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When Can Police Legally Search My Person or Property?

Posted on : June 8, 2021
The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution was inserted to limit the authority that police and government agents had over a citizen’s right to simple privacy. According to constitutional law, law enforcement officers may not search a person or their property unless they have enough grounds on which to do so.  It’s crucial to […]

What Can I Do If I’m Arrested For Acting As a Criminal Accomplice?

Posted on : May 14, 2021
If you helped a person commit a crime, helped them get away with one, or hid information about a crime,  you may be charged with criminal conspiracy. Obtaining the compelling evidence required to establish that you were not involved in the crime could prove to be difficult depending on your circumstances. You need legal assistance […]

Will My Defense Attorney Make Me Say Everything?

Posted on : March 17, 2021
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Many people who are arrested for a crime are worried that they’ll have to tell the whole truth to their lawyers, even if it’s embarrassing or makes them look bad. Here’s what to be prepared for when you meet with a lawyer after being charged with a criminal offense.  Not All Attorneys Want to Know […]

How Does Massachusetts Law Affect Underage Offenders?

Posted on : December 15, 2020
Massachusetts tends to be tough on underage offenders in an attempt to deter them from recidivism, or committing another crime. To best support your child during their criminal proceedings, it’s best to have a good basic understanding of how Massachusetts law treats underage offenders. Here’s what is important to know.  What Is An Underage or […]

How Can I Prepare for My Arraignment?

Posted on : November 15, 2020
One of the first — and most important — parts of the Massachusetts criminal process is the arraignment. Here’s what you need to know about your arraignment and how to get legal help. The Definition of an Arraignment   Your arraignment is the first court hearing you have after an arrest. This is when you’ll learn […]