Types of cases available through the Attorney Portal for case information

Find out what case types and imaging are available for each Trial Court department.

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Overview

The following case types are available to attorneys through masscourts.org. Please note that most criminal cases are only available by docket number. If you're searching by docket number, make sure you enter the number exactly how it appears. 

Learn how to view electronic case information through the Attorney Portal.

Boston Municipal Court

  • Civil
  • Criminal
  • Small claims
  • Summary process
  • Supplementary process

Images are available for select docket entries.

District Court

  • Civil
  • Criminal
  • Small claims
  • Summary process
  • Supplementary process

Images are available for select docket entries.

Housing Court

  • Civil
  • Small claims
  • Summary process
  • Supplementary process

Images are available for select docket entries.

Land Court

  • Miscellaneous
  • Permit
  • Registration
  • Servicemembers (through 2014)
  • Servicemembers (as of 2015)
  • Severed
  • Subsequent
  • Tax lien
  • Other court

Images are available for select docket entries.

Probate & Family Court

  • Domestic relations custody, support, and parenting time
  • Domestic relations
  • Domestic relations/other
  • Equity – Partition
  • Equity complaint
  • Equity petition 
  • Estates and administration
  • Guardianship managed
  • Joint petition
  • Paternity managed
  • Paternity in equity
  • Probate abuse / conservator managed
  • Probate other

Images are available for select docket entries.

Superior Court

Civil case types:

  • Administrative civil actions
  • Actions involving the state/ municipality
  • Business litigation
  • Civil actions with incarcerated party
  • Contract/business cases
  • Equitable remedies
  • Miscellaneous civil actions
  • Real property
  • SDP - determination
  • SDP -  exam & discharge
  • Torts

Criminal case types:

  • Bail petitions
  • Criminal complaints
  • Indictments
  • Legacy SDP (only Suffolk Criminal)
  • Probation transfers

Images are available for select docket entries.

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