Haverhill District Court

Aggressive Essex County Criminal Defense Lawyer Representing Clients Facing Serious Misdemeanor and Felony Crimes

As a distant suburb of Boston, many people from various backgrounds call Haverhill home. For the most part, residents stay out of trouble. However, Haverhill police are known for being quite aggressive when it comes to investigating crime. And while the duty of a prosecutor is to pursue justice and not to necessarily seek a conviction in every case, most Essex County prosecutors don’t question what’s in a police report. Facing criminal charges in Haverhill District Court raises a few challenges, especially for those who are not from the area. If you’ve been arrested and charged with a serious crime, the Law Office of Patrick J. Murphy is here to help. Attorney Murphy has more than 28 years of experience defending clients in all types of criminal cases and knows what it takes to beat even the toughest charges.

Where Do You Go to Court After Being Arrested in Haverhill?

Regardless of whether you face misdemeanor or felony charges in Massachusetts, your case will almost certainly start off in a district court. There are more than 60 district courts around the state, each serving a relatively small geographical area. If you were arrested in Boxford, Bradford, Georgetown, Groveland and Haverhill, the Haverhill District Court will hear your case.

The courthouse is located at:

45 Ginty Boulevard
Haverhill, MA 01831

If you need to reach the courthouse, you can do so by calling 978-521-7300.

If you plan on driving to the courthouse, there is free parking on Ginty Blvd. However, there is a 10-hour time limit. The Haverhill District Court is also accessible by the MBTA. Just take the Haverhill Line to the Haverhill Station stop. Keep in mind, however, that the courthouse is still about a mile away from the station.

How to Get a Haverhill Police Report

If you’ve been arrested, one thing you can do to learn more about the government’s allegations against you is to request a copy of the police report. While a police report is just one piece of discovery in a criminal case, it can provide you with some information, such as the arresting officer’s name, the circumstances of your arrest, and possibly a brief summary of any evidence the officer relied on when making the arrest.

To obtain a copy of a police report, you must contact the police department of the city where you were arrested. In Haverhill, you can either complete an online records request or head down to the police station at 40 Bailey Boulevard, Haverhill, MA 01830. To obtain a full copy of the discovery pertaining to your case, reach out to a Haverhill criminal defense attorney.

Defending Against Criminal Charges in Haverhill District Court

The mere thought of facing criminal charges is enough to cause anyone to lose sleep. And, for good reason, local judges come down hard on those convicted of serious crimes. However, just because you’ve been charged with a crime does not make you guilty—and it certainly doesn’t mean you’ll be found guilty. There are defenses to every criminal offense, and a skilled defense lawyer can help you understand which defenses apply best in your particular case.

At the Law Office of Patrick J. Murphy, we have almost three decades of experience developing custom-tailored defenses on behalf of our many clients. Attorney Murphy regularly represents clients in Haverhill District Court and is familiar with the judges and prosecutors who will be handling your case. He uses this knowledge to determine the best possible defenses that are designed to get you out from under the charges you’re facing. Attorney Murphy represents clients charged with all types of crimes, including:

Contact the Law Office of Patrick J. Murphy to Schedule a Free Case Evaluation With an Essex County Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you’ve been charged with a serious crime and worry what it means for your future, contact the Law Offices of Patrick J. Murphy for immediate assistance. Whether Attorney Murphy is arguing to keep evidence out of trial or negotiating with prosecutors in hopes of getting them to drop certain charges, he knows his way around the Haverhill District Court. While it may be your future and your freedom on the line, when you have Patrick Murphy on your side, it’s Our Fight. To schedule a free consultation with Attorney Murphy, give him a call at (617) 367-0450 today. You can also connect with him through the firm’s online contact form.

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