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Boston Courthouses

Last updated: September 30, 2013

As home to about 7.5 million residents, Boston is one of the most densely populated regions in America. Deeply rooted in history and tradition, the “Cradle of Liberty” played a critical role in the founding of our nation.  Boston boasts two world-class universities in Harvard and M.I.T., but locals know you have not truly experienced Boston traditions until you catch a glimpse of the Green Monster inside the legendary Fenway Park.

Just as Greater Boston consists of countless interconnected neighborhoods, its courthouses are numerous and scattered. Knowing which court is appropriate for your particular issue and location is critical to your success, so here is a useful guide to the Boston court system.