Case Results 2011

  • Charges of operating an uninsured vehicle and operating an unregistered motor vehicle dismissed after clerk's hearing

    Dorchester District Court: Our client, a Boston software developer, was stopped by state police for driving an unregistered vehicle. His insurance had been cancelled as a result of a missed payment. Police sought a criminal complaint. At a clerk's hearing today, our office succeeded in getting the complaint application dismissed.

  • Possession With Intent to Distribute Class D, School Zone Violation Dismissed Against College Student

    Wrentham District Court: The prosecution alleged that on September 16, 2011 local college campus police were dispatched to a dorm for a complaint of loud noise and a student being locked out of his room. Upon arrival the officers detected the odor of fresh marijuana. The officers knocked on the door and the students inside the room gave the police permission to enter. The odor of marijuana increased upon their entry. Stems and seeds were in plain view. Officers continued a search throughout the room and noticed a duffel bag with a ziplock bag sticking out. Torn baggies were found, a scale and a box cutter. A safe was also located and permission to open and search the safe was given. Inside the safe was a larger quantity of marijuana contained in several equally weighed packages. Charges of Possession With Intent to Distribute Class D and a School Zone Violation were filed. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today, the felony charges were dismissed and a lesser charge of simple possession was continued without a finding.

  • Charges of assault and battery dismissed before arraignment

    Woburn District Court: The prosecution alleged that our client beat and injured the alleged victim to the point that the alleged victim had to visit the hospital. Our client and the alleged victim had gotten into an argument because the alleged victim was dancing and flirting with our client's former boyfriend at a night club. Today, Denise Dolan of our office succeeded in having the charges dismissed prior to arraignment. There will be no CORI entries.

  • Charges of sexual conduct for a fee to be dismissed

    Brockton District Court: The prosecution alleged that our client attempted to pay an undercover police officer for sexual favors. Specifically, it was alleged that after our client had a short conversation with the officer, who was presenting herself as a prostitute, the officer asked our client if he "wanted to party." Our client responded by saying that he "just wanted a blow job." The undercover asked our client how much money he had, and our client offered her $40. The defendant retained our office to represent him, and the charges will be dismissed in six months.

  • Charges of negligent operation so as to endanger dismissed after clerk's hearing

    Dedham District Court: Police alleged that our client, a local sales professional, accelerated out of sight at a speed of up to 50 mph in a 30 mph zone and sped through an intersection before crashing into a tree. Police determined that our client impacted the tree at 60 mph or more. Police sought a criminal complaint for negligent operation so as to endanger. Our office was able to get the application for those charges dismissed today at a clerk's hearing.

  • School Zone Violation, Drug Conspiracy Charges Dismissed Against Local College Student

    Brookline District Court: The prosecution alleged that on August 6, 2011 a Brookline, Massachusetts police officer was conducting surveillance in a park associated with recent disturbances. The officer observed two males meet up in the park. He overheard them discussing what he believed to be a drug transaction. He then saw one of the males open a ziplock bag that contained what marijuana. After that he saw a transfer of the substance from that man to another person. The officer effectuated an arrest. He interrogated the individuals and quickly learned that they had just been supplied by another man, a local college student whom surveillance saw driving in the area. Police were dispatched to this person's home. He was apprehended in a parking lot adjacent to his home. In his possession the police found a large quantity of money and drugs consistent with being possessed for the purpose of sale. The defendant, our client admitted to selling the drugs. Earlier today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the School Zone charge and a Conspiracy charge dismissed. The remaining charge was continued without a finding. If the defendant remains free from criminal trouble for the next six months the case will be dismissed.

  • OUI Case Against Internet Executive Dismissed Prior to Trial

    Haverhill District Court: The defendant in this case was a high tech executive working at a large internet company in California. The prosecution alleged that on June 10, 2011, a local police department stopped the woman driving with her high beams on and without any taillights. The officer immediately detected an odor of alcohol and observed the woman's eyes to be bloodshot and glassy. She admitted to having been at her class reunion and to have been drinking. She failed three out of four field sobriety tests. A portable breathalyzer test resulted in a .095 reading. She was charged with OUI. The woman retained Attorney Stephen Neyman to defend her. The case was scheduled for trial today. Our office was able to get the case dismissed.

