Massachusetts Uniform Rules for Permanency Hearings Rule 1: Scope of the Rules
These rules govern the procedure for hearings convened pursuant to G.L. c. 119, § 29B in the District, Juvenile, and Probate and Family Court Departments. Procedures in such actions not governed by these rules shall be governed by the rules of procedures applicable to the court in which the matter is heard.
As amended, effective September 5, 2000