Criminal law

Proven and Powerful Criminal Defense Lawyer

Criminal charges threaten your freedom, finances and reputation, and conviction can easily alter the course of your entire life. If you’re facing criminal charges in Bristol County, Middlesex County, Worcester County or Norfolk County, Massachusetts, do not risk facing your legal challenges alone and without an experienced criminal defense lawyer. An experienced criminal defense lawyer will provide invaluable assistance to help you navigate the Massachusetts criminal justice system.

Attorney Stephen Morte has prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases in Massachusetts as an assistant district attorney. Since founding his own firm in 1987, Mr. Morte has defended hundreds more.

We provide criminal defense services aimed at keeping you out of jail and keeping your record clean. Our firm is familiar with Massachusetts courts, judges and prosecutors. Additionally, we are familiar with prosecutors’ available tactics and plea bargain methods and limits. Furthermore, we are familiar with courtroom and legal process options available to prove your innocence or greatly reduce your sentence. Mr. Morte has handled hundreds of jury trials and plea-bargaining for criminal law clients.

With more than 30 years of experience, we can help defend you against a number of criminal charges including:
  • DUI/DWI/OUI defense and other traffic violations
  • Domestic violence and assault, murder/homicide, assault and battery, and sex offense
  • Drug charges
  • Robbery, burglary, breaking and entering, theft and fraud
  • Firearm-related offenses and arson
  • Violation of restraining orders
  • White collar crimes, including tax, credit card, larceny, embezzlement, employee theft, check, identity theft, forgery, extortion, blackmail and commercial bribery charges

Contact us for a case evaluation:

If you need an experienced Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer, call us. We are skilled, experienced and committed to fighting for your rights. We are available for weekday, evening and weekend appointments. We charge reasonable and affordable rates.

Marlboro MA Law Office:

Our office located in Marlborough Massachusetts serves the Greater Boston and Boston Metrowest area including Middlesex County, Worcester County, and Norfolk County and towns such as Acton, Ashland, Ayer, Berlin, Bolton, Boston, Boylston, Cambridge, Clinton, Concord, Framingham, Fitchburg, Grafton, Harvard, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Lancaster, Leominster, Lincoln, Lowell, Luneneburg, Marlborough, Milford, Natick, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Stow, Sudbury, Upton, Waltham, Wayland, Wellesley, Westborough, Weston, and Worcester.

South Coast MA Office:

Our office located in Fall River Massachusetts serves Bristol County and Plymouth County including the cities and towns of Attleboro, Darmouth, Fairhaven, Fall River, Mattapoiset, Marion, New Bedford, Rochester, Seekonk, Somerset, Swansea, Taunton, and Wareham, and Westport.