Stoughton District Court
If you’re reading this page right now, chances are, you’ve been arrested and don’t know what to do next. Or, possibly, you haven’t yet been arrested, but you’ve been accused by someone of committing a crime, and have been called to Stoughton District Court to appear for a hearing. (That’s called a Clerk-Magistrate’s Hearing. More on that, below.) The Law Offices of William D. Kickham and Associates, located in nearby Westwood, is always ready, willing and able to serve as legal counsel to persons who are arrested in Norfolk County. Our lead attorney, William D. Kickham, is a Stoughton District Court Criminal Defense Lawyer, for people who have been arrested in the towns of:
If you are arrested by police in any of the above towns, you will be arraigned in Stoughton District Court. If you have not been arrested, but instead either a person or a Police Department in any of the above towns has filed what is known as a “Criminal Complaint” against you in this court, a Clerk-Magistrate’s Hearing, (also called a Show-Cause Hearing,) will also take place at Stoughton District Court.
Stoughton District Court is located at:
1288 Central Street
Stoughton, MA 02072
Ph.: (781) 344-2131
Usually, a small number of different judges (typically 2 or 3) rotate at Stoughton District Court, depending on judicial assignments for a particular week. There is usually one judge who handles arraignments, probation violations, and pre-trial conferences. Typically the other judges handle jury trials and civil business. Stoughton District Court also has a Clerk’s Office and Probation Department. The court handles both criminal and civil jury trials, as well as what are called “bench trials,” which are trials held before a judge, and not a jury. Stoughton District Court also sometimes handles “overflow” jury trials for other courts in Norfolk County.
The Law Offices of William D. Kickham and Associates can very effectively represent you in Stoughton District Court you if you have been arrested for, or accused of, any number of crimes or offenses, including:
Massachusetts Gun & Firearms Violations
Assault and Battery Overview
Sex Crimes Overview
Operating Under The Influence/Driving While Under The Influence - OUI/DUI
Massachusetts College Student Arrests And Disciplinary Hearings
Murder and Homicide Law
Theft Crimes and Property Crimes Overview
Traffic Violations / Speeding Tickets
Drug Offenses Overview
Whatever you have been charged with in Stoughton District Court, it is important that you be represented by an attorney who regularly practices in this court. Attorneys who do not regularly appear in a given court, will not likely be able to secure as favorable a result for you, as an attorney who is familiar with the court and its personnel. Our firm has appeared in this court many times. We are familiar with how the court operates, its ‘culture,’ and we know how to get you the best legal result possible. Click here to see a partial sampling of some of the results we have obtained for our clients.
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Westwood and Stoughton, Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer William D. Kickham has appeared as a legal analyst on a variety of respected media, including Court TV, Fox News TV-25/Boston WCVB-TV5/Boston, Greater Boston With Emily Rooney, Money Matters Radio/Boston, The Metro Newspaper/Boston, Nightside With Dan Rea, The Boston Herald, and WBZ-AM Radio 1030. Attorney William D. Kickham is turned to by respected reporters and media organizations in Massachusetts as an authoritative expert in the field of criminal defense law, and the case results he produces for his clients attest to this. Call us today at Ph.: (781) 320-0062, or Ph.: (617) 285-3600, to arrange for a free initial consultation of your case. If the matter is not an emergency, you can email us here for a free initial consult and we will respond to you very promptly.