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Find a criminal defense attorney near Taunton, MA

Find a criminal defense attorney near Taunton, MA

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Find a criminal defense attorney near Taunton, MA

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Top 8 Criminal Defense Attorneys near Taunton, MA

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7. The Law Offices of Christopher F. Murray
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  • Serves Taunton, MA
Attorney Christopher F. Murray is an experienced trial attorney and former prosecutor who handles cases for clients in criminal law, drunk driving, personal injury, business litigation and other litigation driven matters. Our firm offers superior legal representation at a reasonable cost to the client. The practice is locally based, and we are able to provide the type of specialized individual legal representation that a large firm cannot. As a former Superior Court Assistant District Attorney, Christopher F. Murray is well positioned to assess your criminal case. Since his admission to the bar he has handled thousands of cases involving misdemeanors and felonies. Throughout his career, he has personally tried hundreds of cases on both sides of the law with a large degree of success. This experience is the cornerstone for the practice and its success. In addition to his criminal experience, Attorney Murray and Plymouth Rock Legal handle a wide-variety of litigation based matters including business, personal injury and wrongful death claims. In 2009, Attorney Christopher F. Murray was lead counsel in a Plymouth County Superior Court civil case where his client was awarded $2.9 M after a three week jury trial. If you have a legal need, come talk to us. An initial case evaluation is free of charge and confidential. We pledge to give you informed and honest answers to your questions. Most importantly, we will always fight hard for you, the client. Experience counts- call us when it matters.See more

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does a defense attorney cost?

The average cost to hire a criminal defense attorney generally ranges from $100 to $350 per hour. Costs can vary, however, depending on the lawyer’s fees and the complexity of the case. Cases that involve more research, pre-trial time and negotiation may cost more. 

Other factors are the lawyer’s skill, experience and reputation. High-profile lawyers might charge higher rates than newer lawyers or those with less of a notable track record. 

To find out how much it will cost you to hire a defense lawyer, contact top-rated lawyers in your area.

You can also learn more about attorney fees by reading, “How much does a defense attorney cost?

How do I find a good defense attorney?

Take the time to carefully and thoroughly research criminal defense attorneys near you. Read testimonials from past clients, and make sure the attorneys you’re considering are properly licensed. 

You should also make sure the attorney has experience with your type of case. Some defense lawyers specialize in DUI cases while others specialize in assault, for example. 

The last step is to contact several defense attorneys and establish communication with them. Ask the right questions, and ask them to send you a breakdown of their pricing before you hire anyone.  

What does a criminal defense attorney do?

A criminal defense attorney takes on cases dealing with criminal charges or allegations, such as domestic violence, DUIs, drug possession, assault and more. They will manage a defendant’s case through each stage and may seek negotiations with prosecutors to avoid trial via a plea bargain. They may also examine witnesses, argue sentencing, research the judge presiding over the trial and gather evidence, such as character witnesses. 

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