Plymouth District Court

Respected Criminal Defense Lawyer Representing Clients Throughout Plymouth County

While the crime rate in Plymouth has decreased significantly over the past ten years, there are still over 4,000 reported crimes per year. A significant portion of these crimes are very serious violent offenses, including robbery, assault and sex crimes. If you face criminal charges in Plymouth District Court, you need an attorney who understands the local court system and how to strategically position your case for success. At the Law Office of Patrick J. Murphy, our Plymouth criminal defense attorney has more than 28 years of experience successfully representing clients throughout Plymouth County, including in Duxbury, Halifax, Hanson, Kingston, Marshfield, Pembroke, Plymouth, and Plympton. With his help, you can effectively defend your freedom from whatever crimes the government claims you committed.

Which Cases Does the Plymouth District Court Hear?

The Plymouth District Court serves a large part of Plymouth County, including the cities of Duxbury, Halifax, Hanson, Kingston, Marshfield, Pembroke, Plymouth, and Plympton. The court hears all misdemeanor cases, as well as most felony trials. However, the most serious felony trials are heard at the Plymouth County Superior Court.

Both the Plymouth County District Court and the Plymouth Superior Court are located at:

52 Obery Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

If you need to contact the court, you can reach the court clerk by phone at 508-747-8400.

The courthouse offers free on-site parking for all defendants, family and friends. Additionally, the courthouse is accessible by the Plymouth and Brockton Street Railway Company. The closest stop to the courthouse is exit 5.

Plymouth Police Reports

After an arrest, you may want to request a copy of the police report. To do so, you must contact the police department of the city where you were arrested. For example, if you were arrested in Plymouth, you’d make a request at the following address:

Plymouth Police Department
Records Division
20 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360

Each police department handles requests differently. Some allow you to make a request in person, while others require you use an online system. In Plymouth, you can either request a police report in person or through the police department’s online portal.

Keep in mind that a police report contains limited information. If you want to review all the discovery related to your case, you should reach out to a Plymouth County criminal defense lawyer.

Fighting Criminal Charges in Plymouth District Court

Getting arrested seriously disrupts your life—everything that seemed so important before your arrest takes a back seat to the case. It’s important that you find an attorney who takes your case as seriously as you do. Not only that, but you should insist on working with a lawyer who has extensive hands-on experience handling cases in the district court that will hear your case. This gives your attorney inside knowledge into what arguments are likely to be more successful in front of the judge who has your fate in their hands.

Attorney Patrick Murphy of the Law Offices of Patrick J. Murphy is a veteran Plymouth county criminal defense lawyer. He’s handled cases in Plymouth District Court for more than 28 years and knows what to expect from the local police, prosecutors and judges. He uses this knowledge to develop compelling defenses to even the toughest cases with the highest stakes. Some of the cases Attorney Murphy regularly handles include:

  • Drug charges;
  • Robbery;
  • Burglary;
  • Theft offenses;
  • Sex crimes;
  • OUI/DUI/OWI offenses; and
  • Gun crimes.

With Patrick Murphy in your corner, you can rest assured that your case, your freedom, and your future are in good hands.

Speak With a Dedicated Plymouth County Criminal Defense Attorney Today

If you have a criminal case in Plymouth District Court, do not delay in reaching out to the Law Office of Patrick J. Murphy. Attorney Murphy can immediately get started working on a defense to the charges you face. Whether he is arguing to keep illegally obtained evidence out of trial, negotiating with prosecutors for a favorable plea deal, or litigating your case in front of the jury, Attorney Murphy has what it takes to provide you with the defense you need and deserve. 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