The State Organization Index provides an alphabetical listing of government organizations, including commissions, departments, and bureaus.
Top-requested sites to log in to services provided by the state
Find information on how the Massachusetts Court System operates, how to find a lawyer, and how to locate other services that might be available to you.
Obtain information to help you with legal issues. Topics include a glossary of legal terms, a guide to representing yourself in court, resources to help you find an attorney, information for understanding court procedures, and more.
An Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) is an order from a judge that suspends a person’s license to possess or carry a gun.
Information on appeals in all court departments.
Find information about the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act and the court process for consumer complaints.
Find information about getting or responding to abuse and harassment prevention orders and restraining orders.
Learn about the criminal court process, from arrest, through pre-trial proceedings, to trial and verdict. You can also learn how to file a request to seal a record.
Find information on family law issues, including adoption, alimony, annulment, child custody, child requiring assistance (CRA), child support, divorce, and separate support.
Find information about guardianship and conservatorship of minors and incapacitated persons.
Find information on eviction and other landlord-tenant issues in court.
Everyone has the right to use a name they choose as long as it isn’t done in fraud or for illegal reasons.
Small claims courts provide a simple, informal and inexpensive option for resolving cases where the claim is $7,000 or less.
Find information about motor vehicle violations and what to do if you get a traffic ticket, as well as information about non-criminal infractions such as littering, jaywalking, bicycling violations, and leash laws.
Find out when it's necessary to probate an estate, what the types of probate are, and how to probate an estate.
Find out what a Section 35 petition is, who can request one, who is eligible for one, and what treatment is like.
If you need to report child abuse, any other kind of abuse, or need urgent assistance, please click here.