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Criminal Defense Lawyer

 Attorney Higgins provides criminal defense to clients in Marlborough, Worcester, Framingham and Westborough Massachusetts. When it comes to criminal charges, you want to hire a zealous defense lawyer who will advocate for your rights every step of the way. A skilled attorney will help you successfully challenge  police arrests or having criminal charges dismissed or reduced. You want them to fight to obtain you the best possible outcome for you and your family. Your case may qualify for an alternate disposition rather than trial and Attorney Higgins will ensure every possible alternative is explored. If you have been charged or are the subject of a criminal investigation, learn your rights. 


Attorney Higgins represents clients charged with the following:


  • Domestic Violence
  • Assault and Battery
  • Violation of Restraining Orders
  • Shoplifting
  • Operating Under the Influence
  • Probation Violation Hearings
  • Robbery
  • Larceny
  • Warrants
  • Firearms Possession
  • Bail Hearings
  • Suspended License Charges
  • Drug Possession
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Narcotics
  • Record Sealing
  • Magistrates Hearings 
  • Registry of Motor Vehicle Hearings



Protect your rights, a skilled advocate in your corner can make all the difference.

Attorney Higgins will ensure that your rights are asserted at every possible avenue. Although jury trials are a viable option for many, other matters can be resolved based on lack of probable cause for the arrest, improper search and seizures, illegally obtained evidence. These potential issues will be explored during our meeting to ensure an effective preservation of your rights.


Common Issues can cause your charges to be dismissed:

No Probable Cause for the Arrest

Police Misconduct/ Illegally Obtained Evidence

Failure to Provide Miranda Warnings

Illegal Stop Leading to OUI Arrest

Police Exceeding the Scope of a Search Warrant

Failure to Advise of Right to Counsel

No Probable Cause to Search

And many more


In order to determine how to best pursue your case, give me a call and we can discuss how to promptly and diligently get started to protect your freedom. I will assess your exact situation and diligently work towards obtaining an outcome best tailored to the evidence in your case.