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Western Housing Court - Pittsfield Session
76 East Street, Room 2
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Pittsfield, MA 01201
This location is only open when court is in session on Wednesday mornings. At all other times, contact Western Housing Court - Springfield Session. Filings and correspondence should be sent to Springfield Session. Jury trials are held at Springfield Session.
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