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Public access to Superior Court events in Bristol County

Public access to Superior Court events is available in real time by calling the Public Access Telephone Lines listed below.

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How to listen to a Superior Court event

To listen to a Superior Court event via a Public Access Telephone Line, follow these steps:

1.    Identify the assigned session on the Superior Court’s Daily List Report published on the court’s website (see below example).  

Example of Bristol County daily list report

2. Call the toll free phone number (listed below) for the assigned session.

3. When prompted, enter the Participant Passcode, including the # symbol on your telephone. 

4. You will be connected to the audio for the event once the event begins.  You are receiving audio only and are unable to participate the event. 

You are strictly prohibited from making any unauthorized recording of the court event.

Public access telephone lines

County Session designation Superior Court Session/Ct Rm Toll free number Participant code
Bristol Criminal 1 Fall River Ctrm 8  866-657-1953 8520446#
  Criminal 2 Fall River Criminal 2 Ctrm 7 877-985-0763 3218227#
  Criminal 3 Fall River Criminal 3 Ctrm 6 866-790-2450 8276194#
  Criminal 4 Fall River Criminal 4 Ctrm 9 877-952-6557 9205394#
  Civil A New Bedford Civil A Ctrm-lower 877-935-9980 7643599#
  Civil B New Bedford Civil B Ctrm-upper 877-985-9303 2509306#

If you have difficulty accessing the Public Access Telephone Lines for a Superior Court event, you may contact the Clerk’s Office at (508) 491-3310. In some instances, the Superior Court may choose to live stream certain events via YouTube or Zoom.  For more information on a particular live stream event, please contact the Clerk’s Office. 

Additional Resources



Clerk's Office & Probation Department (508) 491-3300


Probation Department (508) 821-9563


186 S. Main St.
Fall River, MA 02720
Probation Department
186 S. Main St.
Suite 302
Fall River, MA 02720


Clerk's Office (508) 996-2051


441 County St.
1st Floor
New Bedford, MA 02740
Last updated: July 20, 2020