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Children and Families

Reviewed July 2023

The Children and Families section has information about

  • child support,
  • custody,
  • parenting time and visitation,
  • divorce, separation and annulment,
  • establishing paternity,
  • the Department of Children and Families (DCF),
  • guardianship,
  • names and name changes,
  • Children Requiring Assistance (CRA) cases, and
  • Care and Protection cases.

There is also information about the Probate and Family Court, family law practices and procedures, as well as official legal forms and applications.

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