Criminal Law

If you have been arrested for, or charged with a DUI or OUI, drug possession, assault & battery or any other crime, the first step toward clearing your name and getting your life back on track is to find an experienced courtroom criminal defense lawyer that intricately knows the local court system. The team of expert attorneys at Carter DeYoung are well-known, trusted and ready to assist you with your legal issue.

When it comes to criminal defense, experience matters most. With decades of experience in all facets of criminal law, the attorneys at Carter DeYoung are qualified and prepared to guide you through the often complex and confusing criminal process, from the initial investigation and arraignment straight through to trial if necessary. Our team of criminal defense lawyers includes a former agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigations and Mashpee Police Officer, as well as former Assistant District Attorneys with the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office, and an attorney with the United States Department of Justice. We will thoroughly investigate all of the details and evidence surrounding your case, to ensure that you are represented with the strongest defense.

With great success, we have aggressively and effectively defended against criminal charges ranging from DUIs and minor motor vehicle matters to homicides, including:

  • Operating Under the Influence and Motor Vehicle Offenses
  • Drug Possession, Distribution and Trafficking
  • Firearms Possession
  • Domestic Assault and Battery
  • Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI)
  • Fraud, Embezzlement and White-Collar Crimes
  • Home Invasion, Burglary, Larceny and Robbery
  • Homicide
  • Sexual Assault and Rape Accusations

Removal of Children from Massachusetts After a Divorce

An issue that often arises following a divorce of parents who share joint legal custody of their children is if the primary, physical custodian may be permitted to move outside Massachusetts with the children. If the children are over 16 and want to accompany the custodial parent, then they will generally be allowed to do Read more

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