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Know Your Courthouses: Newport County Courthouse



Newport County Courthouse

Newport County Courthouse, also known as the Murray Judicial Complex, is located at:

45 Washington Square
Newport, RI 02840


This courthouse serves all of the following Rhode Island communities:

- Jamestown


- Little Compton


- Middletown


- Newport


- Tiverton


The first floor has the clerk’s offices for District Court, Superior Court, and Family Court, as well as the District Courtroom and several private conference rooms and offices. The second floor has the Newport Family Courtroom and two different Newport Superior Courtrooms, as well as bathrooms. The law library is located on the third floor of the building, along with the Newport office of the Attorney General. The basement has several holding cells, the sheriff’s office, and the police entrance.

Click here to see a list of Courthouse Rules (curtesy of the RI Judiciary’s website)


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