  • Charges of Sexual Conduct for a Fee Dismissed Against Boston Real Estate Developer Prior to Arraignment

    Boston Municipal Court: The prosecution alleged that on July 19, 2011 Boston Police Detectives were conducting an investigation into prostitution activities using backpage.com. Officers contacted and identified a female who was heavily entrenched into advertising her services, fees and locations for conducting business. An undercover operative learned that the woman was from Sacramento, California and traveled extensively to avoid detection and diversify her clientele. She would move throughout major cities, staying for a few days and making a significant sum for her services. During the course of the investigation it was learned that a major Boston real estate developer was regularly using her services when she came to Boston. This was confirmed through credit card receipts, surveillance and ultimately the woman's identification after her apprehension. The defendant hired our office to defend him. He received a summons to appear in court today. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the charges dismissed prior to arraignment. There will be no CORI entries.

  • Felony Charges of Malicious Destruction to Property Over $250 and charges of Breaking and Entering dismissed against Boston advertising executive

    Roxbury District Court: The prosecution claimed that on April 3, 2011 Boston Police were called for a disturbance. They arrived to find the first floor window of a home totally smashed in and the interior of the home ripped apart. The living room was destroyed, the bedroom ransacked and several household items were broken and on the floor. Witnesses at the scene identified our client as the person who committed these acts. Complaints for felony Malicious Destruction to Property Over $250 and charges of Breaking and Entering issued. Today Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed.

  • Harassment Prevention Order does not issue against South Shore developer

    Plymouth District Court: The complainant alleged that our client, a developer from the South Shore cut down a substantial amount of trees on her property. She further alleged that on several occasions our client shouted obscenities at her and approached her in a threatening manner. The abuse continued for a one year period causing the complainant severe emotional problems warranting mental health treatment. Also, on several occasions the complainant called the police who in turn suggested that she and her husband apply for a Harassment Prevention Order. They did. Earlier today a hearing was held in the Plymouth District Court. Attorney Neyman was able to prevent the issuance of the Harassment Prevention Order.

  • Charges of Assault and Battery on a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest, Assault and Battery and Disorderly Conduct to be dismissed against Boston man

    Boston Municipal Court: The prosecution alleged that on October 28, 2009 Boston Police were called to a disturbance on Stuart and Warrenton Streets in Boston, Massachusetts. They arrived to find an affray which allegedly involved our client, a local musician. The combatants refused commands to stop and officers got involved in an effort to end the fight. According to the police report our client then grabbed a police officer, punched him in the face and in the head. He then threw two to three punches to the officer's face. An arrest was made and charges were filed. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get pre-trial probation for the defendant.

  • Charges of Road Rage, Malicious Destruction of Property Over $250 against local senior software engineer dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Woburn District Court: The prosecution alleged that on July 20, 2011 Massachusetts State Police were notified about a road rage incident having occurred on Route 128 (95) southbound in Woburn, Massachusetts. Police arrived to interview the victim who stated that while jostling for lane access the victim gave our client the finger. The parties exited the highway, still engaging one another. While at a red light our client got out of his car, confronted the victim and kicked his car. The investigating officer found a shoe print in the side of the car that matched our client's shoe. The car was significantly damaged. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in having the charges dismissed. No complaint will issue.

  • Application for shoplifting charges dismissed after clerk's hearing

    Salem District Court: Police alleged that our client, a dental hygienist, entered a department store with one of the store's bags and proceeded to conceal a household appliance in the bag. Our client was apprehended upon leaving the store, and police applied for a criminal shoplifting complaint against her. Denise Dolan of our office represented her at a clerk's hearing today, and the complaint application was dismissed.

  • Charges of operating after a suspended license dismissed

    Brookline District Court: Our client, a local realtor, was stopped by police after an officer ran a check on his license plate, identified him as the registered owner, and discovered that his license was suspended. According to the prosecution, our client's license had been suspended since April of 2011. Our client was arrested and charged with operating after suspended license. Denise Dolan of our office was able to get these charges dismissed upon payment of court costs today.

