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Sometimes useful information about Massachusetts courts can be found on other state agency websites.  For example, the Department of Revenue provides detailed information about each Probate and Family Court under their Child Support Services section.  By going to the sub-heading “Court Information,”, you will find “Court Guides.”  There is a guide for each Probate and Family court which has been updated as of May 2016.  Each one gives answers to a series of questions and gives specific information about where to file papers, directions of where to go within each courthouse, courtroom procedures, among others.   This makes it easier for citizens to know in advance how to proceed at each court location with respect to child support services.

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