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How do I ask for a custody order?

If you do not need a custody order right away to keep your children safe, you can file a case in a Probate and Family Court.

If you do need a custody order right away because of domestic violence, you can file a 209A Complaint for Protection from Abuse.

If you need a custody order right away for your child’s well-being and happiness, you can file a Motion for Temporary Custody.

Produced by Attorney Jeff Wolf for MassLegalHelp
Created January 2017

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