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Pulling a Fire Alarm Can Result in Disorderly Conduct Charges

Posted on October 29, 2021 in
Although pulling a false fire alarm might seem like a harmless prank, it is a crime under Massachusetts law. You or your teenager could be charged with the crime of disorderly conduct or disturbing the peace, which can result in fines and even jail time, depending on the circumstances. If you or your child...
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The Crime of Threatening to Commit a Crime in Massachusetts

Posted on October 29, 2021 in
Many people do not realize that in Massachusetts, threatening to commit a crime is a crime in itself. It is a potentially serious crime that can result in a jail or prison sentence based on the nature of the crime threatened. If you find yourself accused of threatening to commit a crime, contact a...
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An Aggravated Drunk Driving Conviction Can Mean Deportation

Posted on September 30, 2021 in
Massachusetts takes operating under the influence (OUI) crimes very seriously. If you get convicted of drunk or drugged driving in Massachusetts, you could face penalties such as expensive fines and mandatory jail time. If you are an immigrant living in Massachusetts – either documented or undocumented – you could also face the risk of...
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How Can a Criminal Defense Attorney Help Lower Your Bail?

Posted on September 30, 2021 in
In Massachusetts, bail is an amount of money that must be paid by a criminal defendant to secure his or her release from jail before a trial. The amount of bail is decided by the court based on factors such as the nature of the crime, the defendant's criminal history, the defendant's flight risk...
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Do I Need a Lawyer for an Arraignment in Massachusetts?

Posted on July 30, 2021 in
An arraignment is typically the first court appearance required of an individual who is facing criminal charges (the defendant). You may have to attend an arraignment hearing if you get arrested in Massachusetts for driving under the influence, assault charges, or other crimes. You may also be called for an arraignment hearing if you're...
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