  • Application for complaint charging Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Failure to Stop for a Police Officer dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Wareham District Court: On August 7, 2011 shortly before 6:00 p.m. a Rochester, Massachusetts police officer observed a car traveling 57 in a 40 mile per hour zone. The officer followed the car and activated its lights. The car failed to stop for the officer and continued its high speed of travel for about two miles. The officer eventually effectuated a stop and approached the driver, a recent college graduate and media marketing executive. She was charged with Failing to Stop for a Police Officer and Operating to Endanger. The defendant hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to defend her. After a Clerk's Hearing all charges were dismissed.

  • 209A restraining order vacated

    Brighton District Court: The mother of the defendant's child sought the extension of an abuse prevention order, claiming that the relationship deteriorated as a result of our client's drinking habits. She claimed that while drinking, he would become offensive and put her in fear for her physical safety. She claimed that she fled from the couple's California home with their infant son because of this and that since that time, he had contacted her with threatening messages. Today, Denise Dolan of our office was able to get the order vacated.

  • No complaint for woman charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Destruction of Property

    Lowell District Court: On March 24, 2011 a Tewksbury, Massachusetts police officer was dispatched to an hysterical woman complaining that she was stopped at the stop sign on Salem Road at Main St. about to bear right onto Main Street when a car being driven by our client came out of no where and hit her Black Honda CRV on the drivers side door and left quarter panel. The defendant did not stop. The victim got her plate number and called 911. The car being driven by our client was stopped a short time later. Our client was detained. Shortly thereafter she was identified by the victim. Charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Destruction to Property were applied for. Attorney Neyman was able to prevent the issuance of a criminal complaint at a Clerk's Hearing earlier today.

  • Charges of distribution of a Class C drug to a minor reduced; case continued without a finding

    Milford District Court: It was alleged that our client sold clonazepam pills, a Class C drug, to a minor who ultimately overdosed while at school. After being released from the hospital, the minor provided police with the remaining pills and his cell phone, which contained a series of text messages detailing the drug transaction. Our client was charged with distribution of a class C drug to a minor, which carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 2 ½ years in state prison or 2 years in the house of correction. Our office was able to get the charge reduced to distribution, and the case was continued without a finding.

  • Charges of domestic assault and malicious destruction of property over $250 dismissed

    Falmouth District Court: It was alleged that our client got into an argument with his girlfriend inside of a hotel room, during which he smashed a lamp and assorted items and created three large holes in the wall. It was also alleged that our client caused his girlfriend to fear physical harm as a result of the violent outburst. He was arrested and charged with domestic assault and malicious destruction of property over $250. Today, Denise Dolan of our office was able to get these charges dismissed

  • Charges of Operating to Endanger against Boston businessman dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Lawrence District Court: The prosecution stated that on July 19, 2011 just before midnight police were dispatched to the scene of an accident on Route 93 northbound. They arrived to find a woman suffering from injuries. An ambulance was called. Witnesses stated that a car being driven by our client was traveling at 70 miles per hour. It failed to brake for a car in front of it. Our client was interrogated by the police at the scene. He admitted to being distracted by his car radio just prior to the crash. Further investigation revealed the presence of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia in the car. Attorney Neyman was hired to defend the man at a Clerk's Hearing. All charges were dismissed.

  • Charges of trespassing and disturbing a public assembly to be dismissed

    Roxbury District Court: Our client, a local college student, was arrested and charged with trespassing and disturbing a public assembly after allegedly jumping a wall at Fenway Park during a game and running onto the field. Our office was able to get the case continued without a finding for only 3 months, meaning that all charges will be dismissed in 3 months provided that our client stays out of criminal legal trouble.

  • Harassment Prevention Order Against Public School Teacher Vacated

    Woburn District Court: The complainant alleged that our client, a public school teacher committed several acts of violence towards her and made some criminal threats as well. As a result, the woman sought and obtained a temporary Harassment Prevention Order. Attorney Neyman was hired to appear on the return date to attempt to vacate the order. The complainant stated in her affidavit that our client broke into a home to obtain personal information, including cell phone information. With that information our client supposedly called and threatened the complainant with physical harm. The threats were supported by putting nails in the complainant's car tires and following the her to New Hampshire where she flattened a tire while the complainant attended a wedding. Our office succeeded in getting the Harassment Prevention Order vacated today.

