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eFiling Has Arrived for 1A Joint Petition Divorces in Massachusetts

woman using laptop in office.jpgeFiling Has Arrived for 1A Joint Petition Divorces in Massachusetts

by Ellen Waldorf

The Massachusetts Probate and Family Court announced this week thathttps://mcfm.org/mediator-profile/372 its eFiling system can now be used to file 1A divorces. eFiling is currently available in all counties in the Probate & Family Court.  Pro se mediation clients as well as attorneys representing mediating clients can use the system. There is a $22 case fee plus processing fees for eChecks and credit cards used to pay the court filing fee. Indigent clients can seek to waive the fees. Documents need to be uploaded individually in PDF formats.  eFiling may be appropriate for some clients and not others.  For more information, see  https://www.mass.gov/info-details/learn-about-efiling-in-the-trial-court.