Courts in Massachusetts
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Massachusetts's trial courts include its District Courts and Massachusetts Municipal Courts. Both of these courts hear a variety of cases including those involving torts, contracts, and small claims, as well as other types of civil cases. Massachusetts also has four specialized trial courts: its Juvenile Courts, Housing Courts, Land Courts, and Probate & Family Courts. The Massachusetts Superior Court also holds jury trials and handles higher-valued civil cases and cases resulting from both felony and misdemeanor charges. The Massachusetts Court's appellate system consists of its Appeals Court and the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.

If you're trying to find out if someone has a criminal record in Massachusetts, you can see the Massachusetts's Trial Court's criminal records information page at http://www.lawlib.state.ma.us/subject/about/cori.html . Here you can obtain information relating to the availability of and access to these records. Most criminal records are made available to the public. If you're seeking Massachusetts court records related to civil cases, it's best to contact the court that handled the case, as policies can vary regarding record retrieval. However, most Massachusetts court documents are considered public record.
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31, Oct 2014 - Dukes, MA Milton Man Sent to State Prison for Cocaine Trafficking
10:30 am, October 21, 2014 Sara Brown Fernando A. Jesurum, 27, was sentenced to three years at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution Cedar Junction, a maximum security prison in Walpole, and ordered to serve two years of probation after prison. The case dates to 2013 and involved a drug task force investigation. var switchTo5x=false; stLight.options({publisher:'ef8ddb61-e8d9-4053-9694 ...
31, Oct 2014 - Claims Administrator Angeion Group Announces Settlement in Silverstrand Investments v. AMAG Pharmac
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angeion Group today announced that a settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. titled Silverstrand Investments et al. v. AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. et al., in the United States District Court , District of Massachusetts, C.A. No. 10-CV-10470-NMG.   The Notice of Proposed Settlement applies to all persons ...
31, Oct 2014 - Troopers find $25,000 worth of marijuana in Wood County traffic stop
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a Massachusetts man is in the Wood County Jail after they found $25,000 worth of hydroponic marijuana in the truck of his rental car.
31, Oct 2014 - Hampshire, MA Man accused in Bedford home invasion sentenced for Mass. crime
The man accused of breaking into a Bedford home in 2012 and viciously attacking a couple inside has been sentenced for a different crime in Massachusetts.
31, Oct 2014 - Michael Dukakis testifies in Tsarnaev friend trial
Former Massachusetts Governor and Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis leaves Federal Court after testifying in the Robel Phillipos trial Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 in Boston.
31, Oct 2014 - North Adams, MA Bail revoked for man accused of knife assault of girlfriend near MCLA
NORTH ADAMS >> Bail was revoked Wednesday for a man accused of holding a knife to a woman's throat near the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts campus earlier this month.
31, Oct 2014 - Judge rejects Hernandez’ bid to move trial
A Massachusetts judge on Thursday denied a request from former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to move his trial in the fatal shooting of a semi-professional football player to a different county.
31, Oct 2014 - Illinois Ancestors: Witches, ghosts relevant to genealogical research
It has been over 300 years since 20 innocent men and women were put to death because they were convicted of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts. It has been over 300 years since 20 innocent men and women were put to death because they were convicted of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts. Hundreds of others were accused of witchcraft and many languished in prisons awaiting trials. read more
31, Oct 2014 - Police: Rape suspect planned to murder 13-year-old accuser
BOSTON — A man suspected of child-rape and committing crimes across the country after snipping off his court-ordered ankle bracelet had an “ultimate goal” of returning to Massachusetts to kill his 13-year-old accuser, state police said Wednesday, hours after he was captured in New York.
31, Oct 2014 - Hacker sentenced to 21 months in U.S. prison for $15 mln scheme
A Massachusetts man was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Friday for his role in a cybercrime scheme that hacked accounts at banks, brokerage firms and government agencies in an attempt to steal more than $15 million, U.S. Robert Dubuc, 41, pleaded guilty to wire fraud conspiracy, conspiracy to commit access device fraud and identity theft in federal court in New Jersey in April. District ...
31, Oct 2014 - Boston, MA Governor's Council OKs new judge for Lowell District Court
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- The Governor's Council on Wednesday unanimously confirmed new judges for Lowell District Court and the Massachusetts Superior Court.
31, Oct 2014 - Mass. child-rape suspect vowed to kill his accuser, police say
A man suspected of child-rape and committing crimes across the country after snipping off his court-ordered ankle bracelet had an "ultimate goal" of returning to Massachusetts to kill his 13-year-old accuser, state police said Wednesday, hours after he was captured in New York.
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30, Oct 2014 - Man sentenced to 2.5 years for role in cybercrime ring that targeted financial institutions
TRENTON, N.J. — A Massachusetts man who was part of an international cybercrime ring that the government says hacked into the computers of more than a dozen financial institutions and the U.S. military's payroll service was sentenced Friday to 2½½ years in prison.
30, Oct 2014 - Methuen, MA Inmate testifies in home invasion trial
A fellow inmate of a man accused of violent home invasions in New Hampshire and Massachusetts testified Wednesday about jailhouse conversations he had with the suspect.
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