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Southampton OUI Attorney

If you were arrested in Southampton your case will be heard in the Northampton District Court. The Northampton District Court also hears cases from Northampton, Chesterfield, Cummington, Easthampton, Goshen, Hatfield, Huntington, Middlefield, Plainfield, Westhampton, Williamsburg, and/or Worthington.

Northampton District Court

15 Gothic Street

Northampton, MA 01060

Northampton District Court presiding First Justice is the Honorable W. Michael Goggins. Arraignments, pretrial conferences, motion hearings, violation of probation hearings, are heard throughout the week. Each month the court designates a week to hear jury trials. During that week the Court usually has a second judge to hear the jury trials.

The Clerk-Magistrate is Darren Alston. He and his staff preside over all probable cause/show cause hearings. The show cause hearings are heard throughout the week.

The Hampshire County district attorney also has an office on the first floor of the Northampton District Court. There is usually two assistant district attorney assigned to the Northampton District Court and victim witness advocate.

The Chief Probation Officer, Jane M. Pendergast, is also located on the main floor and the staffed by over five different probation officers.

Public Transportation

The Northampton District Court is accessible by the following routes of the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority: Route 39, Route 39E, Route B43, Route M40, Route R42 and Route R44.


There is paid metered parking available on the streets as well as in two lots located near the courthouse.

 No matter what kind of OUI charge you are facing, you can rely on my firm for competent legal help. You can call on The Law Offices of Attorney Joseph D. Bernard for:

Contact my firm to arrange for a free consultation to learn more about the situation you are facing. A thorough analysis of your case can be done to help you proceed in the best possible manner.

Fight to protect your future

If found guilty, you may be facing serious penalties and life altering consequences, including jail time, steep fines, court ordered alcohol treatment programs, and community service. In addition, your driver’s license can be suspended for an extended period of time. Depending on the specific circumstances pertaining to your case, your offense may be charged as a felony, which exponentially increases your penalties. Do not sit back and wait for your charges to resolve themselves. Be proactive and call immediately to secure the representation of Attorney Joseph Bernard to resolve your case in the most efficient way possible and with the most favorable outcome available to you.


Springfield Office

1 Monarch Pl Suite 1100
Springfield, MA 01144