Lawyers Journal

New trial courts open in Plymouth and Worcester this fall

New Plymouth Trial Court opens

The new, state-of-the art Plymouth Trial Court opened 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.

Move schedule:
Superior Court / Housing Court Aug. 6-8
District Court Aug. 10-12
Juvenile Court Aug. 15
Probate & Family Court Aug. 18
Plymouth Law Library Aug. 27
Jurors to report Sept. 4

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 in September

The 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 in September.

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 / 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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