Biometric Data – What Can The Police Make You do to Unlock Your Devices?

June 18, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

The Legal Quandary of Using Biometric Data During a Lawful Search In 2018, a groundbreaking event ha

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Understanding Field Sobriety Tests Used in Massachusetts

June 05, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

Field sobriety is a complex topic for lawyers, officers, and citizens alike. Many U.S. states have d

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Will Parents Face Charges if Their Minor Children are Caught Drinking?

May 25, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

Last summer, James Coughlin, a retired Massachusetts State Trooper, and his wife Leslie threw a pool

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Is It A Crime For A Minor To Solicit An Explicit Photo From Another Minor?

May 16, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

Under the current laws in Massachusetts, it can be a crime for a minor to encourage another minor to

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How Are Federal Prisons Different From State Prisons in Massachusetts?

May 04, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

Prison is never a place someone wants to land in for a time, but knowing the differences and similar

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What Can Result in a Parole Violation in Massachusetts?

April 29, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

While Massachusetts has some of the most stringent criminal laws in the country, there is a system i

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DUI From College Police – What Happens Next?

April 27, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

Did you know that Massachusetts has the highest record of underage drinking cases in the country? Ma

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Can a Minor Face Marijuana Possession Charges?

April 22, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

Marijuana possession is now a civil offense in Massachusetts, punishable by a $100 fine for first of

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Can You Get A DUI On Private Property Or In A Driveway?

April 13, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

The short answer is ‘yes,’ a person can be charged with DUI – or ‘operating under the influe

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How do Police Test for Marijuana DUI Impairment?

April 03, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

While the personal use of marijuana is now legal in Massachusetts (up to 10 ounces is allowed at hom

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Is There a ‘Romeo and Juliet Law’ in Massachusetts?

March 28, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

The misconception that a “Romeo and Juliet Law” is directly married to the Shakespearean romanti

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How Do I Avoid Jail Time for a Felony in Massachusetts?

March 21, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

A felony violation has a potential penalty of over 2.5 years in jail or a commission to state prison

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8 Helpful Tips to Consider When Selecting a Criminal Defense Attorney

March 14, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

Getting an attorney makes a key difference in the outcome of a case. A criminal defense attorney doe

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Massachusetts License Suspension: Can I Keep My License if I Have Been Charged with a DUI/OUI?

March 08, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

While some offenses allow for a hardship exemption, others carry a lifetime suspension. Law enforcem

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Can a Spouse of a Convicted Felon Own a Firearm in Massachusetts? 

March 03, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

Generally, the spouse of a convicted felon has the right to own a firearm in the state of Massachuse

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What is Drug Charge Stacking and How Minor Criminals May Face Excessive Prison Sentences?

February 18, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

In the long-fought War on Drugs, sentences have been disproportionate to the crime. Despite attempts

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Recreational Marijuana May Be Legal in Massachusetts, But You Can Still Get a Possession Charge

February 06, 2022 on Law Firm Marketing

2022 may see the most significant push for states to legalize marijuana. Most states without reforme

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