Newburyport

Criminal Defense in Newburyport, Massachusetts

If you are facing criminal charges in the Newburyport District Court it important to have an attorney by your side. It is important to secure the best legal representation possible as soon as feasible to ensure you are positioned to protect your future. Being charged with a crime is far different than actually being convicted of that crime. Criminal Defendants in District Court have a myriad of legal rights that must be respected throughout the process, and law enforcement officers and prosecutors frequently cut corners and otherwise fail to meet their burden to establish a criminal defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. However, without an aggressive advocate safeguarding the rights of those accused, then those substantive and procedural lapses may go unnoticed.

Residents in Newburyport, Massachusetts find themselves facing criminal charges on a daily basis. If you are facing criminal charges in this area, be sure to contact a Newburyport criminal defense attorney at the Law Offices of Kathleen M. McCarthy. We are proud to provide aggressive advocacy to all local residents. Contact our office today to see how we can help.

OUIs (DUIs) and Sex Crimes in Newburyport, MA

An OUI (Operating Under the Influence), otherwise known as a DUI, and sex charges are two common criminal charges faced by residents in Newburyport, Massachusetts and the surrounding towns and villages. Sex crimes include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • indecent assault and battery
  • open and gross lewdness
  • restraining orders

These are serious charges, just like an OUI, and if you or a loved one is facing legal action and court orders, you need a serious, dedicated, and fierce attorney like Kathleen M. McCarthy to defend your constitutional rights. Attorney McCarthy has spent years defending residents in Newburyport who have been charged with OUIs and sex crimes, so do not hesitate to reach out to her to protect your rights.

When it comes to an OUI, even if you receive your first OUI, the penalties can be severe. The more often the offense is committed and you are convicted, the worse the penalties become. For instance, if you receive a second OUI, the jail time can range from 60 days to 2 ½ years, and you can lose your license for up to two years. Fines ranged from $600 to $10,000. If you receive three OUIs, you can be sentenced between 180 days to 2 ½ years, or receive prison time between 2 ½ years to 5 years. Furthermore, if you receive five OUIs, you can have your license revoked. OUIs, again, are serious matters, and the state punishes people accordingly. That is why Attorney McCarthy is here to defend your rights and ensure that you receive the best legal counsel when charged with an OUI. Attorney McCarthy has tremendous experience defending Newburyport residents who have been charged with one OUI or multiple OUIs.

Newburyport, MA

Newburyport, Massachusetts covers a number of towns when it comes to criminal charges, especially OUIs and sex charges. If you are a resident from Newburyport, Amesbury, Newbury, Rowley, Georgetown, Groveland, Merrimac, West Newbury, Seabrook, and a host of other small towns and villages nearby and charged with a crime, Newburyport District Courthouse will most likely be your destination for legal proceedings. The city is located on the south bank of the Merrimack River, which is located on the Atlantic Ocean.

Before it was settled as Newburyport in the 1630s by European immigrants, the area was first inhabited by the Pawtucket Indians. Once it was settled, however, it quickly grew, and more recently it went from being an industrial factory town to a quaint destination with cobblestone streets. Newburyport now has 17,000 residents, many of whom can trace their family lineage back to the settlers in the early seventeenth century. There are also a number of residents who are from different ethnic backgrounds, giving the city a diverse feel, despite its traditional New England heritage.

As for the courthouse and criminal proceedings, the Newburyport District Courthouse is located on 188 State Road in Newburyport. Again, the Court hands arrests made in the following towns:

  • Amesbury
  • Merrimac
  • Newbury
  • Newburyport
  • Rowley
  • Salisbury
  • West Newbury
Reach out to Attorney Kathleen M. McCarthy Today!

If you want an aggressive, loyal, and highly experienced Newburyport Criminal Defense Attorney, reach out to Kathleen M. McCarthy immediately at 978-975-8060 or click here to send her an email.

If you have been charged with an OUI or sex crime in Newburyport in Essex County, she is an accomplished and trustworthy Newburyport criminal defense attorney. She is also familiar with the local criminal court system. The judges and clerks know her and - even more importantly - respect her.

As a Newburyport Criminal Defense Lawyer, Attorney McCarthy has decades of experience working on behalf of all those charged with crimes. From advocating a client’s innocence to working to secure a favorable agreement, McCarthy is here to help. She is compassionate, serious, dedicated, and well-respected by the judges and clerks at the Newburyport District Courthouse.

Our legal team has two offices - North Andover and Boston. If you have been charged with a crime, don’t hesitate, call Kathleen M. McCarthy right away at 978-975-8060 or click here to send her an email.