- Housing Court
The new Metro-South Housing Court will serve Abington, Bridgewater, Brockton, East Bridgewater, West Bridgewater, and Whitman, and eventually will serve Norfolk County, as well.
In addition to opening a new division, the Housing Court expansion led by Chief Justice Timothy Sullivan and Deputy Court Administrator Paul Burke includes:
- Increasing the number of judges in the department from 10 to 15
- Expanding the jurisdiction of the existing divisions
- Extending access to the Housing Court for 84 additional cities and towns in Massachusetts