Lawrence Housing Court


Fenton Judicial Center
2 Appleton St., 2nd Floor, Lawrence, MA 01840


Clerk’s Office & Housing Specialist Department (978) 689-7833

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The Northeast Housing Court in Lawrence serves Acton, Amesbury, Andover, Ashby, Ayer, Beverly, Billerica, Boxborough, Boxford, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Concord, Danvers, Devens, Dracut, Dunstable, Essex, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groton, Groveland, Hamilton, Haverhill, Ipswich, Lawrence, Littleton, Lowell, Lynn, Lynnfield, Manchester-by-The-Sea, Marblehead, Maynard, Merrimac, Methuen, Middleton, Nahant, Newbury, Newburyport, North Andover, Peabody, Pepperell, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Saugus, Shirley, Stow, Swampscott, Tewksbury, Topsfield, Townsend, Tyngsborough, Wenham, Westford and West Newbury.


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


There are two paid parking lots near the courthouse, as well as one paid garage adjacent to the courthouse.

Public Transportation

The court is accessible by the Haverhill line of the MBTA. The closest station to the courthouse is the Lawrence Station stop, which is approximately 1/2 of a mile from the courthouse. Busses are also available through the Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority.


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.

Cynthia Kappotis  
Phone: 978-689-7833
Fax: 978-689-7838

Eli Delacruz 
Phone: 978-946-6102 x2120
Fax: 978-689-7838

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. Fairlie A. Dalton, First Justice

Clerk's Office
Jeffrey Hernandez (Acting), Clerk-Magistrate

Housing Specialist Department

Martha A. Buckley, Chief Housing Specialist


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