Suffolk County Court Records Directory

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Suffolk 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 Suffolk 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 Suffolk County

Suffolk County Superior Court
Suffolk County Courthouse
3 Pemberton Square, Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-788-8175 (Civil)
Phone: 617-788-8160 (Criminal)
Fax: 617-788-7798 (Criminal)

Suffolk County Superior Court has jurisdiction over the cases for the cities and towns of Boston, Chelsea, Revere, and Winthrop.

District Courts in Suffolk County

Chelsea District Court
120 Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150
Phone: 617-660-9200
Fax: 617-660-9215

Chelsea District Court has jurisdiction over cases for the towns of Chelsea and Revere.

Probate and Family Courts in Suffolk County

Suffolk Probate and Family Court
24 New Chardon Street, Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-788-8300
Fax: 617-788-8962

The Suffolk Probate and Family Court has jurisdiction over Boston, Brighton, Charlestown, Chelsea, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Revere, Roslindale, South Boston, and Winthrop.

Housing Courts in Suffolk County

Boston Housing Court
Edward W. Brooke Courthouse
24 New Chardon Street, Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-788-8485
Fax: 617-788-8981

The Boston Housing Court has jurisdiction over the Municipality of Boston, which includes Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Roxbury, South Boston, and West Roxbury.

Juvenile Courts in Suffolk County

Suffolk Juvenile Court
Edward W. Brooke Courthouse
24 New Chardon Street, Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-788-8525
Fax: 617-788-8991

Boston Municipal Courts in Suffolk County

Brighton Division
52 Academy Hill Road, Brighton, MA 02135
Phone: 617-782-6540
Fax: 617-254-2127

This court has jurisdiction over Allston and Brighton.
Central Division
Edward W. Brooke Courthouse
24 New Chardon Street, Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-788-8600
Fax: 617-788-8465

This court has jurisdiction over the Downtown area, Beacon Hill, Chinatown, North End, South End (through Massachusetts Avenue), and West End.
Charlestown Division
3 City Square, Charlestown, MA 02129
Phone: 617-242-5400
Fax: 617-242-1677

This court has jurisdiction over Charlestown.
Dorchester Division
510 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02124
Phone: 617-288-9500
Fax: 617-436-8250

This court has jurisdiction over Dorchester.
East Boston Division
37 Meridian Street, East Boston, MA 02128
Phone: 617-569-7550
Fax: 617-561-4988

This court has jurisdiction over East Boston, Winthrop, Logan Airport, and the Sumner and Callahan Tunnels.
Roxbury Division
85 Warren Street, Roxbury, MA 02119
Phone: 617-427-7000
Fax: 617-541-0286

This court has jurisdiction over Roxbury.
South Boston Division
535 East Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127
Phone: 617-268-9292
Fax: 617-268-7321

This court has jurisdiction over South Boston.
West Roxbury Division
445 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Phone: 617-971-1200
Fax: 617-983-0243

This court has jurisdiction over Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, parts of Mattapan and Mission Hill, Roslindale, and West Roxbury.

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