Dorchester Juvenile Court


510 Washington St., Dorchester, MA 02124


Clerk’s Office (617) 788-2578
Probation Department (617) 282-6622

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The Details


This court is formally called the Suffolk County Juvenile Court - Dorchester. Delinquency, harassment and criminal cases for the area covered by the Boston Police's Dorchester Division. All care and protections, child requiring assistance and jury trials are heard in the Boston session.


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


There is no public parking available at this courthouse.  Limited parking is available on the streets in the vicinity of the courthouse.

Public Transportation

You can reach the vicinity of the courthouse using the MBTA via the subway using the Red Line.   

It is strongly recommended that you check with the MBTA's website to make sure you receive their updated routes. They offer a Trip Planner, which enables users to get personalized recommendations.


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

Kim MacDonald  
Phone: 617-288-9500 x225
Fax: 617-436-8250 

Leslie Martinez  
Phone: 617-288-9500 x200
Fax: 617-436-8250

Jurors Only

Please call for details at 1-800-THE-JURY (1-800-843-5879).


No cell phones, or other electronic devices, including:

  • laptop or notebook computers,
  • computer tablets,
  • smartphones,
  • bluetooth and other similar devices.

(Exceptions: Employees, Police, Attorneys and Jurors)

Using cameras and electronic devices

More info

Judge's Lobby

Hon. Terry M. Craven, First Justice

Clerk’s Office

Donna M. Ciampoli, Clerk-Magistrate

Probation Department

Mary K. McIntyre, Chief Probation Officer


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