The Massachusetts courts DO NOT discriminate on the basis of disability. Parties, attorneys, employees, job applicants, and members of the public are entitled to access to all court programs, activities, and services without regard to disability.
Inquiries, requests for accommodation, and complaints should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the location in question:
ADA Coordinator: Sharon Lemrise (508) 977-6076
FALL RIVER LOCATION
ADA Coordinator: Melinda Sheppard (508) 672-1751 x. 209
NEW BEDFORD LOCATION
ADA Coordinator: Sharon Lemrise (508) 977-6087
Hearing Assistance Available FOR ALL LOCATIONS:
The Trial Court has a system available to amplify sound in the courtroom. Please contact the ADA Coordinator to request the equipment in advance of your scheduled court appearance. To request any other accommodations under the ADA, contact the Regional ADA Coordinator, Cheryl A. Blackburn at (508) 676-0090 x. 113 or (508) 677-1512 TTY or Marge Brown, ADA Coordinator for the Courts at (617) 727-6746.