Suffolk Probate and Family Court


24 New Chardon St., Boston , MA 02114


Register's Office (617) 788-8301
Probation Department (617) 788-8360


Register's Office (617) 788-8962
Probation Department (617) 788-8957



This court serves Boston, Brighton, Charlestown, Chelsea, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Revere, Roslindale, South Boston, and Winthrop.


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


There is no public parking available at this courthouse.  Parking at your own expense is available in the vicinity of the courthouse at parking lots and garages and metered spaces on the streets.

Public Transportation

You can reach the courthouse using the MBTA via the subway using the Orange, Green, Blue or Red line.  You can also reach the vicinity of the court using the Commuter Rail to North Station.

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.


Getting legal help at the courthouse from lawyer for the day

Getting legal help at the courthouse from the court clinic

Consult the monthly judicial calendar for this court


Please contact the ADA coordinator below for more information regarding ADA accessibility at this court location.

Maria C. Rizzo-Laface  
Phone: 617-788-8364
Fax: 617-788-8983


Read the Trial Court policy on using cameras and electronic devices.

More info

Judge's Lobby 

Hon. Joan Armstrong, First Justice

Register's Office

Felix D. Arroyo, Register

Probation Department

Marguerite C. Riley, Chief Probation Officer


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