The Essex County District Attorney's Office (EAS) is committed to achieving meaningful accessibility to its website for all users, including users with disabilities. We follow specific enterprise standards, established by the Commonwealth's Information Technology Division, designed to meet the needs of our citizens with disabilities. The Commonwealth enterprise standards are generally based on standards used by the Federal government for technology accessibility for people with disabilities, and web content accessibility guidelines developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

For more information about the Federal standards, please visit the Section 508 web site ( or the Federal Access Board web site ( For more information about the W3C guidelines, please visit their web site ( This EAS website is regularly tested using leading web accessibility technologies and reviewed by users to verify that it is compliant with applicable standards.

About Portable Document Format (PDF)

Some documents on this site are produced in Portable Document Format (PDF). We make every effort to ensure that all files use the latest version of Acrobat (file conversion software for PDFs), which is the most accessible technology currently available for these types of files. In order to improve viewing of these files, please download the latest version of Adobe Reader TM, which is available for free at the Adobe web site (

However, recognizing that even this version does not always work for all users, alternative accessible formats are provided wherever possible, most commonly through a text or an HTML file.

Technical Contact Information

If any file format prevents you from accessing our website information, please contact us by phone (978) 745-6610 or mail Essex County District Attorney's Office, Ten Federal Street, Salem MA 01970.