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LexisNexis® has 18% more Massachusetts trial court orders than Westlaw®, and LexisNexis has Massachusetts state cases online faster than Westlaw over 86% of the time.*

LexisNexis is also proud to be the Official Publisher of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts and the Appeals Court of Massachusetts.

In addition, LexisNexis offers 20 Massachusetts municipal codes, and the Public Utilities Reports are exclusive to LexisNexis.

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Get straight to the point with expert insight and timesaving forms. Access proven practice guides written by Massachusetts practitioners. Explore legal issues and trends discussed in law reviews from across the state.


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Enjoy 20/20 foresight with access to more verdicts & settlements

Do you take the case or pass? Compared to Westlaw, LexisNexis has more than twice the number of Massachusetts verdicts and settlements* to help you better assess case value and limit your risk of exposure.

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Stay current with must-have state news sources like Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly … and over 26,000 regional and national sources.

No other provider even comes close to our depth and breadth of news content.

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Locate elusive parties, research business records and identify assets in Massachusetts with our frequently updated collection of public records. We have 65 billion public records … and counting.

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  • LexisNexis Criminal Sexual Offender records are more current than Westlaw by more than a year for Massachusetts.*
  • LexisNexis Real Property Foreclosures go back further and cover a wider range of time than Westlaw in 100% of counties in Massachusetts.*
  • LexisNexis UCC filings go back further and cover a wider range of time than Westlaw for Massachusetts.*
  • LexisNexis Real Property Deeds and Mortgages go back further and cover a wider range of time than Westlaw in 100% of counties in Massachusetts.*
  • LexisNexis offers Drivers License records for Massachusetts, while Westlaw does not.*
  • LexisNexis Real Property Tax Assessors records are updated more frequently than Westlaw in 100% of counties in Massachusetts.*

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*Comparison data based on information available as of September and October 2017.

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