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Worcester’s Top Criminal Defense Team
When you’ve been accused of a criminal charge, your whole life can turn upside down. Our legal system can be flawed; even if you didn’t commit the crime, you may not be found innocent in a court of law. And if you did make a mistake and are guilty, you need a skilled lawyer to help you get the plea deal you deserve or help mitigate the sentence.
Your choice of a criminal defense attorney can make the difference between freedom and incarceration. The attorneys at Eden Rafferty have worked on thousands criminal defense and DUI cases and helped people get the trial they deserve.
Criminal Defense Types We Represent in Worcester and Beyond
Driving Under the Influence
If you have been charged with Driving Under the Influence, Driving While Intoxicated, or Operating Under the Influence, there can be serious consequences. The police and courts in Massachusetts take this offense seriously. But with a skilled lawyer from Eden Rafferty, we can help you get leniency and give you a second chance.
Driving With A Suspended License
If your license has been suspended for any reason and you are caught operating a motor vehicle, you could get in even more trouble with the court. You could even face jail time. You need a good lawyer to help review your driving history and see if you can get leniency.
According to Massachusetts law, you are required to have auto insurance to drive a car. Consequences range from big fines, a suspended license, and even as much as a year in jail. Let us help.
Negligent driving can include everything from speeding to driving under the influence of drugs. If you have been charged with driving in a way that endangered the safety of others on the road, you can be charged with negligence.
Illegal Possession of a Firearm
Massachusetts is a state that highly regulates gun ownership, so if you are caught possessing an unloaded or loaded firearm without a license you could face jail or prison time. Massachusetts courts take these crimes seriously, so you need a skilled lawyer to help represent you.
Sexual assault is a serious crime and courts can be very severe on offenders. However, it can often be difficult to prove sexual assault because consent does not have to be verbally given. At Eden Rafferty, we are passionate about helping rape and sexual assault survivors put their accusers behind bars.
If you have been the victim of domestic assault or if you have been charged with domestic assault in Massachusetts, you need a skilled lawyer to represent you in court. Both attackers and victims face an emotionally difficult experience in court and Eden Rafferty wants both sides to get the help they need.
Massachusetts and surrounding states have been facing a rising opioid epidemic for many years, and although recreational marijuana recently became legal in the Bay State, the laws are complex and as yet, largely untested. At Eden Rafferty, we understand the importance of defending aggressively against drug crime charges. Our drug charge lawyers bring more than 80 years of combined legal experience to bear on every case we handle.
Homicide, murder, and manslaughter are never clear-cut cases. They are complex and are often greatly affected by subjective influences and human error. It is nearly impossible to successfully defend yourself on a homicide or murder case. The experienced lawyers at Eden Rafferty can help you defend yourself and your public image to make sure you are accurately represented in both the court and the media.
Theft and larceny charges may seem trivial compared to other criminal charges, but in the modern day with advanced technology and intellectual property rights, defending yourself in court can be difficult. Eden Rafferty can help you navigate the intricacies of a larceny or theft charge.
If you have been charged with breaking and entering a house in Massachusetts with the intent of committing a felony, then you need a lawyer experienced in helping with burglary charged. Eden Rafferty has decades of experience helping people like you by explaining all of your rights to you and arguing your side in court.
If a minor gets in trouble with the law, courts are often focused on rehabilitating and reforming our state’s youth. However, depending on the circumstances of the crime and the particular individual in question, charges and penalties can vary greatly from case to case. And sometimes, juveniles can be charged in adult court. At Eden Rafferty, we understand your concerns and priorities as the parents of a child charged with a juvenile crime.