Berkshire County, Massachusetts Court Directory
The Massachusetts trial court system consists of Superior Courts, District Courts, Probate and Family Courts, Housing Courts, Juvenile Courts, Boston Municipal Courts, and Land Court. For more information on which types of cases each court oversees, compare Massachusetts courts.
Below is a directory of court locations in Berkshire County. Links for online court records and other free court resources are provided for each court, where available. If you’re not sure which court you’re looking for, learn more about the Massachusetts court system.
Superior Courts in Berkshire County
District Courts in Berkshire County
Northern Berkshire District Court has jurisdiction over cases for the cities and towns of Adams, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Florida, Hancock, New Ashford, North Adams, Savoy, Williamstown, and Windsor.
The Pittsfield District Court has jurisdiction over cases for the cities and towns of Becket, Dalton, Hancock, Hinsdale, Lanesborough, Lenox, Peru, Pittsfield, Richmond, Washington, and Windsor. The Court also exercises concurrent jurisdiction in Becket, Hancock, Lenox, and Windsor.
Southern Berkshire District Court has jurisdiction over cases for the cities and towns of Alford, Becket, Egremont, Great Barrington, Lee, Lenox, Monterey, Mt. Washington, New Marlborough, Otis, Sandisfield, Sheffield, Stockbridge, Tyringham, and West Stockbridge.
Probate and Family Courts in Berkshire County
The Berkshire Probate and Family Court has jurisdiction over the following cities and towns: Adams, Alford, Becket, Berkshire, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Dalton, Egremont, Florida, Great Barrington, Hancock, Hinsdale, Lanesborough, Lee, Lenox, Monterey, Mt. Washington, New Ashford, North Marlborough, North Adams, Otis, Peru, Pittsfield, Richmond, Sandisfield, Savoy, Sheffield, Southfield, Stockbridge, Tyringham, Washington, West Stockbridge, Williamstown, and Windsor.
Housing Courts in Berkshire County
The Western Housing Court, with a main office in Springfield in Hampden County, also has jurisdiction over Berkshire, Franklin, and Hampshire Counties.
Juvenile Courts in Berkshire County
The Berkshire Juvenile Court in North Adams is a satellite office of the Berkshire Juvenile Court in Pittsfield.
The Berkshire Juvenile Court has jurisdiction over juvenile cases in Berkshire county.