Bristol County Superior Court-New Bedford


441 County St., 1st Floor, New Bedford, MA 02740


Clerk's Office (508) 996-2051



The Bristol County Superior Court in New Bedford serves the cities and towns of Bristol County. This location handles only civil matters.


Monday - Friday:
8:00 am-4:30 pm


There is metered parking around the perimeter of the building in all directions.  The closest public lot is the Elm Street garage, several blocks away from the courthouse.

Public transportation

The court is accessible via the Southeast Regional Transit Authority (SRTA).  The terminal is located at 25 North Sixth Street in the heart of downtown, only 3 blocks from the courthouse.  In addition, bus route #3 (Dartmouth Street) crosses the intersection of Union and County Streets, one building over from the courthouse. Visit for additional information.


If you received documents from the Courts or a third party, please check the documents to find that office or department. Otherwise, contact the ADA Coordinator below.

Marc Santos  
Phone: 508-996-2051
Fax: 508-992-6445

Jurors Only

For assistance, please contact the Office of Jury Commissioner at 1-800-THE-JURY (843-5879) or
TTY: 1-800-328-3202


Using cameras and electronic devices

More info

Clerk's Office

Marc J. Santos, Clerk of Courts

Probation Department

Mary Santos, Chief Probation Officer


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