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Lowell District Court

Address
41 Hurd St Lowell, MA 01852
Phone
978-459-4101
Fax
978-937-2486
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No impounded records released
General Note
Includes Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Lowell, Tewksbury, and Tyngsboro.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records indexed on cards or docket books. Records retained for 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

In person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Malden District Court

Address
89 Summer St. Malden, MA 02148
Phone
781-322-7500
Fax
781-322-0169
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No juvenile records released
General Note
Includes Malden, Melrose, Everett, and Wakefield.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records indexed on cards or docket books back to 1970; on computer back to 1999.

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Marlborough District Court 21

Address
45 Williams St Marlborough, MA 01752
Phone
508-485-3700
Fax
508-485-1575
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No juvenile records released
General Note
Includes Marlborough and Hudson.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records indexed on cards or docket books. State law requires records be retained for 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Waltham District Court 51

Address
38 Linden St Waltham, MA 02452
Phone
781-894-4500 x4
Fax
781-894-4360
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No juvenile records released
General Note
Includes Waltham, Watertown, and Weston.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Criminal records indexed on cards and docket books, back for 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Woburn District Court 53

Address
30 Pleasant St Woburn, MA 01801
Phone
781-935-4000
Fax
781-933-4404
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No statutorily non-public records released
General Note
Includes Burlington, North Reading, Reading, Stoneham, Wilmington, Winchester, and Woburn.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Criminal records indexed on cards, computer listing or docket books back 30 years.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, fax, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Cambridge District Court 52

Address
4040 Mystic Valley Parkway Medford, MA 02155
Phone
781-306-2715
Fax
781-395-2035
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No sealed or juvenile records released
General Note
Includes Cambridge, Arlington, Belmont. Formerly located in Cambridge, pre-2009. The main phone number is 781-306-2710.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records indexed on cards or docket books; computerized records since 1997. State law requires records be retained 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Concord District Court 47

Address
305 Walden St Concord, MA 01742
Phone
978-369-0500
Fax
978-371-2945
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No impounded files released
General Note
Includes Concord, Carlisle, Lincoln, Lexington, Bedford, Acton, Maynard, Stow and State PD.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address, DOB, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records index printed from computer from 1998, index cards and books from 1950, archived from 1643

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

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Ayer District Court

Address
25 E Main St Ayer, MA 01432
Phone
978-772-2100
Fax
978-772-5345
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
Juvenile records not released
General Note
Includes Ayer, Ashby, Boxborough, Dunstable, Groton, Littleton, Pepperell, Shirley, Townsend, Westford and Devens Regional Enterprise Zone.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records indexed on cards from 1977 to 1995, computerized 1996 forward; Only required to keep records 10 years.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

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Framingham District Court

Address
PO Box 1969 600 Concord St Framingham, MA 01701
Phone
508-875-7461
Fax
508-626-2503
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No sealed, expunged or juvenile records released
General Note
Includes Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Sudbury, and Wayland.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records indexed on cards or docket books back to 1900; on computer back to 1986

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, fax

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Natick District Court

Address
600 Concord St Framingham, MA 01701
Phone
508-620-9110
Fax
508-620-9118
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No juvenile records released
General Note
Includes Natick and Sherborn. Since 10/2009 this Natick District Court is in same courthouse as Framingham Court, but indexes and offices are separate.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records indexed on cards and docket books, back for 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Newton District Court

Address
1309 Washington St West Newton, MA 02465
Phone
617-244-3600 x4
Fax
617-243-7291
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No juvenile, (some) 209-A cases or mental health records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records indexed in books back to 1900

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, fax, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Somerville District Court

Address
175 Fellsway Somerville, MA 02145
Phone
617-666-8000
Fax
617-776-2111
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No juvenile or impounded records released
General Note
Includes Medford and Somerville. Will search only one or two names.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1997; prior records on index cards or docket books. State law requires records be retained for 20 years

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Superior Court - Woburn

Address
200 TradeCenter Woburn, MA 01801
Phone
781-939-2700/2800
Fax
781-939-0872
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $25,000
Restricted Records
No impounded or those restricted by statute records released
Civil Note
Court is planning to have public internet access. Online for attorneys and law firms only with registration at www.ma-trialcourts.org/tcic/welcome.jsp.
General Note
Up until 3/17/2008 this court was located in East Cambridge.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, rest on card indexes to 1986

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

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Superior Court - Lowell

Address
360 Gorham St Lowell, MA 01852
Phone
978-453-0201
Fax
n/a
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $25,000
Civil Note
Online only for attorneys and law firms at www.ma-trialcourts.org/tcic/welcome.jsp.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1990; prior records kept at East Cambridge Middlesex Superior Court, 40 Thorndike, Cambridge, MA 02141

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Middlesex County Court Recorder Offices

County Registry of Deeds

Address
Middlesex County (Southern District) 208 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA 02141
Phone
617-679-6300
Fax
617-494-9083
Hours
8AM-4PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1974.

Courier Offices

Address
208 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA 02141

County Register of Deeds

Address
Middlesex County (Northern District) 360 Gorham St Lowell, MA 01852
Phone
978-322-9000
Fax
978-322-9001
Hours
8:30AM-4:15PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include recorded land, registered land, plans. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1/2/1976.

Courier Offices

Address
360 Gorham St Lowell, MA 01852

County Assessor

Phone
978-970-4200