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Worcester County Court Records

Worcester County Court Records provide official information on legal proceedings within the county's court system. Such records include but are not limited to:

  • Complaint/Petition documents
  • Summons
  • Arrest warrants
  • Indictment
  • Judgments
  • Marriage license
  • Deeds
  • Divorce decree
  • Wills
  • Probate inventory
  • Docket sheets
  • Case information.

Massachusetts Court Records (and those of its counties) play significant roles in aiding the public understanding of the judicial process and establishing guidance for future proceedings.

Are Court Records Public in Worcester County?

Yes, Worcester County Court Records are public. The Massachusetts Public Records Law (Chapter 66 Section 10 of the Massachusetts General Law) grants public access to Worcester Public Records. However, there are restrictions on certain court records. For privacy and security reasons, the following Worcester Court Records are not open to public scrutiny:

  • Adoption Records
  • Juvenile Records
  • Sealed Records
  • Expunged Records
  • Mental Health Records
  • Victim Information
  • Sensitive personal information such as financial account numbers and Social Security Numbers.

Worcester County Court Records Search

Members of the public have several options for searching for Worcester Court Records. Available search options include:

  • Online search through official government websites and third-party online resources
  • In-person visits to the court's physical locations
  • Mail ordering of records from the custodian courts.

Worcester County Court Records Search by Name

The following steps may simplify a name-based search for any type of Worcester County Court Records:

Use the Massachusetts Judicial System webs

  • Identify the Worcester County Court that prosecuted the case
  • Login to the Massachusetts Court System's official website
  • Navigate to the Worcester District Court page and click on the “search docket, calendar, and case information” link
  • Select “access trial court dockets” to access the Massachusetts Trial Court Case Access page
  • Check the “I am not a robot” box and select any of the two search options
  • Specify the court or department to narrow the search
  • Use the name of the records owner as the search criteria
  • Review the search results to find results associated with the name.

Visit the Court location.

  • Visit the Worcester County Superior Court or District Court in person.
  • Locate the Public Access Terminals and log into the Massachusetts Trial Court portal.
  • Check the “I am not a robot” box and select “to search public records”.
  • Fill out the new page with the court's department, division, and location
  • Select “name” as the search criteria and provide the name of the record's owner.

Note that there may be restrictions on accessing certain records, and access and registration fees may apply for accessing Worcester County Court Records.

Worcester County Courts

In Worcester County, Massachusetts, the following courts make the Judicial system:

  • Worcester County Superior Court
  • District Court
  • Probate and Family Courts, and
  • Housing Courts

Worcester County District Court Records

The Worcester County District Court is a trial court that handles several case types. In Worcester, the District Court Jurisdiction covers

  • Civil
  • Criminal
  • Housing
  • Small Claims
  • Juvenile
  • Mental Health
  • Family, and
  • Probate cases.

To access specific Worcester County District Court Records, requesters can do the following:

  • Visit the Worcester Court District Court page:
    • Click on the Massachusetts Court System Locations link and navigate to the specific Worcester County District Court.
    • Click on the “search docket, calendar, and case information” link to access the Massachusetts Trial Court Case Access page.
    • Check the “I am not a robot box” and click “To search public records”.
    • Select the court department, division, and location, and choose the number of results per output page.
    • Provide the name of the record owner or business.
  • Visit the specific Worcester County District Courthouse and access records through Public Access Terminals (if available). Contact the Worcester County District Court and seek assistance from the staff.

Worcester County Criminal Records

Worcester County Criminal Records are documents and information relating to criminal cases and proceedings within Worcester County, Massachusetts. In Worcester County, keeping pre-trial criminal records (Arrest Records) is the responsibility of the Worcester County Sheriff's Office, the local police departments, and the arresting law enforcement agency. Worcester County arrest records information includes:

  • Name of the arrestee
  • Date of arrest
  • Charges
  • Mugshot
  • Fingerprints
  • Bail or Bond.

Access to Worcester Arrest Records is restricted to authorized persons such as the victims, law enforcement, and legal representatives of the victims and the arrestee.

To obtain Worcester County Arrest Records, a requester should:

  • Contact the Arresting Agency directly and request to access arrest Records (contact information is available through their websites)
  • Submit a request to access arrest Records
  • Provide identification
  • Pay any applicable fee
  • Follow up the request to ensure it is processed
  • Review the records.

Note: restrictions or limitations may apply to certain information for security and privacy reasons.

Worcester County Criminal Court Case Lookup

Keeping Worcester County Criminal Records is the responsibility of the Massachusetts Criminal History Systems Board (CHSB) of the Massachusetts Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJ IS).

To access Worcester Criminal Records:

  • Visit the DCJIS website
  • Click the “Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI)” link.
  • Login to the Massachusetts iCORI Service and register to access the criminal records search page.

Get Worcester County Civil Court Records

Worcester County Civil Court Records are documents detailing the proceedings and outcomes of civil cases in Worcester County, Massachusetts.

