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.

Client Reviews
"Highly Recommended. Attorney Patrick J. Murphy absolutely helped me out in my time of need. When I met him in his Boston office he put me right at ease and explained the criminal process to me in a way I could easily understand and in a manner that gave me complete confidence. I was facing a criminal wanton destruction of property charge in Barnstable District Court. On the day of the case, he was at the courthouse waiting for me and my wife. Mr. Murphy handled the hearing in a very thorough and professional manner putting us through our testimony and making a powerful argument to the decision maker. My case was thrown out and I could not be happier with the service from Attorney Murphy. I highly recommend him to you as a skilled legal advocate!" Rob, Avvo User
"Excellent Criminal Defense Lawyer. From the first consultation I knew Patrick Murphy was the right choice for my criminal defense. He was knowledgeable of the laws and knew how to build up a strong defense for my case. Every phone call and email I made was promptly answered. When it came time for my hearing, Patrick was prepared and able to get the criminal complaint against me dropped without ever becoming charge! Would highly recommend this attorney to anyone seeking a top quality defense attorney to handle their case!" John, Avvo User
"OUI Not Guilty Verdict. Patrick Murphy provided excellent service as council on my case. He worked diligently over a long legal process that spanned over 3 years. He was able to take my case to a Jury Trial and get me a Not Guilty verdict through he expert knowledge of the law and expertise in cross examination of the prosecutions witnesses. He was very professional and available at anytime night or day to answer questions." Chris, Avvo User
"Highly Skilled and Professional Lawyer. Attorney Pat Murphy did a great job guiding me through an A&B charge, and most importantly getting the case dismissed in a very timely manner. He is very professional, returns call promptly, and did a great explaining his strategy and the legal process to me. I was confident throughout the whole process that I was in good hands and would receive the best possible outcome in my case. Would highly recommended Attorney Murphy." Avvo User
"I Felt That I was in Good Hands... and I Was! Mr. Patrick J. Murphy was very quick to respond to my needs. He was always there to answer any questions I had in a timely fashion, and he made me feel very comfortable in an extremely uncomfortable situation. Having Mr. Murphy by my side in the courtroom felt like I was at an advantage. He speaks with confidence. He doesn't stutter or pause while put on the spot. He treated me with respect. He listens. He always greeted me with a warm welcome and never wasted any time." Avvo User