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Not Guilty Of OUI

Posted on : December 28, 2015, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.

In another court and county we had the same result.  In Hampshire County my client elected to go to trial with a jury of 6 and was found NOT GUILTY after that trial.  Upon my filing a motion, after the verdict, asking the judge to order the RMV to reinstate my client’s license (which had […]

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“Reliable” Informant Not So Reliable In Gun/Drug Case

Posted on : December 25, 2015, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.

In the criminal defense world we see the dog-eat-dog nature of the streets and the way that “business” is conducted between the people and “agua” (police).  The police rely on information on the streets coming from people who are jammed up with the police, themselves, when conducting investigations.  The police describe them as confidential and […]

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What You Need to Know About Probation Violations

Posted on : December 23, 2015, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.
Massachusetts Probation Violation Lawyer

After being convicted of a crime, you may have been put on probation. This is a period of time where you are allowed to live among society, but you have strict rules to follow. These rules can be challenging to keep up with, and many convicts violate their probation unknowingly. If you have violated your probation or […]

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OUI Charge Dismissed After Mistrial Declared

Posted on : December 5, 2015, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.

My client was charged with OUI, 2nd Offense and, rightfully, took it to trial.  We empanelled a jury and  the prosecutor  examined the state trooper about his stop and ultimate arrest of my client.  The Commonwealth’s case was nearly complete when the trooper was asked if he had formed an opinion about my client which […]

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