  • 258E harassment prevention order not granted

    Roxbury District Court: The plaintiff filed a complaint for protection from harassment against our client, a fitness professional at a local gym. The plaintiff alleged that our client harassed her at the gym while she was pregnant. According to the plaintiff, the unborn child belonged to our client's husband, and the purported affair resulted in the alleged verbal abuse. After our office was retained to represent the defendant, the harassment prevention order was not granted.

  • Pre-Trial Probation for New York Man Charged With Three Counts of Assault and Battery on a Police Officer, Malicious Destruction of Property Over $250

    Wrentham District Court: The prosecution alleged that on January 17, 2011 the defendant, a New York man was taken into custody for acting unruly at the Patriots-Jets playoff game. After being booked the man resisted officers' attempts to place him in a cell. He then started banging his head against the cell door and was subdued to avoid inflicting injury on himself. During this process the defendant started kicking and hitting several local police officers. This required him to be subdued with a stun gun. During the altercation one of the officer's eye glasses were broken. The defendant was charged with three counts of Assault and Battery on a Police Officer and one count of Malicious Destruction of Property in Excess of $250. Attorney Neyman was hired to defend him. We were able to get him pre-trial probation for six months. He will have no criminal record.

  • Man Charged with Larceny Over $250 and Shoplifting Gets Pre-Trial Probation

    Wrentham District Court: The defendant, a recent college graduate was charged with a felony and a misdemeanor after the Walpole, Massachusetts conducted a theft investigation. According to the prosecution, On May 27, 2011 local police were informed that the defendant, a Walmart employee had been involved in a theft scheme that started about six months earlier. The defendant and others would perform price overrides on different items so that they could get DVDs, Blue Rays and Video games for significant less than the price to which employees were entitled. Corporate headquarters flagged the improprieties, the defendant and others were charged and the defendant confessed to the crimes. Attorney Neyman was able to get the defendant pre-trial probation pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 276 Section 87. He will have no criminal record.

  • Charges of Possession With Intent to Distribute Drugs , School Zone Violation, Trafficking Dismissed After Successful Motion to Suppress

    West Roxbury District Court: About one month ago Attorney Neyman filed and successfully argued a motion to suppress a search conducted with a warrant in this court. The defendant had been charged with Possession With the Intent to Distribute Drugs and a School Zone Violation. The prosecution realized that it could not continue with this case after the evidence was suppressed and today Attorney Neyman moved for dismissal of all charges. All charges have been dismissed.

  • Charges of Negligent Operation, Possession of Class E substance dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Lynn District Court: The prosecution alleged that on June 27, 2011 Swampscott Police officers were dispatched to a location for a report of a motor vehicle accident. They arrived to see our client in the driver's seat of the offending vehicle. His car had major front end damage. Officers detected an odor of burnt marijuana. They then observed a marijuana pipe that was still warm. On the passenger seat the police found a baggie containing some Class E controlled substances. The suspect admitted to driving and that he had just "lit up". He claimed that while driving, smoking marijuana and attempting to unlock his phone he lost control of his car and hit a parked car. A summons for an application for a criminal complaint issued. At the Clerk's Hearing, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed.

  • Motion to Vacate Convictions of Malicious Destruction of Property over $250, Restraining Order Violation, and Operating After Suspension or Revocation of License Allowed

    Lowell District Court: Our client became subject to removal from the United States once it came to the attention of authorities that he was an alien who had admitted to acts that constituted elements of a crime involving moral turpitude. He hired our office to move to vacate the convictions, and our motion was allowed on the grounds that his attorney did not advise him of immigration consequences of admitting to sufficient facts and that he did not receive an adequate plea colloquy. The matters now stand for new trial, giving our client the opportunity to avoid adverse immigration consequences.

  • Charges of Assault and Battery and Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon to be dismissed after clerk's hearing

    Newton District Court: It was alleged that, at a party, one of our clients pushed another woman to the ground and began to kick, punch and bite her. It was alleged that another one of our clients joined in the kicking and punching and began to strike the woman in the head with a high heel shoe. Denise Dolan of our office represented these two women at a clerk's hearing, and no criminal complaints issued.

