Boston Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyers

The city of Boston serves as the capitol of Massachusetts and is located in Suffolk County.  It is the largest city in our state which is also referred to as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Boston presently has a population of approximately 626,000 diverse residents.  Boston has long enjoyed a strong reputation as a destination for outstanding colleges and universities and world-class hospitals and medical facilities.  Boston is served by an influential mayor and city council government system.

Some of the outstanding universities and colleges in the area that students from all over the world come to study at include Harvard University, Boston University, Boston College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Northeastern University.  The medical needs of the greater Boston area are well served by hospitals such as Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel and Deaconess Hospital, Children’s Hospital, and Lahey Clinic.  Boston also enjoys successful professional sports teams such as the Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Patriots and the New England Revolution.

Boston also serves as a major center culture and the arts. Boston boasts numerous museums and has performing arts.  Some of the more notable spots to visit include the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, the New England Aquarium and the Museum of Science.
Although it has been documented that Boston crime rates have decreased in recent years incidents of murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assaults and other violent crime occur in significant numbers each year in the city.  Boston property crimes such as burglary, larceny, theft, and stolen motor vehicles are also included in Boston crime statistics.  The courts in Suffolk County routinely docket cases such as drug offenses, firearms offenses, domestic assault and battery offenses, resisting arrest cases, motor vehicle offenses, OUI/DUI/DWI cases, restraining order violations, and shoplifting and trespass offenses just to name a few.

The criminal courts in Suffolk County Boston Massachusetts include Suffolk Superior Court, the Boston Municipal Court and the following divisions: Chelsea District Court which serves the municipalities of Chelsea and Revere, Brighton District Court, which serves the municipalities of Allston and Brighton, Charlestown District Court, East Boston District Court, which serves the municipalities of East Boston and Winthrop, Dorchester District Court, Roxbury District Court, West Roxbury District Court, which serves the municipalities of Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury, South Boston District Court and the Suffolk County Juvenile Court.  Each court has its own Clerk Magistrate office and Probation Department. The links to Suffolk County courts can be found at the Massachusetts Court System web page.  The courts of Suffolk County including the Boston Municipal Court, Central Division include some of the busiest courts in the Commonwealth and they every kind of crime listed in our statutes and case law.

Experienced Boston 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 Suffolk County. Boston criminal defense lawyer Patrick J. Murphy's law office is conveniently located at One South Market Street, Fourth Floor in downtown Boston, the heart of the city near the courts and public transportation. If you would like a free, confidential consultation regarding your criminal case contact Attorney Murphy 24/7 directly at 617-367-0450 or complete the contacts tab on the website today.
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