Tag: Criminal Defense

Manchester, NH: Assault (DISMISSED)

By: Christopher Coughlin
Dec 22, 2017
Summary of Facts: Our client was charged with Assault, after a third party witnessed what he believed to be our client slapping and pushing our client’s significant other. Our client and...

Falmouth: Assault and Battery: Dismissed

By: Christopher Coughlin
May 11, 2015
Summary of Facts: Police were called regarding a domestic disturbance at our client’s (a marketing professional) house. The police found a chaotic scene in which multiple family member’s described a...

Boston: Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle: Dismissed (prior to Arraignment)

By: Christopher Coughlin
Apr 25, 2015
Summary of Facts: Our client was allegedly observed driving twice the speed limit on a major thoroughfare in Boston. The police pulled our client over and claimed to smell alcohol...

Boston: Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle: Dismissed (prior to Arraignment)

By: Christopher Coughlin
Apr 19, 2015
Summary of Facts: Our client was allegedly observed driving twice the speed limit on a major thoroughfare in Boston. The police pulled our client over and claimed to smell alcohol...

Barnstable: Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon: Dismissed

By: Christopher Coughlin
Feb 27, 2015
Summary of Facts: Our client (a physician) and her spouse became involved in a verbal and physical altercation in their home. Both parties suffered minor injuries and the police were...

Threat to Sue is Witness Intimidation, Not Protected Speech

By: Christopher Coughlin
Oct 27, 2014
On October 22, 2014, In an unpublished opinion in Commonwealth v. Simeone, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has ruled that a person who threatens to sue a witness in a criminal...

Barnstable: Restraining Order Violation: Complaint Denied

By: Christopher Coughlin
Jul 28, 2014
Summary of Facts: While subject to a restraining order against a former partner, our client was accused of sending indecent e-mails to his ex-partner. Once the police were notified and...

Barnstable: Unlawful Possession of Firearm: Motion to Suppress Allowed and Case Dismissed

By: Christopher Coughlin
Jun 1, 2013
Summary of Facts: While investigating a different matter in an apartment complex, police officers claimed to have observed our client engaging in suspicious activity in his home. The police went to...