Brockton Criminal Defense
The Brockton District Court is located at 215 Main Street in Brockton, MA. This court is where all cases that originate out of Abington, Bridgewater, Brockton, East Bridgewater, West Bridgewater, Whitman, and the Bridgewater State University are handled. Brockton District Court is one of the busier courts in Massachusetts with often 5 to 6 court rooms in session at a time. Cases in this court are prosecuted by the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office, and this court handles the cases at all stages, from arraignment through trial.
Attorneys James G. DeGiacomo and Sergey Mikhlin have handled many different types of cases out of the Brockton District Court, and were prosecutors there prior to entering private practice. For more information, see below.
Brockton is an emerging city south of Boston, that has constantly been going through economic and population changes through the last few years. Just under 100,000 thousand people live in Brockton, and many more people visit the city each year. It is also home to the Brockton Fair, and numerous other events throughout the year.
Brockton is also seen by law enforcement as a breakaway point in the Massachusetts drug trade. Because of this, both local and state police are known to be aggressive in their investigations, often stopping people on a hunch. If you were arrested in or near Brockton, you need an aggressive Brockton criminal defense attorney.
Common Brockton Charges
Brockton Criminal Defense Attorneys James G. DeGiacomo and Sergey Mikhlin have handled hundreds of cases out of the Brockton District Court. Here are some of the most common charges that are seen:
- DUI: Also known as OUI, DUI charges are common, especially out of the surrounding Brockton area. The reason for this is the lack of public transportation in and around Brockton. Due to the potential consequences of jail time, license suspension, and fines, it is important to call a Brockton DUI attorney immediately if you are charged with DUI.
- Assault & Battery: Assault and battery cases are much more complex than people realize. Due to the combination of emotions and various important defenses that people have, it is important to contact an experienced Brockton Criminal Defense Attorney right away if you find yourself accused with assault and battery.
- Restraining Order Violations: Restraining orders are becoming more and more common in the Brockton area due to the ease of obtaining one in Brockton District Court. If you are charged with violating a restraining order, it is important to call and experienced Brockton Criminal Defense Attorney.
DeGiacomo & Mikhlin, P.C.
James G. DeGiacomo and Sergey Mikhlin are experienced Brockton Criminal Defense Attorneys who have successfully defended hundreds of clients in the Brockton District Court. If you have been accused of a crime in the Brockton area, call DeGiacomo & Mikhlin, P.C. right away. They are available 24/7 at (617) 941-3666 for free consultations.