Family Law Resources

Parenting Resources

Planning for Shared Parenting: A Guide for Parents Living Apart” distributed by the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

Understanding the Effect of Divorce on Children” Probate and Family Court Parent Education Classes

Parenting Education Class

Court Forms

Child Support Guidelines

Uncontested Divorce Court Forms

Financial Statement – short form

Financial Statement – long form

Financial Statement – Schedule A (self employment)

Financial Statement – Schedule B (rental income)

MA Probate and Family Court Form


Coates, Christine and LaCrosse, E. Robert. Learning From Divorce, San Francisco, CA, Jossey-Bass, 2003

Fassler, David; Lash, Michele and Ives, Sally Blakeslee. Changing Families, A Guide for Kids and Grown-ups, Burlington, Vermont, Waterfront Books, 1988

Ives, Sally Blakeslee; Fassler, David and Lash, Michele. The Divorce Workbook, A Guide for Kids and Families, Burlington, Vermont, Waterfront Books, 1985

Kalter, Neil. Growing Up With Divorce, Helping Your Child Avoid Immediate and Later Emotional Poblems, New York, New York, Fawcett Columbine, 1990

Ricci, Isolina. Mom’s House, Dad’s House, Making Shared Custody Work, New York, New York, Macmillian Publishing Company, 1980, 1997

Lash, Michele; Loughridge Sally Ives and Fassler, David. My Kind of Family, A book for Kids in Single-Parent Homes Burlington, Vermont, Waterfront Books, 1990

Stoner, Katherine E. Divorce Without Court: A guide to Mediation and Collaborative Divorce Berkeley, California, Nolo, 2008

Weiner-Davis, Michele Divorce Busting: A Revolutionary and Rapid Program for Staying Together New York, Simon and Schuster Paperbacks,1992

Wolf, Anthony E., Why Did You Have to Get a Divorce? And When Can I Get a Hamster?: A Guide to Parenting Through Divorce New York, New York, Noonday Press, 1998