OUI Massachusetts Brave Act

OUI’s & MASSACHUSETTS’ BRAVE ACT

The brave men and women who serve in our military make the ultimate sacrifice.  Veterans go to some of the harshest places on earth to engage in conflicts that protect the rights and freedoms of all Americans. While they may…

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Pretrial Diversion

Pre-Trial Diversion in Massachusetts

Those charged with a crime in Massachusetts face the possibility of fines, probation, or imprisonment, or a combination of each.  However, in certain instances, a case can be disposed of with pre-trial diversion.  Those who are eligible for pre-trial diversion…

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Bail Hearing Massachusetts

The Process of Bail in Massachusetts

Once a person is charged with a crime in Massachusetts, he or she must initially appear before the Court for a procedure called an arraignment.  At the time of arraignment, not guilty pleas are entered as to the charged offense(s)…

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Clerk Magistrate Hearings Massachusetts

Clerk-Magistrate Hearings in Massachusetts

Most people believe that if you have been charged with a crime, a criminal case only begins one way – you are arrested, handcuffed, and brought into court to be charged with a crime.  While this is often the case,…

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prostitution defense attorney

Do You Need a Prostitution Defense Attorney?

For centuries, prostitution has been a part of society. Although it has been around for longer than most other professions, prostitution still remains illegal in many places. In most of the US, prostitution is a crime that comes with serious…

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military crime

Military Crime Reporting: The Flawed System

Military crime is back in the spotlight after the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Devin Patrick Kelley obtained a firearm even though he should’ve been banned. He committed a violent crime while serving in the military, and therefore shouldn’t…

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