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Case Results

  • Motion to Dismiss Allowed and No Probation Violation Found

    August 2018

    Our client was charged with Violation of a 209A order (retraining order) and Threats to Commit a Crime along with a violation of his probation. The Probation Department was looking for our client to serve a jail sentence as a result of being charged with this new crime.  We filed a Motion to Dis... Read On

  • No Probation Violation Found

    August 2018

    Our client was facing a probation violation in Massachusetts with the possibility of a jail sentence. When receiving a probation violation, our client had the right to have a hearing where the Probation Department would have to prove by a preponderance of the evidence (more likely than not) that ... Read On

  • Not Guilty - OUI and Reckless Operation

    July 2018

    We are pleased to announce that our client was found Not Guilty of Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol and Not Guilty of Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Attleboro District Court. In order to prove a defendant guilty of OUI, the Commonwealth must prove that the defendant operated... Read On

  • Not Guilty - OUI 3rd offense (Felony)

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Not Guilty Description: Client was charged with the following offenses: OUI 3rd Offense (a mandatory jail sentence), Operating Negligently, Leaving the Scene of Property Damage, Operating After License Suspended, Subsequent Offense, Malicious Destruction... Read On

  • Not Guilty - Threats to Murder

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Not Guilty Description: Client was charged with allegedly making phone calls and sending text messages to his girlfriend threatening to kill her. My client was offered jail time in exchange for a guilty plea and my client declined. Client decided to take... Read On

  • Car Accident Injury Settled

    Our client was rear-ended in a car accident. He came into the office looking for us to help him get compensated for his injuries and pain and suffering. His back and neck were still injured from the crash. He started seeing a physical therapist to help him with his injuries. We sent a demand lett... Read On

  • Not Guilty - Domestic Assault

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Not Guilty Description: Client was arrested for domestic assault in Cumberland, RI. Client maintained his innocence and did not want to plea. We took the case to trial, the complaining witness and an independent witness testified at trial. Client was fou... Read On

  • Not Guilty - Improper Storage of a Firearm and Possession of a Silencer (Felony)

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Not Guilty Description: A police SWAT team executed a search warrant looking for my clients brother and stolen items, neither of which were at my clients house. The SWAT team asked my client and others in the house to come outside, and they complied. T... Read On

  • Not Guilty - Operating Under the Influence of Drugs

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Not Guilty Description: Client was stopped at a checkpoint, roadblock in Massachusetts. After allegedly failing the field sobriety tests, the client was charged with operating under the influence of drugs. Client was adamant he was not under the influe... Read On

  • Not Guilty - Felony Uttering a Counterfeit Note

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Not Guilty Description: Client was charged with uttering a counterfeit note, a felony. Client was alleged to have used a fake $100 bill at a store. My client was adamant he did not know it was fake and had no intention to pass it as a fake. We took the... Read On

  • Not Guilty - Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol

    Practice Area: Criminal Defense Outcome: Not Guilty Description: Client was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol while he was parked in a parking lot. Client allegedly failed the field sobriety tests. Client maintained his innocence and that he was not operating the car or im... Read On

  • Suppressed Statements - Distributing Heroin

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Suppressed/Time Served Description: Client was charged with multiple drug offenses. Client was facing a mandatory minimum 4 years in jail if convicted with a maximum of 35 years in state prison. We argued that his statements should not be used against hi... Read On

  • Suppressed Illegal Search Warrant on Felony Drug Distribution

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Suppressed/Dismissed Description: The police executed a search warrant at my clients house. They found 35 bags of heroin, over $600 in cash and a cell phone. They charged him with possession with intent to distribute heroin, a felony. However, upon revi... Read On

  • Dismissed - Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Dismissed Description: Police conducted a search of a motor vehicle. The police found eight bags of marijuana individually wrapped. They charged my client with possession with intent to distribute marijuana. I filed a motion to dismiss the charge based o... Read On

  • Dismissed - Possession with Intent/Conspiracy

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Dismissed Description: Client was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and conspiracy to violate the drug laws after a motor vehicle stop. The police found marijuana, a scale, plastic bags and money in the passengers back pack und... Read On

  • Suppressed and Dismissed Illegal Search - Possession of Cocaine

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Suppressed/Dismissed Description: Client was walking down the street. The police asked him to come over. Client did not move. The police asked him again to come over. Client did not move again. The police asked him a third time to come over. Client then ... Read On

  • Dismissed - Illegal Search of Marijuana

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Dismissed Description: My client was walking down the street at night. The police stopped him and demanded to see his hands and search him. Client told the police he did not want to and wanted to go home. The police then searched him and found multiple b... Read On

  • Dismissed - Felony Carrying a Firearm without a License

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Dismissed Description: After a shooting outside, the police came into a house and found my client and a few other people in a room. The police found a bullet on the bed. They then searched the room and found two firearms. They charged my client with bein... Read On

  • Statements Suppressed on Felony Larceny

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Suppressed/Dismissed Description: Client was arrested on a warrant. The police then asked her about another potential new crime, larceny over $250, while she was in handcuffs, in the back of a cruiser and had not been read her rights. Client made stateme... Read On

  • Dismissed - Felony Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle

    Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Dismissed Description: Police observed a car they knew to be stolen. Client went into the car and started it. She started backing up the car and the police stopped her. The police charged her with being in possession of a stolen motor vehicle, a felony. ... Read On

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