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What Happens If I’m Charged with the Possession of Methamphetamine?

Posted on : July 31, 2019, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.

Being charged with the possession of methamphetamine can radically change your life in every aspect, including your career, your friendships, your romantic relationships, and where you live. If you’re facing jail time or thousands of dollars in fines because of a meth charge, it’s critical you bring a solid defense. Here’s what you need to […]

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Can You Be Charged with Shoplifting After You Leave the Store?

Posted on : June 24, 2019, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.

Shoplifting is one of the most common crimes and is often committed by juveniles seeking a thrill or pushing their boundaries. If you leave the store after a theft and no one seems to be the wiser, you may still be at risk for being charged. Here’s how. Massachusetts Shoplifting Statute of Limitations In the […]

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What Evidence Is Used by Prosecutors to Prove Domestic Violence?

Posted on : May 23, 2019, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.

Massachusetts Domestic violence charges are common, but they can wreak havoc on your life. It’s important that you understand what kinds of evidence prosecutors may use against you to prove their case and how you can respond to each. You should also know how to get the legal help you need to go up against […]

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What Are My Rights If I’ve Been Arrested?

Posted on : April 29, 2019, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.
Attorney For Criminal Charges In Hampden, MA

No matter what crime you are accused of, U.S. law affords individuals certain rights when they are arrested, questioned, and detained. Unfortunately, these rights are often violated by police officers whose interest isn’t to serve and protect but to get an arrest. Here’s what you need to know about your rights after being taken into […]

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What is a DRE in Massachusetts?

Posted on : March 20, 2019, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.
Attorney for OUI Charges in Northampton

Driving Under The Influence Of Alcohol And Drugs Despite the legalization of medical and recreational cannabis in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, it still remains against the law to drive under the influence of alcohol and drugs. While a breathalyzer test can be conducted at the scene to determine levels of alcohol impairment, no such test […]

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