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What Are the Terms of Probation?

Posted on : October 28, 2019, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.
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After being arrested in Massachusetts, you may be placed on probation. Violating the terms or conditions of your probation can lead to serious consequences, potentially even the reinstatment of your sentence. Here’s what you need to know about probation terms and how to get legal help. Meet Regularly with a Probation Officer You will be […]

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How Can I Defend Myself Against a Serious Crime?

Posted on : September 28, 2019, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.
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If you’re found guilty of a felony crime such as manslaughter or drug trafficking, your life will change in an instant. You’ll face thousands of dollars in fines, mandatory community service, and prison time, among other penalties. It’s important that you secure legal representation quickly and determine a solid defense strategy based on the facts […]

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Charged with Identity Theft? Here’s What to Do

Posted on : August 28, 2019, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.
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If you were charged with identity theft, your relationships, career, and future are on the line. If you’re convicted, your life may be changed forever. It’s important to examine what identity theft is, how it’s punished in Massachusetts, and how you can form a strong defense against these charges. Identity Theft Explained At its most […]

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

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