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Probate and Family Court contacts

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Chief Justice John D. Casey

Honorable John D. Casey, Chief Justice
Probate and Family Court Administrative Office
3 Center Plaza
Suite 210
Boston, MA 02108

Phone:
Main: (617) 788-6600 TTY: (617) 788-6616
Fax: 617-788-8995

Administrative office personnel

Honorable John D. Casey, Chief Justice
Domenic DiCenso, Deputy Court Administrator
Diane Beswick, Managing Attorney
Danielle Smokler, Assistant Deputy Court Administrator
Matthew Abraham, Senior Program Manager
Brynne Connerty, DOR Administrator
Emily Deines, Case Manager
Nile Drochak, Child Support Processing Clerk
Denise Fitzgerald, Manager of Legal Research Services
Sophia Gonzalez, Child Support Processing Clerk
Marisol Henrique, Project Coordinator
Nicholas Lesbirel, eCourts Business Analyst
Linda Medonis, Senior Program Manager
Gabriela Mejia, Child Support Processing Clerk
Keith Nalbandian, Case Manager
Brian Pariser, Deputy Legal Counsel 
Carina Perez, DOR Sessions Clerk
Emma Polen, Child Support Processing Clerk
Joanne Powell, Head Administrative Assistant
Michelle Yee, Senior Program Manager

Additional Resources

Barnstable

Judge's Lobby
Lisa MacKenzie, Judicial Case Manager
Ashton Pouliot, Assistant Judicial Case Manager

Register's Office
Anastasia Welsh Perrino, Register
Sarah Long, First Assistant Register
Heidi Couture, Assistant Register

Probation Department
Donna Feinberg Rachwal, Chief Probation Officer
Christopher Hercun, Assistant Chief Probation Officer

Additional Resources

Berkshire

Judge's Lobby 
Lisa McCormack, Judicial Case Manager

Register's Office
Anthony P. Patella, Register
Clement Ferris, First Assistant Register 
Megan Tesoniero, Assistant Register

Probation Department
Amy Koenig, Chief Probation Officer
Stephen Nickoski, Assistant Chief Probation Officer

Additional Resources

Bristol

Judge's Lobby
Lesley Goldsmith, Judicial Case Manager
Christopher Carey, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Colleen Carroll, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Camille Chang, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Andrea Dunbar, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Tricia Poole, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Franklin Silveira, Assistant Judicial Case Manager

Register's Office
Thomas C. Hoye, Jr., Register
Juliane Clark, First Assistant Register
Kimberly Pedro, Assistant Register
Stephanie Tavares, Assistant Register

Probation Department
Michele Mullin, Chief Probation Officer
Joyce George, Assistant Chief Probation Officer
Laurie Plante, Assistant Chief Probation Officer

Additional Resources

Dukes

Register's Office
Daphne Devries, Register 

Probation Department
All probation issues are handled by Barnstable Probate and Family Court.

Additional Resources

Essex

Judge's Lobby
Henriette Perkins, Judicial Case Manager
Saira Buckley, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Matthew Charest, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Nickeisha Davidson, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Zona Sharfman, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Elizabeth Tangney, Assistant Judicial Case Manager

Register's Office
Pamela A. Casey O’Brien, Register
Lisa Gregson, First Assistant Register
Katelyn Lynch, Assistant Register
Yenny Tarayan, Assistant Register 

Probation Department
Patrice O'Brien, Chief Probation Officer
Jessica Grassia, Assistant Chief Probation Officer
Christal Mori, Assistant Chief Probation Officer

Additional Resources

Franklin

Judge's Lobby
Alexandra Flanders, Judicial Case Manager
Catherine Fitzgerald, Assistant Judicial Case Manager

Register's Office
John F. Merrigan, Register
Brennan McGuane, First Assistant Register
Brenda Dedinas, Assistant Register

Probation Department
John Johnson, Chief Probation Officer
Jennifer Neumann, Assistant Chief Probation Officer

Additional Resources

Hampden

Judge's Lobby 
Kristina Bordieri, Judicial Case Manager
Jocelyn Axelson, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Melissa Campana, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Kelly Zawistowski, Assistant Judicial Case Manager

