Somerville District Court
Main Number: 617-666-8000; TTY: 617-776-5645; Probation Department: 617-666-8000
Founded in 1978, the district trial court handles civil and criminal cases filed in the cities of Somerville and Medford. Among the types of cases heard are small claims, motor vehicle infractions, probation hearings and restraining orders. Language interpreters are available and may be applied for using online forms available by clicking here.
During fiscal year 2009, the Somerville District Court held proceedings for over 14,900 cases--or an average of 60 per business day.
- Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 4:30pm
- Handicap Accessible: Ramp at rear entrance. All floors are accessible. Contact the court's ADA liaison to request special accommodations. Assisted listening devices available.
- Founding Date: 1978
- Parking: Free lot
- Public restrooms: Yes
- Jurisdiction: Municipal
- Type: Civil, Criminal, Family, Small claims, Traffic