Lynn District Court
Known to some as the original “City of Sin,” Lynn has a long-held reputation for being a city with a high crime rate. Over the years, the local government has had a difficult time keeping the city’s violent crime rate down. As a result, police and prosecutors in the area come down hard on those accused of serious crimes. If you have a criminal case in Lynn District Court, you need an attorney who knows what you are up against. At the Law Offices of Patrick J. Murphy, Attorney Murphy is a veteran Essex County criminal defense attorney with decades of experience defending the rights of clients facing a wide range of crimes.Where to Attend Court After a Lynn Arrest
In Massachusetts, criminal trials are heard in one of 62 district courts scattered across the state. If you are arrested in Lynn, Marblehead, Nahant, Saugus, or Swampscott, your case will be assigned to the Lynn District Court.
The local courthouse is located at:
580 Essex Street
Lynn, MA 01901
The phone number for the court clerk is 781-598-5200.
While the courthouse does not offer free parking, there are metered parking spots on the surrounding streets. There are also two paid parking lots within a short walking distance. For those who plan to take public transportation, you can take the Newburyport/Rockport Line of the MBTA to the Lynn stop. From there, the courthouse is a short half-mile way away.What to Do After Being Arrested in Lynn, MA
If police arrested you for a crime, you will likely have many questions. What sentence could a possible conviction carry? What evidence is the government going to use against you? These are normal questions, whether it is your first arrest or you’ve been through the process before. One of the first things you can do is request a copy of the police report generated during your arrest. Police reports contain limited—but essential—information about your arrest. For example, the name of the arresting officer, what led them to arrest you, and the circumstances of your arrest.
To get a copy of a Lynn police report, you can contact the Lynn Police Department at 300 Washington Street, Lynn, MA 01902. Note that for some types of offenses, such as domestic violence cases, a police report is not public information. In these cases, you may need to reach out to your attorney to obtain a copy of the police report and any other discovery related to your case.Defending Against a Case in Criminal Case in Lynn
While the criminal laws are identical across Massachusetts, every district court operates in its own way. If you have a case in Lynn District Court, you should look for an attorney familiar with the prosecutors and judges that will be assigned to your case. This will give your attorney insight into how the government will build its case, what evidence will be most persuasive, and how to most effectively negotiate with prosecutors.
Attorney Patrick J. Murphy is a well-known Essex County criminal defense lawyer with extensive experience handling cases in Lynn, Marblehead, Nahant, Saugus, or Swampscott. He recognizes the unique challenges that these cases pose and is prepared to meet the allegations head-on. The Law Office of Patrick J. Murphy handles all types of criminal cases, including:
- Drug cases
- Assaults and other violent crimes;
- Weapons offenses and gun crimes; and
- OUI/DUI/DWI offenses.
With Attorney Murphy’s help, you can rest assured that your case and your future are in good hands.Contact the Law Office of Patrick J. Murphy for Immediate Assistance
Facing any type of criminal charge is a stressful and overwhelming experience. However, it is not a journey that you need to take on your own. Attorney Patrick J. Murphy can help. With more than 27 years of experience defending the rights of individuals from all walks of life, Attorney Murphy knows what it takes to build a successful defense in even the toughest cases. While it may be your future and your freedom on the line, when you work with Attorney Murphy, it’s Our Fight. To learn more, and to schedule a free consultation with a Lynn criminal defense attorney, contact the Law Offices of Patrick J. Murphy at 617-367-0450 today. You can also reach Attorney Murphy through his online contact form.