Plymouth District Court
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
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;
- 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.