Online Legal Forms, Resources and Information

When “non-essential” businesses, agencies and government offices are closed and people are encouraged to stay home as much as possible, it can be difficult to find information and resources online that will help you fight a foreclosure or eviction order in court. MAAPL has compiled these links to assist you in finding and filing the legal forms and other information you’ll need.

General Legal Forms and Information

Affidavit of Indigency form (PDF)

Generic Motion Template (DOC)

Homeowner Affidavit (DOC)

Answer & Discovery Prep Directions (PDF)

Legal Terms and Online Dictionaries (PDF)

Massachusetts’ Non-Judicial Foreclosure Process (PDF)

Filing for Bankruptcy

Credit Counseling For Bankruptcy (Class, available for a fee)

Bankruptcy Credit Counseling Statement (DOC)

Bankruptcy Forms page

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Forms

Voluntary Petition for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (PDF)

Initial Statement About an Eviction Judgment Against You (PDF)

Statement About Payment of an Eviction Judgment Against You (PDF)

Application for Individuals to Pay the Filing Fee in Installments (PDF)

Application to Have the Chapter 7 Filing Fee Waived (PDF)

Chapter 7 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income (PDF)

Statement About Your Social Security Numbers (PDF and DOC)

Court Docket Search Information

Massachusetts Trial Court Docket Search

Massachusetts Trial Court Guide to Searching Court Dockets

Massachusetts Appeals Court Docket Search

PACER Registration page (Court electronic records search tool)

FTR Request a Transcript page (Court transcript service)