Open since 1962, the Stoughton District Court is located on Central Street beside the West Elementary School. There…More is a staff of about 50 at the court, including the presiding judge, the Honorable Richard D. Savignano, as well as three clerk magistrates. The court deals with criminal cases, as well as cases dealing with motor vehicle, civil, small claims and mental health issues. There is also a probation department.
The court serves the towns of Stoughton, Avon, Canton and Sharon. It is located less less than a mile from the Stoughton Commuter Rail station, making it easily accessible via public transportation.