  • Motion to Suppress Search conducted pursuant to a search warrant allowed after hearing

    West Roxbury District Court: On July 30, 2010 members of the Boston Police Department applied for, obtained and executed a search pursuant to a warrant. Their target was a local college student. The officer who applied for the search warrant had information from one of his informants that the student was selling cocaine out of his apartment. At the direction of the police, the confidential informant engaged in some controlled purchases of cocaine. The identity of the seller was quickly learned as was his apartment location. The police believed that he kept a supply of drugs at the apartment. The search was conducted. During the course of the search police officers found cocaine, packaging materials and marijuana. The defendant was charged with Possession With the Intent to Distribute Class B and Class D drugs and a School Zone Violation. Attorney Neyman succeeded in convincing the judge that the search was unconstitutional and the fruits of the search were suppressed. The case will likely be dismissed next month.

  • Charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Property Damage dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Ipswich District Court: The complainant alleged that our client, an eighteen year old recent high school graduate hit her car causing damage and left the scene. According to her affidavit the complainant said that on June 7, 2011 she awakened to hear a crunch. She looked out of her window and observed a car she claimed belonged to our client hitting her car and causing some damage. The complainant later called the police and subsequently filed an application for a criminal complaint with the Ipswich District Court Clerk's Office. Earlier today Attorney Neyman represented the accused at the hearing. The clerk magistrate properly denied the application. The case has been dismissed.

  • Charges of falsely procured Massachusetts license dismissed on court costs

    Framingham District Court: It was alleged that our client, a Washington D.C. woman, used a social security number issued to another person from Tennessee to obtain a Massachusetts driver's license. It was alleged that she paid an RMV clerk a sum of money to get the falsely obtained license and that she had multiple false social security numbers and aliases. Today, Denise Dolan of our office was able to get the charges dismissed upon the payment of court costs.

  • Springfield, Massachusetts man charged with four counts of Obscene Telephone Calls given pre-trial probation

    Dudley District Court: The prosecution alleged that in January of 2011 police were dispatched to an address for a complaint of a woman receiving sexually explicit telephone calls. The caller was using a blocked telephone line and the woman had no idea who was making the calls. An administrative subpoena issued and the calls were traced to a young man's phone. The man lived in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was charged with four counts of making Obscene Telephone Calls. Attorney Neyman convinced the district attorney to agree to pre-trial probation. The charges will be dismissed in their entirety in a few months.

  • Charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident With Personal Injury dismissed against Boston restaurant manager

    Boston Municipal Court: The prosecution alleged that on October 1, 2010 Boston Police responded to a call for a hit and run near the intersection of Berkeley and Marlborough Streets. Upon arrival the police met with EMS personnel who directed them to the victim. The victim claimed that a car came around the corner at a high rate of speed, struck the vehicle in which she was sitting and fled. The driver of the vehicle then parked the car nearby and failed to make herself known. The driver, our client had difficulty parking the car and was observed to be unsteady on her feet. She entered a nearby apartment building. The police inspected the car and noticed some extensive damage. They were able to match the plate to the defendant. The victim was presented with a Registry of Motor Vehicle image of the defendant and made a positive identification. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the charge of leaving the scene with personal injury dismissed. The remaining charge of leaving the scene with property damage was continued without a finding.

  • Assault and Battery case dismissed against local businessman.

    Boston Municipal Court: On February 7, 2011 several Boston Police officers responded to Warren Street for a report of a fight. Once at the scene they met with the victim and the defendant, our client. The officers learned that the two men they encountered had just broken up from a lengthy relationship. The victim accused our client of throwing a vase at him. An independent witness observed the affray and provided evidence that hurt the defendant's case. Today, the day of trial Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Domestic Assault and Battery Charge against police officer dismissed on the day of trial

    Boston Municipal Court: The Boston Police reported that on May 7, 2011 they were called for a report of Domestic Violence at a downtown Boston location. They arrived and spoke with the victim who stated that her husband, a local police office punched her in the face during the course of an argument. The defendant was arrested and hired Attorney Neyman. The case was scheduled for a quick trial date. Today, the day of trial our office succeeded in getting the entire case dismissed.

  • Charges of Assault and Battery on a Police Officer, Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing the Peace and Resisting Arrest against Connecticut woman dismissed.

