- 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