If you have been arrested or charged with a crime in Alston or Brighton you need to speak with a Brighton Criminal Attorney.
Brighton Massachusetts District Court
Brighton Massachusetts is a part of the city of Boston. Brighton is located in the northern part of the city, Brighton is home to about 40,000 residents. About of a third of Brighton’s residents are under the age of 35. This is because portions on Boston College, Boston University, Northeastern University, and Harvard University are located in or near Brighton. Because of the high number of college students and young adults in the Brighton area, the Brighton Municipal court hears many cases involving students from Boston area colleges in addition to criminal cases typical to Boston courts.
The Brighton District Court is a division of the Boston Municipal Court. If you are charged with a crime in either Alston, Massachusetts or Brighton, Massachusetts your case will be heard at the the Brighton Court. The Brighton District Court is one of the smaller courts in Boston with one judge sitting in the court three days a week and two judges on two days a week. The Court hears all types of cases and conducts jury trials at the court. Jury trials are conducted in the Brighton District Court on certain days of the week.
If you have to appear at the Brighton District Court I would advise you to take public transportation. There is no free parking at the Brighton Court. There is no parking lot at the court and the only parking is on street. The Brighton court is located in a busy neighborhood of Brighton and some streets have restricted parking.
Brighton Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney
Getting charged with a crime is serious. Whether it is a misdemeanor or a felony the consequences of being charged with a crime can be life changing. If you are convicted of a crime the penalties may include jail, probation, large fines, community service, loss of driver’s license, possible deportation, just to name a few. If you have been charged with a crime or feel as if you are going to be charged, you should consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately.
Boston Criminal Defense Attorney Patrick Donovan has represented many clients in the Brighton District Court. As a former prosecutor Patrick Donovan uses his prosecutor experience to his clients benefits. As a Brighton Criminal Defense Attorney, Patrick Donovan handles criminal cases in the Brighton District Court for charges of Theft, Assault and Battery, Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders or 209a Orders, Drunk Driving (DWI, DUI, OUI) Speeding, Drug Offenses including Possession and Possession with Intent, and other criminal charges.
Brighton Court Drug Crimes Lawyer
Drug crimes are treated very seriously in the Brighton Court. If convicted of a drug charge a person faces potential jail time, fines, probation,
loss of driver’s license and possibly other conditions. Brighton Criminal Defense lawyer Patrick Donovan is a former prosecutor that has successfully defended clients charged with drug offense in Brighton and throughout Massachusetts. Attorney Donovan uses his knowledge and training as a prosecutor to build the best case for each of his clients. If you have been charged with a drug crime in Brighton or anywhere in Massachusetts call (617) 479-1800 today for a FREE consultation.
Boston College Student Criminal Lawyer
Attorney Donovan has been able to successfully defend many Boston area college students with criminal charges in the Brighton District Court. Attorney Donovan has college students defended college students from Boston College, Boston University, Notheastern University, University of Massachusetts and Wenthwoth. Many times Attorney Donovan has been able to resolve college students cases in ways that resulted in no criminal record.
The Best Brighton Criminal Defense
Patrick Donovan, an experienced Massachusetts criminal defense attorney can help in all criminal cases. Even if this is someone’s first offense the criminal and financial penalties can be huge. Any criminal charge has severe consequences. A record of conviction may last a lifetime in Massachusetts. Attorney Donovan can fight for you every step of the way.
Sample of Recent Victories at Brighton District Court
Client turns around at a sobriety checkpoint, better known as a roadblock. Police stop him and smell alcohol on his breath. He admits to the police that he has been drinking. He has an open bottle of vodka in the car and a mixed drink in the center console. He fails the alphabet test and the portable breath test. CASE DISMISSED
Client is stopped at a sobriety checkpoint or roadblock. Client admits to drinking, has blood shot eyes and smells of alcohol. Client fumbles for his license and does not produce his registration. Client fails two field sobriety tests. Client is charged with Operating Under the Influence. NOT GUILTY
Client is stopped at a roadblock in Brighton. Client admits to drinking and fails three field sobriety tests. Client takes the Breathalyzer test and is higher than the legal limit (.09).
Client is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon after his wife reports to the police that he had hit her with a snow brush in their car. Wife and client are going through a divorce and wife has lied to the police before about client. Police testify on behalf of client. NOT GUILTY
Client has warrant for TWO criminal cases. Client lives in Texas. Attorney Donovan successfully removes the warrants and has the case dismissed on court costs. Client never had to appear in court.
Client is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery after police respond to a hotel in Brighton and learn that the client threatened the victim with a chair and pushed he to the ground. Client was found hiding in his car when police arrived. Case Dismissed
Brighton, Ma Criminal Lawyer
Attorney Patrick T. Donovan is committed to representing people who have been accused of and charged with criminal offenses in Brighton, Boston, and Quincy and throughout the state of Massachusetts. Patrick T. Donovan is committed to aggressively pursuing the best possible outcome for each and every one of our clients.
As a former Assistant District Attorney, Patrick Donovan is well aware of the many legal strategies both law enforcement and district attorneys will use when trying to obtain a criminal conviction. Attorney Donovan uses his prior knowledge and training as a prosecutor to his clients’ advantage by challenging evidence submitted by state attorneys, investigating faulty law enforcement procedures, and ultimately building the strongest case possible for every single one of his clients.
Call the Law Office of Patrick T. Donovan today for your free initial consultation at (617) 479-1800.
Information on the Brighton Municipal Court:
What the Phone Number to the Brighton Court?
- Judge’s Lobby (617) 782-6543
- Clerk Magistrate’s Office (617) 782-6521 x208
- Probation Department (617) 782-6540 x312
- TTY (617) 789-4283
What is the Brighton District Court District Attorney’s Phone Number?
- Suffolk County District Attorney at the Brighton Court (617) 782-5236
What is the Address Of the Brighton District Court?
Boston Municipal Court Department
52 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
What is the Fax Number of the Brighton District Court?
- Judge’s Lobby (617) 562-4479
- Clerk Magistrate’s Office (617) 254-2127
- Probation Department (617) 789-5345
Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office