West Roxbury 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 West Roxbury District Court to appear for a hearing. (That’s known as a Clerk-Magistrate’s Hearing. We discuss it more, 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 Suffolk County. Our lead attorney, William D. Kickham, is a West Roxbury District Court Criminal Defense Lawyer, for people who have been arrested in the following areas of Boston:
- West Roxbury
- Jamaica Plain
- Hyde Park
- Parts of Mission Hill
- Mattapan Sections of Boston
If you are arrested by police in any of the above sections of Boston, you will be arraigned in West Roxbury District Court. If you have not been arrested, but instead either a person or a Police Department in any of the above communities of Boston has filed what is known as a “Criminal Complaint” against you in this court, a Show-Cause Hearing (also called a Clerk-Magistrate’s Hearing) will be held at West Roxbury District Court.
West Roxbury District Court is located at:
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Ph.: (617) 971-1200
Usually, a small number of different judges (typically 2 or 3) rotate at West Roxbury 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. West Roxbury 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. West Roxbury District Court also sometimes handles “overflow” jury trials for other courts in Suffolk County.
The Law Offices of William D. Kickham and Associates can very effectively represent you in West Roxbury District Court you if you have been arrested for, or accused of, any number of crimes or offenses, including:
Drug Offenses Overview
Assault and Battery Overview
Theft Crimes and Property Crimes Overview
Sex Crimes Overview
Massachusetts Gun & Firearms Violations
Murder and Homicide Law
Traffic Violations / Speeding Tickets
Operating Under The Influence/Driving While Under The Influence - OUI/DUI
Massachusetts College Student Arrests And Disciplinary Hearings
Whatever you have been charged with in West Roxbury 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 West Roxbury, Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer William D. Kickham has appeared as a legal analyst on a variety of respected media, including Greater Boston With Emily Rooney, Court TV, Fox News TV-25/Boston, WCVB-TV5/Boston, The Boston Herald, WBZ-AM Radio 1030, The Metro Newspaper/Boston, Nightside With Dan Rea, and Money Matters Radio/Boston. 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.