SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the chief justice of the trial court of the commonwealth shall develop an informational notice that shall be provided to respondents in any divorce proceeding. The notice shall be provided with any service of a copy of the summons. The notice shall contain, but shall not be limited to, the following information: (1) lawyer referral assistance; (2) legal services and aid resources available; (3) a basic summary of civil procedure applicable to divorce and alimony; (4) parent and family education and informational workshops available; (5) court fee structures; (6) and the rights and responsibilities of the respondents.
SECTION 2. The chief justice of the trial court of the commonwealth shall develop and provide the informational notice required by section 1 within 120 days from the effective date of this act.
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