Malden, Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer
Settled by puritans in 1640, the area comprising modern-day Malden, Massachusetts was originally part of nearby Charleston and was referred to as the "Mistick Slide." Malden was incorporated as a separate town in 1640 and was subsequently incorporated as a city in 1882. The area is named after a town in the United Kingdom - Maldon, England.
Malden, Massachusetts boasts a rich history. The city was the first in New England to have a printed code of enacted laws. This historic code of laws was compiled by Joseph Hills in 1648. Malden was also the first city in the United States to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. In addition, Malden High School's football team was the first to hold a Thanksgiving Day Game in 1889 and now has the second-oldest continuous high school football rivalry in the country.
Today, Malden, Massachusetts is home to approximately 56,000 residents and spans an area of 5.1 square miles. The city is also the site of the Malden District Court. Located at 89 Summer Street, the Malden District Court hears criminal cases and is in operation weekdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. In addition to serving the city of Malden, the Malden District Court also has jurisdiction over the surrounding communities of Melrose, Everett and Wakefield.
For over four decades, the law firm of Altman & Altman LLP has been providing outstanding legal representation to clients in the Malden area and throughout New England. Facing criminal charges in Malden District Court or any other Massachusetts courthouse is often a confusing and frightening experience for those involved. Our dedicated team of criminal defense attorneys will fully outline your legal options and will give your straightforward answers to your legal questions to help put your mind at ease.
When facing charges, it is critical to have legal representation at every stage of the criminal process - not just at trial. Whether you have been arrested, are facing an arraignment, are being investigated, or are being questioned by the police, it is important to have an attorney present to protect your rights. As a client of the law firm of Altman & Altman, our Malden lawyers will be by your side during every step of the criminal process in order to protect your rights and give you peace of mind.
At Altman & Altman, our attorneys have been featured as legal analysts on CourtTV, The Fox News Channel, MSNBC and the BBC Network. Our team of skillful attorneys handles all types of crimes, from minor to serious charges, including:
- Juvenile Crimes - Underage Drinking; Possession of a Fake ID; Juvenile Drug Crimes.
- Probation Violations - Leaving/Moving out of State in Violation of Probation; Arrested while on Probation; Missing Meeting with Probation Officer; Missing Treatment; Carrying a Firearm while on Probation.
- Outstanding Warrants - Out-of-State Warrants; Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear in Court; Bench Warrant for Failure to Pay a Court Ordered Child Support.
- Drug Crimes - Drug Trafficking; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Drug Possession; Drug Possession with Intent to Sell; School Zone Drug Violations.
- Assault & Battery - Aggravated Assault & Battery; Assault & Battery with a Deadly Weapon; Assault with Intent to Rob or Murder; Vehicular Assault; Domestic Assault & Battery.
- Violent Crimes - Aggravated Sexual Assault; Murder; Rape; Illegal Possession Offenses; Drunk Driving (OUI & DWI); Juvenile Crimes; Accessory Before-After the Fact.
If you are facing criminal charges in the Malden area, please contact the criminal lawyers at Altman & Altman to schedule a Free & Confidential Initial Consultation with one of our MA criminal attorneys. During this free initial meeting, our skilled Malden, Massachusetts criminal lawyers will explain your legal options and will field any legal questions that you may have. Your free initial consultation is completely confidential.