Superior Court

Superior Court

The Superior Court Department is a statewide court that handles both criminal and civil actions.
Address
Administrative Office
Suffolk County Courthouse, 3 Pemberton Square, 13th Floor, Boston, MA 02108
Fax
(617) 788-8137

Who we serve

The court's 82 justices sit in 20 courthouses in all 14 counties of the Commonwealth. The Superior Court has original jurisdiction in civil actions over $25,000 and in matters where equitable relief is sought We also have original jurisdiction in actions including labor disputes where injunctive relief is sought, have exclusive authority to convene medical malpractice tribunals, have appellate jurisdiction over certain administrative proceedings, and may hold sittings for naturalization in any city or town. We have exclusive original jurisdiction of first-degree murder cases and original jurisdiction of all other crimes.

See more info on the Superior Court on classic Mass.gov.

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