Barnstable County Criminal Defense Lawyers
The county of Barnstable is located on the southern coast of Massachusetts. It was originally formed as part of the Plymouth Colony on June 2, 1685. Since then Barnstable County has grown and as of 2010 the population census was 216,902. Barnstable County includes most of Cape Cod, but not all of it. The planning agency of Barnstable County is the Cape Cod Commission, which is the regional planning authority. It was created in 1990 by an Act of the Massachusetts General Court and confirmed by a majority of Barnstable County voters. The Cape Cod Commission is a department of Barnstable County and is funded by the Cape Cod Environmental Protection Fund. Barnstable County is a beautiful county in Massachusetts and worth checking out as most inhabitants and vacationers to the Cape already know.
Between 1999 and 2008 there were 60,449 total crimes reported in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. Out of the 60,449 crimes, 7,749 of the crimes were violent. Out of that number, 33,212 were theft crimes, 16, 301 were burglary crimes, 6,474 were assault crimes, 2,795 were auto theft crimes, 642 were robberies, 604 were rape, 324 were arson and 29 were murder. Of the 6,045 crimes that happen every year in Barnstable County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Barnstable County, Massachusetts 17 times every day. If you find yourself facing any of these serious crimes, it is important to get the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney like, Attorney Patrick J. Murphy right away.
The court systems in Barnstable County includes the Barnstable Superior Court, which can be found on 3195 Main St., Barnstable, Massachusetts. The Barnstable Superior Court serves Barnstable. The Barnstable Division, which houses the Barnstable District Court, is also located at 3195 Main St., Barnstable, Massachusetts. The Barnstable District Court has jurisdiction over the municipalities of Barnstable, Sandwich and Yarmouth. The Falmouth Division, which houses the Falmouth District Court, is located at 161 Jones Rd., Falmouth, Massachusetts. The Falmouth District Court has jurisdiction over the municipalities of Bourne, Falmouth and Mashpee. The Orleans Division, which houses the Orleans District Court, is also located at 237 Rock Harbor Rd., Orleans, Massachusetts. The Orleans District Court has jurisdiction over the municipalities of Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Harwich, Orleans, Provincetown, Truro and Wellfleet.Experienced Barnstable County Criminal Defense Lawyer
The Law Office of Patrick J. Murphy has nearly twenty years of criminal defense experience providing expert legal representation for clients charged with crimes throughout Barnstable County. Boston criminal defense lawyer Patrick J. Murphy's law office is conveniently located at One South Market Street, Fourth Floor in downtown Boston, about a little over an hour drive from the heart of Barnstable County. Attorney Murphy also lives on the South Shore and is available to meet clients locally. If you would like a free, confidential consultation regarding your Barnstable County criminal case contact Attorney Murphy 24/7 directly at (617) 367-0450 or complete the contacts tab on the website today.