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Boston Municipal Court (BMC)

The Boston Municipal Court Department serves the City of Boston, and handles both criminal and civil matters.

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Edward W. Brooke Courthouse, 24 New Chardon St., 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02114


(617) 788-8747

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The Boston Municipal Court Department has 30 judges serving the City of Boston in 8 court divisions located in Brighton, Central (downtown), Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Roxbury, South Boston, and West Roxbury. Besides both criminal and civil cases, the Boston Municipal Court Department also has jurisdiction to review some government agency actions, such as unemployment compensation appeals and firearms license appeals.

The Boston Municipal Court Department is devoted to the rule of law through the conscientious and expeditious resolution of disputes, with a commitment to restoring the human spirit through correction, education, respect and compassion.

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