Hidden GPS Tracker Could Lead You to Criminal Charges in Massachusetts

GPS tracking can be quite convenient. It’s a quick, easy, and affordable way to monitor a person or vehicle. It’s especially helpful to parents worried about their kids traveling to and from school, or firms with employees on the road. However, depending on the circumstances, a hidden GPS tracker may result in criminal charges in Salem Massachusetts.

Salem Defense Lawyer: Should Urging Someone To Commit Suicide Be a Crime?

Back in 2017, the world’s attention was on the case of then 17-year-old Michelle Carter, who encouraged her boyfriend, 18-year-old Conrad Roy, to commit suicide via text. Known colloquially as the “texting suicide case,” it brought to light the fact that Massachusetts state law wasn’t fully equipped to handle such cases, and raised questions about of misuse of the law. 

Arrested for Distribution of Heroin? Here is What You Need to Know

Dave has been dealing drugs out of his house for several months. Police recently arrested Matt, a customer of Dave’s, who was found with heroin on him. Although Dave has prior drug convictions and faces a long mandatory prison sentence, prosecutors promise to not charge him if he tells them from whom he bought the drug. Dave is implicated and … Read More

What To Do If Charged With Assault and Battery With a Dangerous Weapon

Dave and Teri have been dating on and off for over a year but have not been getting along lately. One night, they have a fierce argument. Dave becomes enraged at Teri after she insults him and throws a dish at him that narrowly misses him. Dave notices a softball on the floor and meaning to just scare Teri, flings … Read More

Probation Violations: What You Need to Know

Defendants who have been convicted of a criminal offense, either a felony or a misdemeanor, may be given a sentence that is an alternative to incarceration. For example, a judge may order that you serve 2-years in jail but suspend the sentence and place you on probation for several years. Or, you may serve less than the time to which … Read More

Arrested for Distribution of Cocaine? Here is What You Need to Know

Sean has been using cocaine as a recreational drug for several months but decides to buy an ounce of the substance since the price is good. After buying the drug, he places the packages in the trunk of his car and begins to drive home. On the way he decides to snort a few lines, so he pulls over into … Read More

How To Get Out Of a DUI

It’s the holidays but Teri is not feeling well due to her severe acid reflux but decides to go to the office party anyway since she just joined the firm and wants to appear social and as a team player. She has only two cocktails before her acid reflux acts up, so she says her goodbyes and gets in her … Read More

What You Need to Know About Weapon Charges

Weapons charges are among the most serious offenses in the state of Massachusetts and are found under Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 269, Sections 10, 11 and 12. Although in 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court in District of Columbia v. Heller, which was a 5-4 decision, interpreted the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as guaranteeing the right to bear arms, … Read More