Register's Office
Rosemary Saccomani, Register
Mary Keeler, First Assistant Register 
Maureen Lemke, Assistant Register
Craig Ornell, Assistant Register

Probation Department
John Gilpatrick, Chief Probation Officer
Laura Garrant, Assistant Chief Probation Officer
William Hurley, Assistant Chief Probation Officer

Additional Resources

Hampshire

Judge's Lobby 
Corey Carvalho, Assistant Judicial Case Manager

Register's Office
Michael J. Carey, Register
Lori Landers-Carvalho, First Assistant Register
Mark Ames, Assistant Register

Probation Department
Ronald J. Waskiewicz, Chief Probation Officer
Jo-Ana Lopez, Assistant Chief Probation Officer

Additional Resources

Middlesex

Judge's Lobby 
Jason Caton, Judicial Case Manager
Krishna Butaney, Assistant Judicial Case Manager 
Lisa Casey, Assistant Judicial Case Manager 
Renee Khan, Assistant Judicial Case Manager 
Colin McKinnon, Assistant Judicial Case Manager 
Margaret Reilly, Assistant Judicial Case Manager 
Alexandra Sisk, Assistant Judicial Case Manager 

Register's Office
Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register
David Fleischman, First Assistant Register 
Maria Dunn, Assistant Register 
Jamie Kelaher, Assistant Register
Toni Natola, Assistant Register

Probation Department
G. Scott Angelo, Chief Probation Officer
Jennifer Mann, Assistant Chief Probation Officer

Additional Resources

Nantucket

Register's Office
Sarah Maxwell, Register

Probation Department
All probation issues are handled by Barnstable Probate and Family Court.

Additional Resources

Norfolk

Judge's Lobby
Kim Ladue, Judicial Case Manager
Clare Gamberoni, Assistant Judicial Case Manager 
Kathryn Hannon, Assistant Judicial Case Manager 
Jennifer Maggiacomo, Assistant Judicial Case Manager 
Goro Matsuo, Assistant Judicial Case Manager 

Register's Office
Colleen Brierley, Register
Michael Barbadoro, First Assistant Register
Jay Fielding, Assistant Register
JohnJoe Hallissey, Assistant Register 

Probation Department
Teresa M. Plante, Chief Probation Officer
Claudine Bala, Assistant Chief Probation Officer
Barbara Barrett, Assistant Chief Probation Officer

Additional Resources

Plymouth

Judge's Lobby
Benjamin Harley, Judicial Case Manager
Mary Looney, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Claudia Magnus, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Kaitlin Murray, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
David Nolan, Assistant Judicial Case Manager

Register's Office
Matthew J. McDonough, Register
Laura Hatton, First Assistant Register
Yuen Yi Chung, Assistant Register
Brett Marie Ribeiro, Assistant Register

Probation Department
David Decosta. Assistant Chief Probation Officer
John O'Connor, Assistant Chief Probation Officer

Additional Resources

Suffolk

Judge's Lobby 
Patrick Yoyo, Judicial Case Manager
Kristen Antolini, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Sharon Blocker, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Amanda Bourgeois, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Kathleen Kavey, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Erica Sandra Lewis-Bowen, Assistant Judicial Case Manager

Register's Office
Felix D. Arroyo, Register
Greg Tarayan, First Assistant Register 
Tanya Brussa-Pagan, Assistant Register

Probation Department
Edwin P. Welch, Chief Probation Officer
Eric Gable, Assistant Chief Probation Officer
Kelly Imbriano, Assistant Chief Probation Officer

Additional Resources

Worcester

Judge's Lobby
Kathleen Brown, Judicial Case Manager
Alicia Doherty, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Fionnuala Girard, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Eden Prendergast, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Lana Simmons, Assistant Judicial Case Manager
Susan Walton, Assistant Judicial Case Manager

Register's Office
Stephanie K. Fattman, Register
Michael Dirlinger, First Assistant Register
Sean Gallagher, Assistant Register
Lisa Delgado, Assistant Register

Probation Department
Lisa L. Wong, Chief Probation Officer
Ryan Hartigan, Assistant Chief Probation Officer
Penny Welch, Assistant Chief Probation Officer

Additional Resources

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