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Details of Lowell Court Service Center

Overview of Lowell Court Service Center

Court Service Centers help people navigate the court system. Centers are available to all court users without lawyers and there are no income or immigration status requirements. All of the services in the Court Service Centers are free, but there may be other fees associated with your case, such as filing fees.

Hours for Lowell Court Service Center

Monday - Thursday:
8:30 am-1:00 pm, 2:00 pm-4:30 pm

Friday:
8:30 am-1:00 pm

Parking at Lowell Court Service Center

There is daily rate parking available at garages on Chelmsford St. and Middlesex St. and Thorndike/Gallagher St. (near the train station). There is some metered and non-metered on-street parking on the surrounding streets.

Parking is available at the Lower Locks municipal garage at 90 Warren Street to handle overflow. The Route 2 Belvidere bus stops close to this garage and the courthouse on its inbound trip. The outbound stop is a block up on Appleton Street. 

Public Transit

As of March 9, 2020, the Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA) will add a bus stop to the Route 18 Downtown Shuttle. This additional stop on the outbound trip from the Gallagher Terminal will be located at the corner of Middlesex Street and the Lord Overpass across the street from the courthouse.

The shuttle will run every 15 minutes from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Gallagher Terminal is the hub for MBTA Commuter Rail and LRTA bus service throughout Lowell and surrounding communities. To return to the Gallagher Terminal, there is a bus stop on Middlesex and Canal Street. The courthouse is within walking distance of this terminal. The LRTA bus tracker site can be accessed here.

Services at Lowell Court Service Center

Court Service Centers have computers with access to online resources that are available on a first-come first-served basis. Other services include:

  • one-on-one help filling out court forms; 
  • information about court rules, procedures and practices;
  • court documents and written instructions;
  • access to interpreter services;
  • assistance with legal research; and
  • contact information for community resources, legal assistance programs, and social service agencies.
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