Non-dispositive motions may be marked for hearing before the judge to whom the case is assigned. Parties and counsel are strongly encouraged to confirm dates and times with other parties before marking non-dispositive motions for hearings.
Only non-dispositive motions may be marked for hearing by a party. Dispositive motions under Mass. R. Civ. P. 12 (b) (1), 12 (b) (6), 12 (c) and 56 will be scheduled by the court in all cases. See Land Court Rule 4.
To schedule a motion hearing before either Judge Foster or Judge Long, please email your request to their Sessions Clerks directly. Sessions Clerk contact information is on the Land Court personnel web page.
|Monday, August 18||10:00 a.m.||Piper, J.|
|Tuesday, September 2||10:00 a.m.||Sands, J.|
|Friday, September 5||10:00 a.m.||Piper, J.|
|Thursday, September 11||10:00 a.m.||Piper, J.|
Tuesday, September 16
|Wednesday, September 17||10:00 a.m.||Piper, J.|
|Tuesday, September 30||10:00 a.m.||Sands, J.|
|Wednesday, October 1||10:00 a.m.||Piper, J.|
|Thursday, October 2||10:00 a.m.||Sands, J.|
• Please add the name of the judge assigned to your case on your pleadings.
• Sessions are held at the Land Court, 3 Pemberton Square, Boston.
• Courtroom assignments are posted at the Land Court Recorder’s Office (5th floor) on the day of the hearing.
• Motions in all tax lien cases may be marked for hearing any Thursday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.