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Not Guilty of OUI 4th Offense

Posted on : September 18, 2016, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.
not guilty

After a very challenging trial, a jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty of OUI Liquor (4th Offense), at 4:35pm last week.  I have had a few trials and motions to suppress that have involved this particular State Trooper and he has always been the most difficult to cross examine on the witness stand.  His […]

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Massachusetts’ New Opiate Laws

Posted on : September 8, 2016, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.
Massachusetts Drug Crimes Lawyer

Opiates are powerfully addictive drugs that doctors prescribe to ease pain after surgery or pain related to chronic conditions. However, opiates can lead to illicit drug use, arrest, and even death. In fact, Massachusetts passed new opiate laws in March 2016 that will place limitation on what doctors can prescribe. These laws also will provide addicted […]

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Not Guilty of 2nd Offense OUI and License Ordered Restored

Posted on : September 6, 2016, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.

Following a spirited battle with the Commonwealth’s top district court prosecutor and a police officer who is one of the best witnesses I face on a consistent basis, a jury agreed with us, after deliberating (and asking a question), and found my client NOT GUILTY.  After 15 minutes of deliberation, the jury sent the judge […]

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