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Massachusetts Small Claims Courts

In Massachusetts, Laws of Massachusetts, Part 1, Title 15, Ch. 93A, Section 9 holds that small claims are heard in every District Court, in every Housing Court and at the Boston Municipal Court. Small claim actions are limited to disputes under $2,000.

  • Consumer Guide to Small Claims Court in Massachusetts Description of procedures and address directory of small claims courts throughout the state offered by the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation.
  • Small Claims Court From the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Provides information about the small claims court, selecting the appropriate court, filing your claim and more.
  • Small Claims Advisory Service Service for low-income consumers, tenants, and members of our community. The site offers forms to download, a procedure manual, and describes how to schedule an appointment. Sponsored by Harvard College, but you do not have to be a student to use the service.

Last updated on 07/09/07

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