    Fall River District Court: On February 13, 2011 members of the Fall River Police Department responded to a call about a loud party. When the officers knocked on the door they were met by a man who was somewhat hostile and confrontational. As the investigation continued gunshots were heard and the officer called for backup. The officers entered the home were accosted by several males. As they tried to subdue their attackers several females jumped on the officers and began to assault them. Pepper spray was used to quiet the combatants. Arrests were made and two of the women involved hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. Today, we were able to get all charges dismissed outright with the exception of the resisting arrest charge. That count was resolved by pre-trial probation under G.L. c. 276 §87. Provided the women remain free of criminal legal trouble for a year these charges will also be dismissed.

  • Charges of Possession With the Intent to Distribute Class "E" Drugs , School Zone Violation, dismissed against local nursing student.

    Brighton District Court: On May 17, 2011 members of the Boston Police Department Drug Control Unit witnessed our client, a local nursing student, smoking marijuana in a car with a person later identified as her boyfriend. The woman was the driver of the car. Officers approached the vehicle and conducted a threshold inquiry. The woman told the officers that the remainder of the marijuana was in her purse. She gave them permission to search. During the course of the search officers located several pill vials of a Class "E" substance. The substance was prescription drugs, prescribed to someone other than the occupants of the car. The police formed the opinion that the drugs were for distribution purposes and the woman was charged with Possession With the Intent to Distribute Drugs and a School Zone Violation. Today, at a Clerk's Hearing Attorney Neyman was able to prevent a complaint from issuing. All charges will be dismissed.

  • Possession With Intent to Distribute Class "B" charges dismissed against Lowell man.

    Lowell District Court: On May 4, 2011 Attorney Neyman successfully argued a motion to suppress an illegal search and seizure following a motor vehicle stop in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. At the request of the prosecutor the case was scheduled for a status conference today. The prosecution made clear that it had no intention of moving forward with an appeal of the decision of the judge who heard the motion. Accordingly, a nolle prosse was filed by the prosecutor. The case was dismissed.

  • Lawrence District Court: On May 3, 2011 Attorney Neyman along with Attorney Dolan successfully argued a motion to suppress an illegal search and seizure following a motor vehicle stop in Andover, Massachusetts. At the request of the prosecutor the case was scheduled for a status conference today. The prosecution made clear that it had no intention of moving forward with an appeal of the decision of the judge who heard the motion. Accordingly, a nolle prosse was filed by the prosecutor. The case was dismissed. The prosecution had also moved to seize the defendant's car when this prosecution commenced. All forfeiture proceedings are being dismissed and our client is getting his car back.
  • Charges of license plate violation to conceal identity and operating an uninsured motor vehicle to be dismissed.

    Dorchester District Court: Our client, a New York financial professional, was stopped by police after he was seen driving without a rear license plate. Police noticed that an Indiana dealer plate was attached to the front of the car. The vehicle was unregistered and uninsured. He was charged with attaching a number plate to conceal identity and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Denise Dolan of our office represented him, and the charges will be dismissed upon payment of costs.

  • Charges of Assault and Battery on a Police Officer against Maine women resolved through pre-trial probation

    Boston Municipal Court: The prosecution charged our client, a woman from Portland, Maine with Assault and Battery on a Police Officer and Disorderly Person. The allegations stemmed from an incident in a local North Station bar wherein patrons reported a disturbance. A Boston police officer on foot patrol responded. He was told by personnel working at the establishment that our client along with a couple of her friends became involved in an argument with other patrons and that the argument escalated. The responding officer claimed that while investigating the complaint he was assaulted by our client, one of her female friends and a male friend. As to our client it was alleged that she grabbed the officer from behind by his neck and struck him. Today Attorney Neyman was able to get the case resolved through pre-trial probation. The defendant will not have a criminal record and all charges will be dismissed.

  • Complaints of Restraining Order (209A) Violations , Criminal Harassment and Annoying Telephone Calls not issued after clerk's hearing

    South Boston District Court: Police applied for three complaints against our client. In one, it was alleged that he was parked outside of his ex-girlfriend's apartment in violation of an existing restraining order. In another, it was alleged that our client violated the restraining order on a different occasion by making several phone calls and sending e-mail and Facebook messages. Additionally, it was alleged that on yet another occasion, our client called this woman 30 times in a 24 hour period and followed a pizza delivery man into her apartment building to bang on her door. Denise Dolan of our office represented our client at a clerk's hearing. Two of these applications were dismissed and one was continued to be dismissed in 7 months.

