Information on the Category E “list” for GAL appointments.


  • The Category E "list" is not closed.
  • The mandatory training for people not on the list who want to be

       newly listed, is anticipated to occur in January of 2017,

       and will be announced on the Probate and Family Court website.


  • Sign up to be notified of the next training online at: www.mass.gov/courts/court-info/trial-court/pfc/
  • Look on the right hand side bar, about half way down.  You will see that you can sign up with your email address.
  • Since this is a new (and great) feature, please also help spread the word.
  • Once you complete the mandatory training,

       you can go ahead and fill out the rest of the paperwork to be included on the Category E list.