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  • PART III COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES

TITLE I -

COURTS AND JUDICIAL OFFICERS

CHAPTER 211 - THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT

CHAPTER 211A - APPEALS COURT

CHAPTER 211B - TRIAL COURT OF THE COMMONWEALTH

CHAPTER 211C - COMMISSION ON JUDICIAL CONDUCT

CHAPTER 211D - COMMITTEE FOR PUBLIC COUNSEL SERVICES

CHAPTER 211E - MASSACHUSETTS SENTENCING COMMISSION

CHAPTER 211F - OFFICE OF COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS

CHAPTER 212 - THE SUPERIOR COURT

CHAPTER 213 - PROVISIONS COMMON TO THE SUPREME JUDICIAL AND SUPERIOR COURTS

CHAPTER 214 - EQUITY JURISDICTION

CHAPTER 215 - PROBATE COURTS

CHAPTER 216 - COURTS OF INSOLVENCY

CHAPTER 217 - JUDGES AND REGISTERS OF PROBATE AND INSOLVENCY

CHAPTER 218 - DISTRICT COURTS

CHAPTER 219 - TRIAL JUSTICES

CHAPTER 220 - COURTS AND NATURALIZATION

CHAPTER 221 - CLERKS, ATTORNEYS AND OTHER OFFICERS OF JUDICIAL COURTS

CHAPTER 221A - THE MASSACHUSETTS LEGAL ASSISTANCE CORPORATION ACT

CHAPTER 221B - CHILD SUPPORT HEARING OFFICERS

CHAPTER 221C - COURT INTERPRETERS FOR THE TRIAL COURT

CHAPTER 222 - JUSTICES OF THE PEACE, NOTARIES PUBLIC AND COMMISSIONERS

TITLE II -

ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS THEREIN

CHAPTER 223 - COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS, SERVICE OF PROCESS

CHAPTER 223A - JURISDICTION OF COURTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OVER PERSONS IN OTHER STATES AND COUNTRIES

CHAPTER 224 - ARREST ON MESNE PROCESS AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL ACTIONS

CHAPTER 225 - PROCESS AFTER JUDGMENT FOR NECESSARIES OR LABOR

CHAPTER 226 - BAIL

CHAPTER 227 - PROCEEDINGS AGAINST ABSENT DEFENDANTS AND UPON INSUFFICIENT SERVICE

CHAPTER 228 - SURVIVAL OF ACTIONS AND DEATH AND DISABILITIES OF PARTIES

CHAPTER 229 - ACTIONS FOR DEATH AND INJURIES RESULTING IN DEATH

CHAPTER 230 - ACTIONS BY AND AGAINST EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS

CHAPTER 231 - PLEADING AND PRACTICE

CHAPTER 231A - PROCEDURE FOR DECLARATORY JUDGMENTS

CHAPTER 231B - CONTRIBUTION AMONG JOINT TORTFEASORS

CHAPTER 231C - STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT CONTRACTS

CHAPTER 232 - SET-OFF AND TENDER

CHAPTER 232A - TENDER

CHAPTER 233 - WITNESSES AND EVIDENCE

CHAPTER 234 - JURIES

CHAPTER 234A - OFFICE OF JURY COMMISSIONER FOR THE COMMONWEALTH

CHAPTER 235 - JUDGMENT AND EXECUTION

CHAPTER 236 - LEVY OF EXECUTIONS ON LAND

TITLE III -

REMEDIES RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY

CHAPTER 237 - WRITS OF ENTRY

CHAPTER 238 - WRITS OF DOWER

CHAPTER 239 - SUMMARY PROCESS FOR POSSESSION OF LAND

CHAPTER 240 - PROCEEDINGS FOR SETTLEMENT OF TITLE TO LAND

CHAPTER 241 - PARTITION OF LAND

CHAPTER 242 - WASTE AND TRESPASS

CHAPTER 243 - ACTIONS FOR PRIVATE NUISANCES

CHAPTER 244 - FORECLOSURE AND REDEMPTION OF MORTGAGES

CHAPTER 245 - INFORMATIONS BY THE COMMONWEALTH

TITLE IV -

CERTAIN WRITS AND PROCEEDINGS IN SPECIAL CASES

CHAPTER 246 - TRUSTEE PROCESS

CHAPTER 247 - REPLEVIN

CHAPTER 248 - HABEAS CORPUS AND PERSONAL LIBERTY

CHAPTER 249 - AUDITA QUERELA, CERTIORARI, MANDAMUS AND QUO WARRANTO

CHAPTER 250 - WRITS OF ERROR, VACATING JUDGMENT, WRITS OF REVIEW

CHAPTER 251 - UNIFORM ARBITRATION ACT FOR COMMERCIAL DISPUTES

CHAPTER 252 - IMPROVEMENT OF LOW LAND AND SWAMPS

CHAPTER 253 - MILLS, DAMS AND RESERVOIRS

CHAPTER 254 - LIENS ON BUILDINGS AND LAND

CHAPTER 255 - MORTGAGES, CONDITIONAL SALES AND PLEDGES OF PERSONAL PROPERTY, AND LIENS THEREON

CHAPTER 255A - TRUST RECEIPTS AND PLEDGES WITHOUT POSSESSION IN THE PLEDGEE

CHAPTER 255B - RETAIL INSTALMENT SALES OF MOTOR VEHICLES

CHAPTER 255C - INSURANCE PREMIUM FINANCE AGENCIES

CHAPTER 255D - RETAIL INSTALLMENT SALES AND SERVICES

CHAPTER 255E - LICENSING OF CERTAIN MORTGAGE LENDERS AND BROKERS

CHAPTER 255F - LICENSING OF MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATORS

CHAPTER 256 - RECOGNIZANCES FOR DEBTS

CHAPTER 257 - SEIZURE AND LIBELLING OF FORFEITED PROPERTY

CHAPTER 258 - CLAIMS AND INDEMNITY PROCEDURE FOR THE COMMONWEALTH, ITS MUNICIPALITIES, COUNTIES AND DISTRICTS AND THE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES THEREOF

CHAPTER 258A - COMPENSATION OF VICTIMS OF VIOLENT CRIMES

CHAPTER 258B - RIGHTS OF VICTIMS AND WITNESSES OF CRIME

CHAPTER 258C - COMPENSATION OF VICTIMS OF VIOLENT CRIMES

CHAPTER 258D - COMPENSATION FOR CERTAIN ERRONEOUS FELONY CONVICTIONS

CHAPTER 258E - HARASSMENT PREVENTION ORDERS

TITLE V -

STATUTES OF FRAUDS AND LIMITATIONS

CHAPTER 259 - PREVENTION OF FRAUDS AND PERJURIES

CHAPTER 260 - LIMITATION OF ACTIONS

TITLE VI -

COSTS AND FEES

CHAPTER 261 - COSTS IN CIVIL ACTIONS

CHAPTER 262 - FEES OF CERTAIN OFFICERS