Did the Massachusetts Secretary of State Publish an Informational Packet about the Massachusetts Homestead Law?

Yes. In 2015, the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Office published a well-written and highly informative packet about the Massachusetts Homestead Law (which it refers to as the “Massachusetts Homestead Act”).

The official Massachusetts Homestead Act pamphlet is a must-read for anyone who is curious about Massachusetts homestead protection.

“This pamphlet has been designed to answer some of the basic questions
asked every day pertaining to the Homestead Act. Any changes made
by the new Homestead reform legislation, effective on March 16,
2011, are included. This information is not designed to provide any
legal advice or address the practical effect of a estate of Homestead.
As in all areas of the law, to fully understand your rights, you should
consult an attorney of your choice.

– William F. Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth