Dukes County Criminal Defense Lawyers
In the last ten years there were 2,327 total crimes reported in Dukes County, Massachusetts. 227 of those crimes reported were violent. Those crimes are broken down to 1 murder, 10 rapes, and almost two thousand thefts, including 99 auto thefts. Of the 291 crimes that happen every year in Dukes County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Dukes County, Massachusetts 291 times a year. With such significant crimes happening in the small area, it is important to have a smart, dependable criminal defense attorney who can help you and provide the best legal representation available.
The court systems in Dukes include the Dukes County Superior Court that serves Shire Towns and Edgartown, located on 81 Main St., P.O. Box 1267. The Edgartown Division, which has the same location of the Superior Court, has jurisdiction over the included towns of the island of Martha’s Vineyard, and the town of Gosnold, which includes all the Elizabeth Islands.
Experienced Dukes 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 in Massachusetts and he provides legal representation in Dukes County. Boston criminal defense lawyer Patrick J. Murphy's law office is conveniently located at 170 Milk Street, Fourth Floor in downtown Boston. Dukes County and Attorney Murphy’s office are only a short distance away from each other. Attorney Murphy also resides on the South Shore and is also available to meet clients locally. 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.