Author: Christopher B. Coughlin

Gloucester: 1st Offense OUI: Not Guilty

By: Christopher Coughlin
Aug 2, 2018
Summary of Facts: Our client was pulled over on his way home from a concert at Fenway Park in Boston after an observed traffic violation. He was stopped within blocks...

Rockingham, NH: Criminal Mischief: Criminal Record Annulled

By: Christopher Coughlin
Jul 9, 2018
Summary of Facts: Coughlin Law Group represented our client in a criminal mischief case that was ultimately dismissed. Our client continued to have issues with employment and volunteer work because...

Criminal Justice Reform Bill: Effects on Theft Offenses

By: Christopher Coughlin
Jun 11, 2018
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a new bill that made a number of important changes to the Massachusetts Criminal Justice System. The Attorneys at...

Chelsea: Use of a Motor Vehicle without Authority: Pre-Trial Probation

By: Christopher Coughlin
Jun 5, 2018
Summary of Facts: Our client worked for livery vehicle company, and got into a contract dispute with his employer. The employer accused him of keeping a company vehicle after the...

Criminal Justice Reform Bill: Changes to Diversion Programs

By: Christopher Coughlin
May 7, 2018
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a new bill that made a number of important changes to the Massachusetts Criminal Justice System. The attorneys at...

Chelsea: Domestic Assault & Battery: Dismissed

By: Christopher Coughlin
May 5, 2018
Summary of Facts:  The police were called to our client’s residence in response to an alleged domestic assault. Upon their arrival, our client’s spouse stated to the officers that our...

Natick: Criminal Motor Vehicle Violations: Dismissed

By: Christopher Coughlin
May 4, 2018
Summary of Facts: Our client was pulled over by a Massachusetts State Trooper for travelling 90 M.P.H. in 65 M.P.H. zone. After a brief encounter between our client and the...

Criminal Justice Reform Bill: Changes to Drug Laws

By: Christopher Coughlin
May 3, 2018
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a new bill that made a number of important changes to the Massachusetts Criminal Justice System. The Attorneys at Coughlin...

Criminal Justice Reform Bill: Expansion of “Good Samaritan Law” for Drug Possession

By: Christopher Coughlin
Apr 23, 2018
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a new bill that made a number of important changes to the Massachusetts Criminal Justice System. The Attorneys at Coughlin...

Criminal Justice Reform Bill: What an OUI Defendant Should Know

By: Christopher Coughlin
Apr 23, 2018
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a new bill that made a number of important changes to the Massachusetts Criminal Justice System. The Attorneys at Coughlin...