We are an interdisciplinary association of professionals working to assist families in conflict, improve court procedures, and develop and improve services that aid in resolution of family disputes.

Members include Arbitrators, Attorneys, Conciliators, Court Staff, Educators, GAL's, Mediators, Parent Coordinators, Supervision Coordinators, and more. Find a Professional and access additional information and resources.

Learn about the Chapter on one convenient page. Join a Committee, get access to the Listserv, sign up for the Online Directory, learn about the Parenting Coordination Group, Therapy Consultation Groups, and the latest news.

Useful Public Resources


Coming up - February 16, 2023 Webinar

Register for Demystifying Motion Practice in the Probate and Family Court: A Program for GAL’s hosted by MA AFCC Chapter, February 16 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST.

Join our distinguished panel:

  • The Honorable Jennifer Melia, Associate Justice of the Worcester Probate and Family Court
  • Alicia Doherty, Esq., Assistant Judicial Case Manager, Worcester Probate and Family Court
  • Linda Medeiros, Esq., Attorney and Category F Guardian ad Litem
  • Premela Deck, JD, Ph.D, LICSW, Attorney and Category E Guardian ad Litem

Only $25 for MA AFCC Members



MA AFCC McGovern Scholarship Application

Each year, the Massachusetts Chapter of AFCC offers up to 2 full scholarships for Probation Officers serving in the Probate and Family Court to attend the Annual Chapter Conference. These scholarships are given in the name of Hon. Sheila McGovern. Judge McGovern served as First Justice of the Middlesex Division of the Probate and Family Court from 1980 until her death in 2002.

The Annual Conference will be held March 31, 2023 at Regis College. Learn More Here

You may complete your application online here.


Massachusetts Chapter News & Announcements 2.1.2023

The Member Directory is temporarily unavailable.

NEW: 2023 MA-AFCC & MAGAL Parenting Coordination Sessions Schedule Here

NEW: Court-Involved Therapy Peer Consultation Meetings for 2023 Listed Here


News & Information from AFCC

AFCC Online Training Program: The Fundamentals of Conducting Parent Plan Evaluations
March 13-16 and March 20-22, 2023 | Read More about this training.