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Court system COVID-19 video resources

A collection of video resources explaining court procedures during COVID-19.

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Rental assistance resources

This video outlines important resources that are available to landlords and tenants.

What to expect when you come to court

As courthouses across the Commonwealth reopen to the public on a limited basis, this video shares operational guidelines and protocols to keep the public and court staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.


This video is also viewable in Cape Verdean, Spanish, and Portuguese

A virtual meeting with the Chief Justice and Court Administrator for the Massachusetts Bar

Chief Justice Paula Carey and Court Administrator Jon Williams were joined by Trial Court Department Chief Justices in an hour-long forum on the measures in place to ensure the safe reopening of courts and the efforts and initiatives underway to ensure the delivery of justice.

The meeting covered general information including: 

  • Overview of Court Department Standing Orders
  • Reopening Timeline & Court Practices 
  • Environmental Controls & Entry Screening at Courthouses
  • Access to Clerks and Registers Offices 
  • Continuance of virtual hearings & remote processing, wherever possible
  • Questions & Answers 
Last updated: March 2, 2022