Criminal Law2018-09-25T07:51:21+00:00

Criminal Law

Every Case Is Defensible

Freedom is one of the most important liberties to United States citizens. However, it can be taken away in the blink of an eye with a criminal conviction. If you’ve been arrested or charged with a criminal offense, you are likely to be anxious, upset, or worried about how to handle your charges.

Our criminal defense attorneys understand these concerns and we are here to provide you with excellent representation and also serve as a counselor to help you through this difficult time. No matter what type of charges you are facing, our defense lawyers will navigate you through the entire criminal justice process from start to finish.

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Massachusetts Criminal Laws

Massachusetts Criminal Laws

Massachusetts criminal statutes identify a wide range of illegal conduct that is made punishable by sanctions like imprisonment and fines. While many of its criminal laws and sanctions are similar to those of other states, the Commonwealth is unique in a number of ways. For instance, in 2012 63% of Massachusetts voters approved authorization of medical marijuana possession under certain circumstances. The links below provide state-specific laws on a wide range of crimes, including assault, theft, DUI, and drug crimes, penalty ranges, additional resources and how to hire a criminal defense attorney.

  • Massachusetts Gun Control Laws
    The basics of gun control laws in Massachusetts, which are some of the strictest in the nation; including a list of illegal firearms and conditions for gun ownership bans.
  • Massachusetts First-Degree Murder Law
    The basics of Massachusetts’ first-degree murder laws, which is the highest level of criminal homicide in the state. Learn about the definition, criminal penalties, and more information.
  • Massachusetts Child Pornography Laws
    An overview of Massachusetts child pornography laws with a listing of the relevant statutory provisions, links to related resources, additional tools for researching the law and where to go for legal help.
  • Massachusetts Domestic Violence Laws
    Massachusetts domestic violence offenses can include crimes such as assault or sexual misconduct. Victims may bring civil charges in family court or criminal charges. Click here to learn more about the law.
  • Massachusetts OUI Laws
    Facing an OUI charge in Massachusetts? Trying to navigate the court system can be perplexing. Here’s a guide through the process including information about criminal and administrative proceedings and driver’s license suspension.
  • Massachusetts Marijuana Laws
    Overview of marijuana laws in Massachusetts, including the medical marijuana program, which authorizes doctors to give letters to patients certifying them to use, possess, and grow a reasonable supply.

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