If you want help filling out these forms, click i-can!. This link will take you to another website, ICAN Legal Massachusetts. You can answer some simple questions and ICAN will fill-out the forms for you. Then you can print, copy, and serve them on your landlord and file them at court. Once you are on the ICAN website, just follow the instructions.
Here's what a summary process Summons and Complaint look like. If you receive this, immediately fill out Booklet 3. You have only a week or so to respond to the court.
Use this form if your landlord fails to follow the proper steps to terminate your tenancy or file an eviction case or if there is another reason that your case should be dismissed.
An Execution is the document that a landlord gets from court giving him or her permission to have a constable move you out. This form may vary from court to court.
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