Make an Appointment Now!

Address

45 Bromfield Street

Suite 500

Boston, MA 02108

Downtown Crossing near Granary Burying Ground between Nine Bar and Bromfield Jewelers

Email

Matthew@MWPetersonLaw.com

 

Phone

617-356-8217

 

Fax

857-201-2598

 

Hours

Weekdays: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Other times by Appointment.

 

  • Google Places Social Icon
  • LinkedIn Social Icon
  • Yelp Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon

DISCLAIMER: You may not use this website to provide confidential information about a legal matter of yours to me. Your use of this website does not make you my client or even my prospective client. If you have confidential information that you would like to give me, please communicate with me in person or by telephone–not by filling in any form on this website or by sending an unsolicited email to me.

  • Google Places Social Icon
  • LinkedIn Social Icon
  • Yelp Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon

©2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 by Law Office of Matthew W. Peterson

No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Nav Map

best criminal defense lawyer boston ma
  • Matthew W. Peterson

Why You Should Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney as Soon as Possible

Updated: Mar 13



If you've been charged with a crime, you need to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible, even before the arraignment.

This ensures that your rights are not lost and good evidence isn't lost.

For example, if you are charged with DUI, you have 10 days from your arrest to request a driver's license suspension hearing. If you do not request it during that time, the right is waived.

Furthermore, evidence could be lost if you don't hire a lawyer as soon as possible. Security camera videos are typically lost within a few days. If you do not act as quickly as possible to preserve these videos, they are lost forever. This means you could be without evidence that shows your innocence.

An attorney can also help you get out of jail quickly once arrested, coordinating with bondsmen and the jail. Without an attorney your defense can be impaired, your rights can be waived, and you could remain in jail unnecessarily. If you've been arrested, call me as soon as possible to set up an appointment. I do appointments over the weekend if necessary. If you need a criminal defense lawyer who will fight for you, call me now and set up a consultation at 251-289-0576.

11 views