What Should I Know About Search and Seizure in Massachusetts?

Being searched by the police can feel like a violation of your privacy, as well as an activity that leaves you incredibly nervous and unsure about what happens next. What’s more, you may believe that the police have a right to search your property or person in all situations—but this couldn’t be further from the truth. 

DUI and Driving with a Suspended License in Massachusetts

While many traffic crimes are considered minor offenses that do not carry severe penalties, neither driving under the influence (DUI) nor driving with a suspended license fall into this category. If you have been stopped and charged with a DUI or driving with a suspended license, you may be facing large fines and other consequences, including a period of incarceration … Read More

The Crime of Arson

One of the most serious offenses under Massachusetts criminal code is that of Arson. If a person is convicted of Arson, they could spend years of their life behind bars. At the Law Offices of Paul R. Moraski, our criminal defense attorney is passionate about providing those facing arson charges with the qualified legal representation they need and are entitled … Read More

Threatening to Commit a Crime in Massachusetts

You may believe that your First Amendment rights protect your right to say just about anything without consequences. However, this isn’t always the case. In fact, in some situations, threatening to commit a crime could get you into trouble with the law. If you are facing charges for threatening to commit a crime in Massachusetts, reach out to The Law … Read More

Charged with the Crime of Mayhem in Massachusetts

Being charged with the crime of mayhem is a very serious offense in Massachusetts, and one that is penalized harshly if the defendant is convicted. If you have been charged with this violent crime, it is within your best interests to hire an experienced Massachusetts criminal defense attorney immediately who can start working on your case. At The Law Offices … Read More

Out-of-State DUI Effects on Your Massachusetts Driving Record

If you’re stopped and charged with drunk driving while in a state outside of Massachusetts, you may be thinking that you’re off the hook—that because it’s an out-of-state DUI, it won’t have any impact on your criminal record or your Massachusetts driving record. Think again: an out-of-state DUI is treated very seriously, and the consequences will follow you to MA. … Read More

What Is Criminal Charge Stacking?

Being charged with a single crime is bad enough. Even worse, though, is facing multiple criminal charges at once. If you have been charged with more than one crime or a handful of crimes, do not hesitate to contact a Massachusetts criminal defense attorney. At The Law Offices of Paul R. Moraski, our attorney can help. Reach out to us … Read More

Is Drunk Driving a Deportable Offense in Massachusetts?

Being an immigrant in the United States can be a legally complex experience, as well as an often emotional one. What’s more, without the protection of citizenship, the fear of deportation may be ever-constant. In some cases, criminal convictions can be grounds for deportation in our country. Here’s what you should know about drunk driving for non-US citizens and whether … Read More

How Can a Criminal Defense Attorney Help Lower Your Bail in Massachusetts?

If you have been charged with a crime, bail may be a part of your arraignment hearing. If you’re unfamiliar with how bail works, when bail may be ordered, or the factors that determine a bail amount, working with a skilled criminal defense attorney can help. At The Law Offices of Paul R. Moraski, not only can we explain to … Read More

Burglary and Criminal Trespass in Massachusetts

Entering a property without permission from the owner can lead to burglary and criminal trespass charges in Massachusetts. At The Law Office of Paul R. Moraski, our experienced burglary and criminal trespass attorney can help you if you are facing criminal charges. Reach out to our law office today to learn more about your rights and what to expect when … Read More