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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 3-306: Inappropriate tribunal

[ Text of section effective until March 31, 2016. For text effective March 31, 2016, see below.]

  Section 3-306. Inappropriate tribunal. If a petition or comparable pleading is received by an inappropriate tribunal of the commonwealth, it shall forward the pleading and accompanying documents to an appropriate tribunal in the commonwealth or another state and notify the petitioner by first class mail, or by facsimile or other electronic transmission where and when the pleading was sent.

Chapter 209D: Section 3-306. Inappropriate tribunal

[ Text of section as recodified by 2016, 53, Sec. 1 effective March 31, 2016 applicable as provided by 2016, 53, Sec. 2. See 2016, 53, Sec. 3. For text effective until March 31, 2016, see above.]

  Section 3-306. Inappropriate tribunal. If a petition or comparable pleading is received by an inappropriate tribunal of the commonwealth, the tribunal shall forward the pleading and accompanying documents to an appropriate tribunal of the commonwealth or another state and notify the petitioner where and when the pleading was sent.