Worcester Civil Court Records include:

  • Civil complaints
  • Summons
  • Pleadings and Motions
  • Discovery materials
  • Court Orders and Judgments
  • Appeals and Appellate.

In Worcester County, maintaining Civil Court Records is the duty of the Worcester County Superior and District Courts.

To access Worcester County Civil Court Records:

  • Login to the Worcester County Superior Court website
  • Access the search page
  • On the search page, in addition to the name of the owner of the records, fill out the information in the following order.
    • Department: district court
    • Court Division: Worcester District Court
    • Court Location: Worcester District Court
    • Case Type: Civil
    • Case Status: Select the status of choice from the menu
    • Party Type: choose from the menu.

Due to the sensitive nature of some Civil Court Records, there may be restrictions on certain Worcester County Civil Court Records. In addition to fee payments, the Worcester County Civil Court Records requester may have to show proof of eligibility to access records.

Worcester County Family Court Records

Worcester County Family Court Records are documents relating to legal proceedings on family matters within Worcester County, Massachusetts. Family Court Records includes:

  • Adoption Records
  • Child Custody and Visitation Records
  • Child Support Records
  • Divorce and Annulment Records
  • Domestic Violence and Restraining Orders
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship Records
  • Paternity Establishment Records.

The Worcester County Probate and Family Court is responsible for maintaining Family Court Records. Worcester Probate and Family Court Records are significant because they are legal documentation of proceedings relating to probate and family matters. Also, they protect the rights of individuals involved in family cases.

To access Worcester County Family Court Records:

  • Login to the Massachusetts Trial Court Case Access Page through the Worcester County Probate and Family Court website
  • Check the ”I am not a robot” and login to the search page
  • From the drop menus, select in the following order:
    • Department: Probate and Family Court
    • Court Division: Worcester County Probate and Family Court
    • Court Location: Worcester County Probate and Family Court
  • Provide the name of the owner of the records
  • Select the appropriate options for:
    • Case Type
    • Case Status
    • Party Type
  • Click “Search”.

Although Worcester County Probate and Family Court Records are public, there may be restrictions on certain records and information for security and privacy considerations. In addition to records owners, access to some Worcester County Probate and Family Court Records is by authorization.

Worcester Dissolution of Marriage Records

Worcester County Dissolution of Marriage Records (also known as Divorce Records) are documents relating to the termination of marriages in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester County's Probate and Family Court is responsible for maintaining the Dissolution of Marriage Records.

To access Worcester County Dissolution of Marriage Records, call the Worcester County Probate and Family Court at (508) 831-2200 or make an in-person visit to:

225 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608.

Worcester County Marriage and Divorce Records

In Worcester County, the Probate and Family is responsible for keeping Worcester County Marriage Records and Divorce Records. Typically, Worcester County Marriage Records and Divorce Records consist of

  • Worcester County Marriage Certificate
  • Worcester Marriage License

To access Worcester County Marriage and Divorce Records, do the following:

For Worcester County Marriage Records from 1931 to the present:

Login to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health's Registry of Vital Records and Statistics (VRS) website and make an online Marriage Records Request. Requesters can also visit the RVRS in person or download, fill out a Vital Records Mail Order Form and send it to:

Registry of Vital Records and Statistics

150 Mount Vernon St., 1st Floor, Dorchester, MA

Residents can also access Worcester County Marriage Records from 1841 to 1930 by visiting the Massachusetts Archives.

Requesters may need to provide the records docket number to obtain Worcester County Divorce Records. To get a record's case number, contact the Worcester County Probate and Family Court or search for the case number on the Massachusetts Court System website.

  • Download and complete a “Request for Copies Form”.
  • Send the form or take it to the courthouse where the divorce decree was issued.

The following fees apply to access Worcester County Marriage and Divorce Records.

Marriage Records

Services Costs
Online or phone order $54.00 for the first copy and $42.00 for an additional copy
Order by mail $32.00 per copy
In-person $20.00 per copy.

Divorce Records

Services Costs
Certified copy of a judgment of divorce nisi $20.00 per copy.
Certified copy of a divorce separation agreement $20.00 fee copy, $0.50 per additional page.
Certificate of divorce absolute. $20.00 per copy.

Worcester Birth and Death Records

Worcester County Birth Records and Death Records are Vital Records. Maintaining Worcester County Vital Records is the responsibility of the Registry of Vital Records and Statistics office in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the city or town clerk's office where the birth or death occurred. The following guidelines may help to access Worcester County Birth and Death Records:

Worcester County Birth Certificate

  • Login to the RVRS website and submit an online request
  • Download and complete a Vital Records Mail Order Form and mail it to:

Registry of Vital Records and Statistics

150 Mt. Vernon St.
1st Floor
Dorchester, MA 02125.

  • Visit the RVRS office in person and request access to birth records.

To access Worcester County Death Records

  • Identify the city or town within Worcester County where the death occurred and contact the clerk's office.
  • Visit the clerk's office website
  • Navigate to the records section
  • Download, complete, and submit an online records request form
  • Locate, download, fill out, and submit an online records request form
  • Pay all applicable fees
  • Wait for records to arrive.

