|Referenced Sources:||Superior Court Protocols by County|
Members of the Bar can expect the following criminal case management practices to be enforced by judges sitting in the criminal sessions of the Superior Court in Plymouth County. The purpose of these practices is to resolve cases, either by plea or by trial, in a timely and efficient manner to better serve the community with dignity and speed.
In Plymouth County, we have four dedicated criminal sessions: two in Brockton and two in Plymouth. The sessions are designated and located as follows:
Brockton (72 Belmont Street)
1st Criminal Session - All initial appearances will be held in this session.
2nd Criminal Trial Session – This is a dedicated trial session for certain designated cases originating in Brockton.
Plymouth (52 Obery Street)
3rd Criminal Trial Session – This is a dedicated trial session for cases from both Brockton and the rest of Plymouth County.
4th Criminal Session - This is a dedicated trial session for cases from both Brockton and the rest of Plymouth County, as well as a session for trial conferences to be held in the afternoon.