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  • PART III COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
  • TITLE I COURTS AND JUDICIAL OFFICERS
  • CHAPTER 217 JUDGES AND REGISTERS OF PROBATE AND INSOLVENCY

Section 1 - Divisions; justices; definitions

Section 2 - Judges; number in certain counties; first justices, powers, terms

Section 2A to 3A - Repealed, 1978, 478, Secs. 139 to 141

Section 3B - Hampshire county; associate justice

Section 3C - Circuit justices; appointment; expenses

Section 4 - Registers of probate and insolvency

Section 5 - Oath of judge

Section 5A - Oath of register

Section 6 - Repealed, 1978, 478, Sec. 143

Section 6A - Special judge or register; interest in proceedings; prohibition

Section 6B - Prohibitions and restrictions on justices; assignment to another county

Section 7 - Judge and register; appointment as guardian or executor

Section 8 - Chief justice; powers and duties

Section 81/2 - Deputy court administrator

Section 8A - Provision of suitable offices

Section 9 - Out of county authority; probate judges

Section 10 - Vacancy; powers of acting judge; bonds

Section 11 - Judges; inspection of records; forfeiture of bonds of registers; notice

Section 12 - Bond of register

Section 13 - Temporary register

Section 14 - Register; duty to certify amount of assistance

Section 15 - Register; duties; custody of records, etc.

Section 15A - Register or assistant; printing or typing of names on filed instruments

Section 15B - Inventory involving real estate in registry district other than district in which filed; recording of information

Section 15C - Inventory involving real estate located in another county; duties of registers

Section 16 - Register; copies of certain papers; mailing to commissioner of revenue

Section 17 - Register to report vacancy and appointment of assistant

Section 18 - Register; furnishing copies; fees

Section 19 - Register; reports to division of public charities

Section 20 - Register to account

Section 21 - Register; receipt of complaints, petitions, and applications

Section 22 - Register; power to issue attachments, appoint appraisers, etc.

Section 22A - Identification of husbands and wives in documents and communications

Section 23 - First assistant registers

Section 23A - Assistant registers

Section 23B - Administrative deputy assistants

Section 23C - Judicial case managers

Section 23D - Assistant judicial case managers

Section 24 to 25A - Repealed, 1978, 478, Sec. 149

Section 26 - Assistant registers; official signatures

Section 27 - Assistant registers; duties

Section 27A - Duties of judicial case managers

Section 28 - Suffolk county; clerk to administer oaths in probate proceedings

Section 29 - Middlesex county; clerk to administer oaths in probate proceedings

Section 29A - Dukes county; clerk to administer oaths in probate proceedings

Section 29B - Nantucket county; clerk to administer oaths in probate proceedings

Section 29C - Barnstable probate court; deputy assistant registers

Section 29D - Berkshire probate court; deputy assistant register

Section 29E - Hampden probate court; deputy assistant registers

Section 29F - Worcester probate court; deputy assistant registers

Section 29G - Bristol probate and family court; deputy assistant registers

Section 29H - Hampshire probate court first justice; deputy assistant registers

Section 29I - Plymouth probate court; deputy assistant registers

Section 29J - Essex probate and family court; deputy assistant register

Section 29K - Franklin probate and family court; deputy assistant register

Section 29L - Norfolk probate and family court; deputy assistant register

Section 30 - Court officers; appointment for certain counties

Section 31 - Repealed, 1992, 379, Sec. 117

Section 31A to 32C - Repealed, 1978, 478, Sec. 157

Section 33 - Allowance to registers for assistance

Section 34 - Repealed, 1978, 478, Sec. 157

Section 34A - Repealed, 1978, 478, Sec. 159

Section 35 - Salaries of registers, administrative deputy assistants, assistant registers, etc.; payment

Section 35A - Registers; salaries

Section 35B - Assistant registers, judicial case managers and administrative deputy assistants; salaries

Section 35C - Repealed, 2001, 177, Sec. 43B

Section 36, 37 - Repealed, 1926, 380, Secs. 3, 4

Section 38 - Repealed, 1937, 408, Sec. 2

Section 39 - Court officers and messengers; compensation

Section 40 - Repealed, 1975, 862, Sec. 4; 1978, 478, Sec. 163

Section 41 - Repealed, 1963, 819, Sec. 5

Section 42 - Traveling expenses

Section 43 - Temporary register; compensation; fees