Woburn District Court

Renown Middlesex County Criminal Defense Attorney Aggressively Defends the Rights of Clients Facing All Types of Crimes

Woburn is known as one of the safer Boston suburbs. However, this characterization, while accurate, tends to overlook the city’s high rate of property crime. For example, theft crimes occur at about the same rate in Woburn as they do in other parts of the state. If you face criminal charges in Woburn, regardless of the allegations, it is imperative that you work with an attorney who regularly handles cases in Woburn District Court. Attorney Patrick J. Murphy has been helping clients overcome criminal cases in Middlesex County for more than 27 years. He understands how Woburn judges and prosecutors see cases and knows how to favorable position his clients’ cases.

Getting to Court

Massachusetts criminal cases are heard in the state’s district courts. Each of the 62 Massachusetts district courts hears most misdemeanor and felony cases that arise within the court’s geographical area. For example, if you were arrested in Burlington, North Reading, Reading, Stoneham, Wilmington, Winchester, or Woburn, your case will be heard at the Woburn District Court.

The courthouse is located at:

30 Pleasant Street
Woburn, MA 01801

The phone number for the court clerk’s office is (781) 935-4000.

The courthouse offers free parking to the public. You can also take the Lowell Line of the MBTA to the Winchester Center Station. From there, you’ll need a quick taxi, Lyft or Uber ride to get to the courthouse. Alternatively, you can take Bus 134 or Bus 354 to get right to the courthouse.

Woburn Police Reports

If you have a criminal case in Woburn, MA, the first thing you should do is connect with an experienced attorney to discuss your case. However, you may also want to obtain a copy of the police report. Police reports can contain some important information about your arrest and the crimes the government claims you committed. You can get a copy of a police report by contacting the Woburn Police Department and submitting a public records request. In some cases, such as those involving minor victims or domestic violence allegations, the police report is not publicly available. The best way to learn about the allegations in this situation is to contact a Woburn criminal defense lawyer.

Defending Against a Criminal Case in Woburn

Facing criminal accusations anywhere can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. However, often, cities that have lower crime rates tend to be harsher on those who are convicted of a crime. This is exactly the case in Woburn, where police and prosecutors have plenty of time to devote to every case that comes in.

If you have a case in Woburn District court, you need a lawyer with specific experience handling cases in the local courthouse. Although criminal law is supposed to be applied evenly across the state, in reality, every judge handles cases differently. You want to be sure your attorney is familiar with the local customs of the court so they can make the best arguments.

Attorney Patrick J. Murphy is a veteran Middlesex County criminal defense lawyer who has been handling all types of Woburn criminal cases for decades, including:

Whether this is your first time getting arrested or you have been through the system many times before, the Law Offices of Patrick J. Murphy can effectively defend you against the charges you face.

Contact an Experienced Woburn Criminal Defense Lawyer Today

If you were arrested in Burlington, North Reading, Reading, Stoneham, Wilmington, Winchester, or Woburn, you deserve a lawyer who not only knows the law but also has local insight into how to best position your case for success. Attorney Patrick J. Murphy has earned a reputation throughout Middlesex County for being an aggressive advocate that stands up for the rights of his clients at every stage in the process. Whether he is negotiating with prosecutors to secure a favorable plea agreement, arguing to keep harmful evidence out of trial or litigating your case in front of a jury, Attorney Murphy knows what it takes to beat even the toughest cases. To learn more, and to schedule a free consultation with Attorney Murphy, call 617-367-0450 today. You can also connect with the Law Office of Patrick J. Murphy 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