Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Sep. 6, 2007
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Photograph by SJC Public Information Office
An outdoor shot of the Plymouth Trial Court, which opened last month. The new building is 189,000 square feet and contains ten courtrooms.

New courthouses open in Plymouth and Worcester counties

Plymouth jurors report this week; Worcester Trial Court begins to phase in operations this week

The new, state-of-the art Plymouth Trial Court will open in August with a phased-in move for the Plymouth Superior Court, Southeast Housing Court, Plymouth District Court, Plymouth Juvenile Court and the Plymouth Probate and Family Court. The Plymouth Trial Court Law Library will also be located in the building.

The spacious new courthouse features 10 courtrooms, a law library, modern information technology and digital recording capability, handicapped accessibility and secure detention areas.


Contact information:

52 Obery St., Plymouth, MA 02360

New main number: (508) 747-8400*


New Housing Court numbers:

Telephone: (508) 747-8550

Fax: (508) 747-2017


Worcester Trial Court to open this week

The stunning new Worcester Trial Court, a comprehensive regional justice center housing the Worcester District Court, Housing Court, Juvenile Court, Probate and Family Court and Superior Court, will open during the month of September, according to the schedule below.


The largest courthouse in the commonwealth, the new Worcester Trial Court contains 26 courtrooms and features digital audio recording capability, modern information and telecommunications systems, handicapped accessibility and secure, separate lock-up facilities for both adults and juveniles.    


Move schedule:   

Juvenile Court and Housing Court: Sept. 7–9

Superior Court: Sept. 14–16 

District Court: Sept. 21–23

Probate and Family Court: Sept. 28–30

Jurors to report: Sept. 25


Contact information:

225 Main St., Worcester, MA 01608

New main number: (508) 831-2000*


 * Current telephone and fax numbers will continue to be in service for 12 months at both Plymouth and Worcester trial courts.
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