If you have been arrested or charged with a crime it is important that you get the help of an attorney that knows the law, the process and how to use both to protect your interest and your future. Whatever the charge, we are here to defend you.
Those charged with domestic violence face an uphill battle. Massachusetts law enforcement act swiftly and severely on domestic violence cases. Domestic violence cases often begin with unsubstantiated statements made by those in a compromised mental state. You deserve a defense attorney that knows the domestic violence laws and how to defend your case and protect your reputation. A domestic violence conviction can negatively impact your ability to work with children, own or be around weapons and impact you in a child custody hearing.
Assault is defined as attempting or threatening to cause immediate bodily harm to someone. A battery requires a physical touching that can potentially cause harm.
These charges can be of a serious nature and putting the strongest case in place to defend you is critical. Quality legal counsel from the outset is important if you are charged with this offense.
Immediate legal representation is a necessity if you or a loved one is under investigation, has been charged with a felony or misdemeanor, or has been arrested for a drug crime. An experienced and highly skilled drug crime defense attorney is important at every stage of the legal process. Drug charges, like drugs, impact the entire family. Whether the charges are possession or drug trafficking you and your loved ones deserve an experienced attorney.
Charges can be brought against juveniles as delinquent or the more serious youthful offender charge can be brought which can bring with it a harsh sentence and adult prison time. You deserve an attorney that understands the difference between adult and juvenile cases, with the knowledge and skill to defend your child and the compassion and understanding to reach your child.
If you receive a notice to Appear at a Clerk Magistrate Hearing you have an opportunity to stop the criminal charges from ever happening. It is imperative that you hire an attorney to represent you at the Magistrate Hearing. At the Hearing a Clerk Magistrate will decide if there is probable cause to charge you with a crime.
Have you or a loved one been arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence. It is important that you contact us after being charged with an OUI. Penalties vary widely depending on whether this is your first, second or third offense. You need the best representation to minimize the impact on your life an OUI can bring upon you or a family member.
Some penalties for drunk driving charges in Massachusetts include:
- License suspension or revocation of up 1 year for a first offense, up to 2 years for a second offense and up to 8 years for a third offense - Mandatory alcohol education, assessment & treatment - Possible confiscation of the convict's vehicle - Possible installation of an Ignition Interlock Device in the convict's vehicle