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Last week was supposed to be easier for me due to school vacation week but it seemed that I had a busier than normal week.  Thursday was very productive day and thought it would be a good illustration of what a sole practitioner does. I got up around 5am which is normal and took my […]

 Melanie’s law has added a lot regarding license loss.  Hardship license is only granted at the reasonable discretion of the registry.  There must be no evidence driving once the license has been suspended or revoked.  The applicant must have a documented and legitimate hardship. The applicant must provide a letter from his employer including the […]

I have handled a lot of high conflict custody case.  I have represented children , been a guardian ad litem, represented Mother and Fathers as well as grandparents, family members, foster parents, friends of the family and friends of the children.  Custody cases are hard on everyone involved. It is never easy for the family […]

In MA it is not a crime to drink and drive.  It is a crime to operate under the influence- that is that alcohol impairs your ability to drive.  With Melanie’s law the punishment for OUI has significantly worsened.   You should never drive impaired for a variety of safety as well as legal reasons.  OUI […]

Everyone needs to protect themselves in case of the worst.  People need a Will to not only provide instructions for financial reasons but also to nominate a guardian for minor children.  Without a will the state court chooses who will be the guardian of the children without your input.  In addition, the state has certain […]

I represented a lot of people going through legal troubles.  I am providing some examples of  work I did last week.  In Attleboro District Court, I had an OUI( drunk driving) case on Thursday that the Court allowed a probable cause motion to dismiss on the OUI and the Commonwealth agreed to dismiss the Oper. neglig. upon $200 […]

  The holidays have a lot of great things for many people but are also the worst and most stressful times for many.  I have found that my practice has a lot of people dealing with stressors and either voluntarily or not being in legal situations.  Many items people decide to get a divorce after […]

The recession is supposed to be close to over but it does not appear to be that way for many hard working men and woman.  Circumstances including caring for the sick and elderly, unemployment and underemployment, divorce, health and many other reason are leaving people no cushion.  A lot of people are walking a financial […]

There are a lot of misconceptions about criminal records in MA.  There is for all practical purposes no expunging of records in MA.  CWOF, not guilty, dismissals and the like do continue to appear on your CORI and CARI.  There are different levels of people who can have access to your records and  who will […]

Comparing the law and the cartoon family the Simpson’s may help animate different areas.  To start with we should look at Bart Simpson.  Looking at Bart and his behavior could easily lead issues at school.  If Bart was charged with a crime there needs to be looking at the school for possible suspensions and expulsions.  […]