Boston Municipal Court, South Boston Division
As one of the most up-and-coming neighborhoods in Boston, South Boston is in a transitionary period. As the area continues to gentrify, police officers are being instructed to keep a close eye on all types of crime. If you were arrested in South Boston and have an upcoming criminal case in the Boston Municipal Court, South Boston Division, you deserve an attorney who knows what you are up against and is prepared to have your back at every step of the way. Attorney Patrick J. Murphy is a veteran Suffolk County criminal defense attorney with more than 27 years of experience handling all types of cases.Getting to Court After a South Boston Arrest
While elsewhere in the state, criminal) cases are heard at district courts, things are a bit different in Boston. Instead of a district court, Boston has eight municipal courts. If you were arrested for a crime in South Boston, your case will be held at the Boston Municipal Court, South Boston Division or the Suffolk County Superior Court, depending on the seriousness of the charges. More serious cases are heard in the Superior Court. Less serious misdemeanor offenses, such as drug possession, are heard in the municipal court.
The South Boston Municipal Court is located at
535 East Broadway
South Boston, MA 02127
If you need to contact the court, you can reach the court clerk’s office at 617-268-9292.
The courthouse does not have public parking; however, there are a limited number of paid parking spaces available in the area. The courthouse is also accessible through public transportation; take the Red Line to the Broadway stop, and you’ll be about a half-mile walk away from the courthouse.Getting a Copy of a Boston Police Report
If you have questions about why you were arrested, what evidence the police relied on, or other information about your arrest, you can request a copy of the police report that the arresting officer prepared after your arrest. To do so, you must contact the Boston Police Department at:
Director of Public Information
One Schroeder Plaza
Boston, MA 02120
Keep in mind that a police report only provides limited information, and you should consult with a Suffolk County criminal defense attorney to obtain a full copy of the discovery in your case. For example, witness statements, police officer’s statements, lab tests, photographs, and other important evidence is not contained on a police report.Defending Against Criminal Charges in South Boston
Every neighborhood in Boston has its own personality, and South Boston is no different. If you are facing a criminal case in Boston Municipal Court, South Boston Division, it is important you work with an attorney who understands this. Attorney Patrick J. Murphy has been helping residents of South Boston defend their freedom for more than 27 years. He handles all types of misdemeanor and felony offenses, including:
Patrick Murphy understands the impact a conviction can have on your way of life and will do everything he can to resolve the case in the best way possible. Whether he is arguing a motion to suppress to keep harmful evidence out of trial, working out a deal with prosecutors, or litigating your case in front of the jury, Patrick Murphy has what it takes to take on the government and its attorneys.Are You Charged with a South Boston Crime?
When it comes to fighting a criminal case, it comes down to more than knowing the law; your lawyer should also know the prosecutor, the judge, and the police officers who will be involved in your case. If you were recently arrested and charged with a crime in South Boston, be sure you are represented by a South Boston criminal defense attorney. Attorney Murphy has been representing clients in South Boston Municipal Court for over 27 years, and over that time, has earned a reputation as an aggressive advocate who always puts his clients’ interests first. To learn more, and to schedule a free consultation with Attorney Murphy, call 617-367-0450 today. You can also reach the Law Office of Patrick J. Murphy through the firm’s online contact form.