The State Organization Index provides an alphabetical listing of government organizations, including commissions, departments, and bureaus.
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The Judicial Branch consists of the Supreme Judicial Court, the Appeals Court, the Executive Office of the Trial Court, the 7 Trial Court departments, the Massachusetts Probation Service, and the Office of Jury Commissioner.
The Massachusetts court system consists of the Supreme Judicial Court, the Appeals Court, the Executive Office of the Trial Court, the 7 Trial Court departments, the Massachusetts Probation Service, and the Office of Jury Commissioner.
The SJC is the Commonwealth's highest appellate court.
The Appeals Court reviews decisions that Trial Court judges have already made in many different kinds of cases.
The Executive Office of the Trial Court facilitates communication and enables joint leadership of the Trial Court by the Chief Justice of the Trial Court and the Court Administrator.
The Boston Municipal Court Department serves the City of Boston, and handles both criminal and civil matters.
The District Court Department hears a wide range of criminal, civil, housing, juvenile, mental health, and other types of cases.
The Housing Court Department oversees civil and criminal actions that involve the health, safety, or welfare of homeowners or those who live in residential housing.
The Juvenile Court Department oversees civil and criminal matters statewide involving children including youthful offender, care and protection, and delinquency cases.
The Land Court Department oversees the registration of title to real property, and foreclosure and redemption of real estate tax liens.
The Probate and Family Court Department handles matters involving families and children, like divorce, child support, and wills.
The Superior Court Department is a statewide court that handles both criminal and civil actions.
The OJC provides randomly selected pools of jurors, representative of the communities from which they are drawn, to each of the state's Trial Jury and Grand Jury courts.
MPS's main goal is to keep communities safe and to provide people on probation with the rehabilitative tools they need to live a productive and law-abiding life.
There are 15 Trial Court Law Libraries located across Massachusetts to serve the courts, attorneys and the public. We are here to help you with your legal information needs.
The Reporter of Decisions makes true reports of decisions upon all questions of law argued by counsel before the Supreme Judicial Court and the Appeals Court, and prepares them for publication, in print and electronic form, with suitable headnotes, tables of cases, and indexes.