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Children and Families

The Children and Families section of MassLegalHelp has information about child support, custody, parenting time, visitation, divorce, separation and annulment, paternity and the children of unmarried parents, the Department of Social Services now called the Department of Children and Families (DCF), guardianship, names and name changes, CHINS, and Care and Protection cases. There is also information about the Probate and Family Court, family law practices and procedures, as well as official legal forms and applications and useful brochures, booklets, and pamphlets.

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