Worcester County Birth and Death Records are useful for various reasons, some of which include:

  • Official documentation of life-changing events
  • Resource tools for genealogical research
  • In tracking demographic changes, mortality rates and causes of death
  • In medical research and epidemiological studies
  • In providing government accountability and transparency
  • Tool for allocating social services and benefits.

Note that access to Worcester County Birth and Death May be subject to the following:

  • Privacy laws
  • Legal restrictions
  • Court Orders, and
  • Time constraints.

Worcester County Probate Court Records

Worcester County Probate Court Records are legal documents relating to the county's probate court proceedings. In Worcester County, Probate Court documents include:

  • Adoption Records
  • Conservatorship Records
  • Guardianship Records
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Estate Administration Records
  • Minor Settlement Records
  • Name Change Records
  • Court Orders and Decrees.

To obtain Worcester County Probate Court Records:

  • Login to the Worcester County Court Web page on the Massachusetts Court System website
  • Download and fill out a Request for Copies Form (PFC 18)
  • Mail or submit the PFC 18 form to the Worcester County Probate and Family Court
  • Contact the Clerk's Office of the Worcester County Probate and Family Court for assistance with records unavailable for public inspection.

Worcester County Property Records

Worcester Property Records are official documents on real estate properties within Worcester County, Massachusetts.

In Worcester, property records documents include:

  • Assessment Records
  • Deeds
  • Easements and Restrictions
  • Mortgages
  • Play Maps and Surveys
  • Property Tax Records
  • Title Records, and
  • Zoning Records.

To obtain Worcester County Property Records:

  • For land documents, log in to the Worcester Registry of Deeds website
  • Drop the “search criteria” menu and select the type of property search
  • Provide the information required for the records search
  • Visit the Worcester District Registry is Deeds in person or send a mail to:

The Worcester Registry of Deeds

90 Front St
Worcester, MA 01608.

Worcester County Court Records Online

Using third-party online resources to access Worcester County Records offers many advantages. For instance, requesters can access records from different locations. Third-party online resources like courtrecords.us also allow access to records without being physically present at the record’s locations. However, using third-party online resources to access Worcester County Court may yield inaccurate or incomplete records.

Courts in Worcester County, Massachusetts.

The list below outlines the locations of the different courts in Worcester County, Massachusetts.

Superior Court

Worcester Superior Court

225 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: (508) 831-2000

District Courts

Clinton District Court

300 Boylston Street
Clinton, MA 01510
Phone: (978) 368-7811
Fax: (978) 368-7827

Dudley District Court

279 West Main Street
Dudley, MA 01571
Phone: (508) 943-7123

East Brookfield District Court

544 East Main Street
East Brookfield, MA 01515
Phone: (508) 885-6305
Fax: (508) 885-7623

Fitchburg District Court

100 Elm Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone: (978) 345-2111
Fax: (978) 342-2461

Gardner District Court

108 Matthews Street
Gardner, MA 01440
Phone: (978) 632-2373
Fax: (978) 630-3902

Leominster District Court

25 School Street
Leominster, MA 01453
Phone: (978) 537-3722
Fax: (978) 537-3970

Milford District Court

161 West Street
Milford, MA 01757
Phone: (508) 473-1260
Fax: (508) 634-8477

Orange District Court

1 Court Square
Orange, MA 01364
Phone: (978) 544-8277
Fax: (978) 544-5204

Uxbridge District Court

261 South Main Street
Uxbridge, MA 01569
Phone: (508) 278-2454
Fax: (508) 278-2929

Westborough District Court

186 Oak Street
Westborough, MA 01581
Phone: (508) 366-8266
Fax: (508) 366-8268

Winchendon District Court

Gardner District Court
108 Matthews Street
Gardner, MA 01440
Phone: (978) 632-6326
Fax: (978) 632-3580

Worcester District Court

225 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: (508) 831-2010

Probate and Family Court

Worcester Probate and Family Court

225 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: (508) 831-2200
Fax: (508) 752-6138

Housing Courts

Central Housing Court - Dudley Session

Dudley District Court
279 West Main Street
Dudley, MA 01571
Phone: (508) 831-2050

Central Housing Court - Leominster Session

Leominster District Court
25 School Street
Leominster, MA 01453
Phone: (508) 831-2050

Central Housing Court - Marlborough Session

Marlborough District Court
45 Williams Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Phone: (508) 831-2050

Central Housing Court - Worcester Session

225 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: (508) 831-2050

Juvenile Courts

Dudley Juvenile Court

100 West Main Street
Dudley, MA 01571
Phone: (508) 949-3070

Fitchburg Juvenile Court

120 Elm Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone: (978) 345-7620

Greenfield Juvenile Court

Franklin County Justice Center
43 Hope Street
Greenfield, MA 01302
Phone: (413) 775-0014

Milford Juvenile Court

161 West Street
Milford, MA 01757
Phone: (508) 478-8638

Worcester Juvenile Court

225 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: (508) 831-2000

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