Bristol County Court Records Search

See Bristol County MA courts and search free public court records. Courts are legal institutions which resolve disputes between parties and rule on legal cases related to civil, criminal, and administrative matters.


Attleboro District Court 88 North Main Street Attleboro MA 02703 508-222-5900


Bristol Superior Court 9 Court Street Taunton MA 02780 508-823-6588

Fall River District Court 45 Rock Street Fall River MA 02720 508-679-8161

New Bedford District Court 75 North 6th Street New Bedford MA 02740 508-991-3027

Taunton District Court 120 Cohannet Street Taunton MA 02780 508-977-6130

Find Bristol County Court Records

Bristol County Courts maintain records on all legal actions taken in Bristol County, MA, which can include court cases, legal filings, and court docket information. These public records are open and available upon request in Bristol County. In order to locate the correct court record, you will need to know which Bristol County Court heard the case. Legal actions are divided between Bristol County Criminal Courts and Bristol County Civil Courts.

Bristol County Criminal Records

Criminal Courts in Bristol County, MA maintain records on felony and misdemeanor cases, including homicides, sexual assaults, DUIs, property crimes, drug charges, and other criminal charges. These criminal records often include Bristol County Police Department records, bond information, and personal information about the defendant.

Bristol County Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the Massachusetts State level in Bristol County contain public records on legal actions that are not criminal in nature, including traffic accident reports, divorce proceedings, nonpayment claims following business transactions, consumer complaints, and product liability claims. Massachusetts Civil Courts have records on Bristol County adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Bristol County Tax Court records. Some of these records may be sealed or partially redacted due to the sensitive information they contain.

Federal Civil Court Records in Bristol County

Bristol County Federal Civil Courts have records on business and personal bankruptcy cases, civil rights abuses, disputes among banks and financial institutions, interstate commerce claims, and any issue involving Federal government agencies. You can also obtain court records on Bristol County subpoenas, indictments, jury lists, summonses, warrants, writs, injunctions, foreclosures, and judgments from a Bristol County Court.

Contact Bristol County Courts

Once you have identified the court holding the documents you need, you can contact that court directly for court records. For Federal Courts in Bristol County, the National Archives Order Reproductions site provides an online search tool for court records. For local, Bristol County Court, or Massachusetts State Court records, you can file an application with the court's clerk or use an online database.