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Charlestown Criminal Defense Attorney

Are you looking for a lawyer in Charlestown, MA? Maybe you are wanted for question in a crime or you have been arrested in Charlestown, Massachusetts? If so, you should reach out to a criminal defense attorney who knows the neighborhood of Charlestown and can advise you on the best defense for  your case.

Charlestown is the oldest neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts. It is located on a peninsula across from downtown Boston and adjoins the Charles River, Mystic River and Boston Harbor. It is a rapidly gentrifying, mostly residential area with a strong Irish history. It is home to many historical landmarks such as the Bunker Hill Monument, the USS Constitution and The Warren Tavern.

Charlestown is a historically Irish neighborhood that is becoming more diverse, with immigrants from Latin American countries and elsewhere. It is a quiet neighborhood with a low crime rate. Charlestown is a charming, old neighborhood with many historic buildings. Its historic profile means it has low housing stock that can’t accommodate new development and makes affordable housing an issue for lower income residents. 

The Charlestown division of the Boston Municipal Court deals with minor offenses such as shoplifting, code violations and disturbances. People who already have a criminal record or who are younger may enter the criminal justice system for small infractions that can reduce their opportunities and affect their job prospects. 

If you are arrested for a serious crime, like a Federal Crime, Sex Crime, Violent Crime or White Collar Crime, your case will be handled in a Boston District Court. Whether you are accused of a serious crime, or a first time offender accused of a misdemeanor or violation, any accusations can affect the course of your life and should be taken seriously. 

At Dhar Law, LLP, we are based in Constitution Wharf, Charlestown. We are proud to be a part of this historic community and to represent the diverse people who live here. We will fight for you no matter how serious the crime. If you have been accused of a crime in Charlestown, please reach out to our compassionate and highly skilled legal team to see how we can help. To request a free consultation, with one of our attorneys, then please reach out to our knowledgeable legal team at 617 880-6155 today.


Have you or a family member been charged or arrested? It’s important not to make mistakes early on in your case. Download our PDF on the top 3 things to do to help your defense or if you have been arrested by the State Police or FBI or you are the subject of an FBI Arrest Warrant.

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Heading up the firm, Vikas Dhar is widely recognized as a leader in the New England legal community. An accomplished business litigator and a “Top 40 Under 40” criminal defense attorney, he has also been honored as a New England Super Lawyer/Rising Star in the area of White-Collar Criminal Defense for each of the past six years by Boston Magazine.

I have the power and the skill to be able to save people from themselves. I can be your guide during the darkness. I can hold your hand and navigate you out of the darkness into the light.

— Vikas Dhar
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