Massachusetts County Courts

Massachusetts County Courts are another source for people search, criminal records and background checks. Search for personal and criminal records find people you are tyring to locate or find criminal history and get background check through county court records.

County courts usually oversee civil cases such housing, mortgage disputes, repayment, felonies, all cases of equity and eviction, reposession, personal injury cases, breach of contract, small claims, and divorces and adoptions, violations of county law and statues, traffic cases. Also land appropriations, guardianships, probate, involuntary hospitalization for mental institutes. Probate courts also rule over last testaments and wills. So whether you have a case you need to take to court or you want to research other cases or someones background county courts have a wealth of civil court cases to be researched most background checks include civil cases and document case numbers, offenses and judgements and convictions for felonies or any other matter.

If you are researching marriage and divorce county courts are the place to start your search of course you can try to save yourself time by getting an online report usually background checks and some people search reports include some of the information you search in courts but if you don't want to spend the money or have time to do the research yourself you can go to the court and request to see files and documents unless the case file is sealed by a judge for privacy.

Also County courts are where you can do searches for marriage records or to obtain marriage certificates if you are planning to get married.

Massachusetts County Court Records

Barnstable Clerk
3195 Main St., Rm 6A
Barnstable, MA 02630-3195
Telephone: (508) 362-2511

Berkshire Clerk
44 Bank Row
Pittsfield, MA 01201-6202
Telephone: (413) 442-6202

Bristol Clerk
11 Court St.
P.O. Box 567
Taunton, MA 02780-3223
Telephone: (508) 824-4004

Essex Clerk
36 Federal St.
Salem, MA 01970
Telephone: (978) 741-0200 x250

Franklin Clerk
425 Main Street
Greenfield, MA 01301-3313
Telephone: (413) 774-7011

Hampden Clerk
50 State St.
Springfield, MA 01102-2027
Telephone: (413) 748-7759

Hampshire Clerk
33 King St.
Northampton, MA 01060-3236
Telephone: (413) 584-8500

Middlesex Registrar of Probate
P.O. Box 410480
208 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Telephone: (617) 768-5850

Nantucket Clerk
16 Broad St.
Nantucket, MA 02554-3500
Telephone: (508) 228-2669

Norfolk Clerk
649 High St.
Dedham, MA 02026-1831
Telephone: (781) 326-7200

Plymouth Clerk
Russell St
Plymouth, MA 02360
Telephone: (781) 747-6204

Suffolk Clerk
City Hall
Room 601
Boston, MA 02101-1706
Telephone: (617) 788-8300

Worcester Probate Court Clerk
2 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608-1116
Telephone: (508) 770-0825