Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Patrick Donovan can help if you have you been arrested or summonsed to court. Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Patrick Donovan offers a free no obligation consultation. .
Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Patrick Donovan represents people charged with all types of crimes. Whether it is a misdemeanor, felony, or clerks hearings Attorney Donovan can help. Attorney Donovan has represented clients in Superior Court, District Court and Federal Court in Boston. Attorney Donovan has appeared in over fifty courts in Massachusetts including all Boston courts.
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If you have been charged with a crime and need the best Massachusetts criminal attorney call Patrick Donovan. Attorney Donovan served as a prosecutor in Norfolk county in the Quincy District Court, Dedham District Court and Stoughton District Court. Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Patrick Donovan has handled thousands of criminal cases including felonies, misdemeanors, domestic violence, drug cases, including possession and distribution, driving cases including drunk driving and license revocation and suspension cases along with complex white collar cases. As a prosecutor Patrick Donovan also prosecuted complex insurance fraud cases.
Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Donovan has tried many cases before judges and juries and has participated in hundreds of plea negotiations and plea hearings. Attorney Donovan also handled hundreds of arraignments, bail hearings, and pre-trial conferences in courtrooms across Massachusetts.
While a prosecutor Patrick Donovan received specialized training including seminars from the Massachusetts District Attorney Association. Attorney Donovan attended the prestigious National Prosecutors College in South Carolina, where he learned strategies from leading attorneys from across the United States. As a Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Patrick Donovan uses the training he received as a prosecutor to get the best results for his clients. Mr. Donovan is well aware of the many legal strategies both law enforcement and district attorneys will use when trying to get criminal convictions. Patrick Donovan uses his knowledge as a prosecutor to his clients’ advantage by challenging evidence submitted by Assistant District Attorneys, investigating faulty law enforcement procedures, and ultimately building the strongest criminal defense possible for every single one of his clients.
Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Patrick Donovan can help you fight a misdemeanor or felony charge in Massachusetts. He is a lifelong resident of Boston. Mr. Donovan graduated from the University of Rochester and got his law degree from Suffolk University Law School. Prior to working as a prosecutor Patrick Donovan was a legislative aide to the Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
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Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Donovan has experience in all aspects of the criminal defense process. Attorney Donovan has personally handled cases involving: Police or Law Enforcement Investigations, Grand Jury Appearances, Police Interviews, Arraignments, Pre-Trial Hearings, Pre-Trial Conferences, Bail Hearing, Warrant Removals, All Motion Hearings, Probable Cause Hearings, Show Cause Hearings, Clerk Magistrate Hearings, Bench Trials, Registry of Motor Vehicle Hearings, Jury Trials, Disposition Hearings, Probation Hearings and Petition to Seal a CORI or criminal record.
Clients Just Like You
Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Patrick Donovan has represented hundreds of clients since 2007 just like you. Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Donovan has represented lawyers, doctors, business owners, elected officials, college students as well as juvenile and adults in all types of criminal cases. Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Donovan has also successfully represented many out state residents that have been arrested in Boston or on Cape Cod. Whether a college student or a retired person attorney Donovan fights to get the best result for each of his clients.
A Massachusetts Criminal Attorney If You Just Got Arrested in Massachusetts
If you have just been arrested in Massachusetts and need to appear in court tomorrow call Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Patrick Donovan. Attorney Donovan’s phones are answered 24 hours a day and Mr. Donovan has one the quickest call back times in the industry.
In Massachusetts you must appear in court the day after you have been arrested. The first time you have to go to court is for an arraignment. An arraignment is where you are formally charged with a crime. At the arraignment, the prosecutor can ask the judge to set a higher cash bail even if bail was already posted at the police station or jail. The prosecutor can also ask the judge to set pre-trial conditions of release like drug and alcohol free with testing, or a stay away order from a person or place.
It is important to go to an arraignment with a Massachusetts Criminal Attorney because a Massachusetts criminal lawyer can negotiate with the assistant district attorney or argue on your behalf to the judge. Oftentimes having a Massachusetts criminal attorney speak to the prosecutor and telling your side of the story can influence the prosecutors decision to ask for bail. Most times a lawyer can help in convincing to prosecutor to ask for no bail or a bail by an agreement. In cases that are not serious it is important to go to court with a lawyer. Courts and prosecutors like to resolve minor cases quickly and an experienced Massachusetts criminal attorney can help you resolve the case for the best possible result. If your Massachusetts criminal attorney can resolve your case at the arraignment you would not have to go back to court.
Where Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Donovan Serves
Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Patrick T. Donovan represents clients in: Abington, Avon, Braintree, Bridgewater, Brockton, Canton, Carver, Cohasset, Dedham, Duxbury, East Bridgewater, Easton, Foxborough, Freetown, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Hingham, Holbrook, Hull, Kingston, Lakeville, Mansfield, Mattapoisett, Marion, Marshfield, Middleborough, Milton, Norton, Norwell, Norwood, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Quincy, Randolph, Raynham, Rochester, Rockland, Scituate, Sharon, Stoughton, Walpole, Wareham, West Bridgewater, Westwood, Weymouth, Whitman, Acton, Amesbury, Andover, Arlington, Ashland, Ayer, Bedford, Bellingham, Belmont, Beverly, Billerica, Bolton, Boxborough, Boxford, Brookline, Carlisle, Burlington, Chelmsford, Chelsea, Concord, Dunstable, Danvers, Dover, Dracut, Essex, Everett, Framingham, Franklin, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groton, Groveland, Hamilton, Harvard, Holliston, Haverhill, Hopkington, Hudson, Ipswich, Lawrence, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Lowell, Lynn, Lynnfield, Malden, Manchester, Marblehead, Marlborough, Maynard, Medfield, Medford, Medway, Melrose, Merrimac, Methuen, Middleton, Milford, Millis, Nahant, Newbury, Natick, Needham, Newburyport, Newton, Norfolk ,North Andover, North Reading, Northborough, Peabody, Pepperell, Plainville, Reading, Revere, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Saugus, Sherborn, Shirley, Shrewsbury, Somerville, Southborough, Stoneham, Stow, Sudbury, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Wayland, Wellesley, Wenham, West Newbury, Westborough, Westford, Weston, Wilmington, Winchester, Winthrop, Woburn, Wrentham, Bourne, Sandwich, Falmouth, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Dennis, Brewster, Harwich, Chatham, Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Boston, Dorchester, South Boston, East Boston, Roxbury, West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, North End of Boston, South End of Boston, Chinatown, Chestnut Hill, Roslindale, Hyde Park, Mattapan, Mission Hill, Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Allston, Brighton