Users Agree to These Terms:  By accessing or using this website, you agree that you have read, understood and accept this Website Terms of Use policy and all other website policies. You agree to comply with all website policies as well as all applicable laws, court rules, regulations and court orders. The Judiciary’s website is the property of the Massachusetts Judiciary and is protected by copyright and other restrictions. Any unauthorized reproduction, commercial publication, or exploitation of any text, images or content of the Judiciary’s website is strictly prohibited. Your access to and use of this website and the content contained therein may be terminated at any time without notice. You may not do any of the following:

a) violate any copyright and other proprietary or intellectual property rights in connection with the Judiciary’s website;
b) engage in any data mining or use “bots” or similar data gathering and extraction
tools or methods in connection with the Judiciary’s website;
c.) decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, lease, sell, distribute or reproduce this website;
d.) transmit, post or otherwise make available: (i) content that is unlawful, false, inaccurate, harmful, obscene or otherwise objectionable, including but not limited to, any content that infringes on any intellectual property or proprietary rights; (ii) viruses, Trojan horses or other harmful programs or material; or (iii) advertising or promotional materials, “spam” or any other form of solicitation;
e.) misrepresent your affiliation with or impersonate any person or entity;
f.) interfere with or disrupt this website or attempt to circumvent this website’s security features;
g.) remove or modify any copyright notices, other proprietary notices, or references contained on this website;
h.) misrepresent the content from this website or misinform others about the origin or ownership of the website or content therein; or
use or reproduce any judicial seal/logo, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts seal, coat of arms or flag, or any other official emblem, flag, coat of arms or seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any of its offices, departments, agencies or branches of government that appear on this site.

If you establish an account on this website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user identification and password, and you are responsible for all activities that occur through the use of your password or user identification. You are responsible for all content that you transmit or otherwise make available to this website.

No Warranty, Endorsement or Liability: This website is provided by the Massachusetts Judiciary as an informational service only and does not constitute, and should not be relied upon as, an official record of the court. Unless expressly provided to the contrary, communications through the website shall in no event constitute a filing with any court or provide legal notice to any court including its employees, agents or representatives. All content provided on this website is provided “as is,” with no warranties, express or implied, including the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. The Massachusetts Judiciary does not, and cannot, warrant the results that may be obtained through the use of this website or the content therein.

All information displayed on this website is provided as a service to the general public and does not constitute legal advice. If you are in need of legal advice or assistance, you may wish to consult an attorney or contact a legal aid organization.

Any references to commercial entities, products, services, or other non-governmental organizations or individuals that remain on the website are provided solely for the information of individuals using the website. These references are not intended to reflect the opinion of the Massachusetts Judiciary or its justices and employees concerning the significance, priority, or importance to be given the referenced entity, product, service, or organization. Such references are not an official or personal endorsement of any product, person, or service, and may not be quoted or reproduced for the purpose of stating or implying the Judiciary's endorsement or approval of any product, person, or service. The Massachusetts Judiciary does not guarantee or warrant that any information posted by individuals on the website is correct, and disclaims any liability for any loss or damage resulting from reliance on any such information. The links to non-state websites are for information purposes only and do not necessarily reflect the official views of the Judiciary.