9d Decree Public Administration

Bond Forms

NO: Type of Form
MPC 295 Petition to Modify Bond
MPC 360 Demand for Sureties
MPC 465 Waiver of Sureties on the Bond (Replaced by MPC 455 Assent and Waiver of Notice / Renunciation / Nomination / Waiver of Sureties)
MPC 776 Decree and Order to Modify Bond
MPC 801 Bond

Successor Forms

NO: Type of Form
MPC 255 Petition for Informal Appointment of Successor Personal Representative (Revised 10/23/12)
MPC 264 Statement of Resignation of Personal Representative (New 10/23/12)
MPC 265 Petition for Formal Removal of Personal Representative
MPC 270 Petition for Formal Appointment of Successor Personal Representative (Revised 10/23/12)
MPC 760 Order for Informal Appointment of Successor Personal Representative (Revised 10/23/12)
MPC 765 Decree and Order for Formal Appointment of Successor Personal Representative (Revised 10/23/12)
MPC 766 Decree and Order for Formal Removal of Personal Representative

Trust Forms

NO: Type of Form
MPC 201 General Trust Petition
MPC 266 Petition for Removal of a Trustee (coming soon)
MPC 275 Petition for Appointment of Testamentary Trustee
MPC 781 Decree and Order of Appointment of a Testamentary Trustee
MPC 792 Decree and Order of General Probate/Trust Petition
MPC 859 Trust Account

Accounting

NO: Type of Form
MPC 754 Order to Render
MPC 791 Decree and Order of Allowance of Account
MPC 853 Account
MPC 853a Account (without schedules)
MPC 854 Inventory
MPC 854a Inventory (without schedules)
MPC 856 Petition to Render Inventory, Account, Distribution
MPC 857 Petition for Allowance of Account

Closing Forms

NO: Type of Form
MPC 790 Decree and Order for Complete Settlement
MPC 850 Closing Statement
MPC 851 Small Estate Closing Statement
MPC 855 Petition for Order of Complete Settlement

Miscellaneous

NO: Type of Form
CCF Uniform Counsel Certification
MPC 200 General Probate Petition
MPC 250 Petition for Approval of Compromise
MPC 260 Representation of Insolvency
MPC 261 Personal Representative's Affidavit of Notice to Creditors of Representation of Insolvency
MPC 450 Renunciation of Right to Appointment and/or Nomination of Personal Representative (Replaced by MPC 455 Assent and Waiver of Notice / Renunciation / Nomination / Waiver of Sureties)
MPC 455 Assent and Waiver of Notice / Renunciation / Waiver of Sureties (New 10/23/12)
MPC 460 Waiver of Notice (Replaced by MPC 455 Assent and Waiver of Notice / Renunciation / Nomination / Waiver of Sureties)
MPC 470 Military Affidavit
MPC 475 Suspicious Death Affidavit
MPC 480 Affidavit of Witness to Will
MPC 485 Affidavit of Domicile
MPC 490 Affidavit in Support of Release of Demand for Sureties
MPC 505a Notice of Appearance and/or Objection
MPC 775 Decree and Order of Compromise
MPC 780 Decree and Order of Insolvency

Sale of Real Estate (please note that some of the following forms are not fillable and must be downloaded and filled out)

NO: Type of Form
MPC 210 Petition for Sale of Real Estate (coming soon)
CJP76 Sale of Real Estate Administrator- Executor
CJP76d Decree Sale of Real Estate Administrator-Executor
CJP75 Sale of Real Estate Administrator- Executor Debts, Legacies, Charges of Administration
CJP75d Decree of Sale of Real Estate Administrator-Executor Debts, Legacies, Charges of Administration
CJP143 Sale of Real Estate Foreign
CJP143d Decree of Sale of Real Estate by Foreign Fiduciary
CJP82 Sale of Trust Estate
CJP82d Decree of Trust Estate