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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 24: Venue

Section 24. Proceedings under sections eighteen and twenty-one, if the spouse of such a person who is incapacitated by reason of mental illness is an inhabitant of the commonwealth, shall be in the county where said spouse resides, otherwise in a county where any of said spouse's real estate is situated, and a certified copy of all final orders or decrees in such proceedings shall be recorded in the registry of deeds in every county or district where such real estate lies.