  • Domestic Assault and Battery charges against Amesbury man to be dismissed

    Newburyport District Court: The prosecution alleged that in September of 2010 the complaining witness contacted the Amesbury, Massachusetts to report that she had been earlier assaulted by her boyfriend. She claimed that she awoke in the morning to find him throwing dumbbells around the room and acting in an erratic manner. The woman tried to calm him down. When she did he struck her across the face. She again tried to calm him down. He hit her in the face again. A complaint for Domestic Assault and Battery was issued and the defendant, who had a significant criminal record, hired our office. Today Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding. All charges will be dismissed in one year if our client remains free of criminal legal trouble.

  • Assault and Battery case against local college student dismissed

    Waltham District Court: The prosecution stated that on April 22, 2011 a Waltham, Massachusetts police officer was working a paid detail at a local pub. During the course of the evening he encountered two individuals grabbing and punching one another. The officer, along with staff members of the pub subdued the combatants. Bar patrons started getting hostile towards the defendant, both of whom had been drinking in the establishment. Our client was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery. Today our office succeeded in getting all charges dismissed outright.

  • Charge of operating without a license not issued after clerk's hearing

    Framingham District Court: Our client was stopped for a speeding violation. When he produced his license, the police officer noticed that it was expired. Police applied for a complaint of operating without a license. Attorney Neyman's office represented him at a clerk's hearing, and the application was dismissed.

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery dismissed against Lexington businessman

    Concord District Court: On March 6, 2011 Lexington, Massachusetts police officers responded to investigate a report of an Assault and Battery. They had been told that the defendant, our client, had just beat up his wife. When the officers arrived at the home they found a woman visibly upset. She told the police that her husband had grabbed her by the neck and began to strangle her. He then pushed her onto the furniture. Marks on her body supported her complaints. The defendant was questioned by the police. He admitted to hitting his wife. A complaint issued. Attorney Neyman was hired to defend the man. Today, all charges were dismissed.

  • Charges of Larceny by Scheme Over $250 to be dismissed

    West Roxbury District Court: It was alleged that our client, a student from Everett, was part of a check fraud scheme totaling more than $12,000. Eighteen checks had been altered from the alleged victim's payroll account name and cashed at various supermarkets. Today, Denise Dolan succeeded in getting the case resolved through pre-trial probation, and the case will be dismissed in six months provided that our client remains free from trouble.

  • Charges of False License against local college student to be dismissed

    Brighton District Court: A police officer found our client, a freshman from a local college, drunk and passed out on the sidewalk. When the officer was eventually able to wake our client up, our client produced a fake California license and told the officer that it was a fake ID. After watching our client pass through several different driver's licenses in his wallet, the officer found three additional fraudulent driver's licenses. Denise Dolan of our office was able to get the case resolved through pre-trial probation, and the charges will be dismissed next year provided that our client stays free of criminal legal issues.

  • Charges of Malicious Destruction of Property Over $250 dismissed against Boston accountant

    Boston Municipal Court: Boston Police reported that on August 7, 2010 officers leaving the District 4 station observed a taxi pull up and continuously beep its horn trying to draw the officers' attention. As officers approached our client exited the rear sliding door and attempted to jump out of the van while it was moving. The police contacted the taxi cab driver who informed them that he picked up our client and his girlfriend downtown. He was assaulted by the defendant. His eyeglasses were broken and the credit card machine in the rear was damaged by our client. The prosecution brought charges of Malicious Destruction to Property Over $250 against our client. The charges are felonies. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Charges of Leaving the Scene With Property Damage against Lexington executive nolle prossed prior to arraignment

    Newton District Court: The prosecution alleged that on January 16, 2011 Newton Police were dispatched to the intersection of Dedham Street and Rosalie Road for a report of a hit and run. Officers contacted the operator of the vehicle who complained that while attempting to take a turn on Brookline Street a motor vehicle came out and side swiped her in the driver's side, causing her vehicle to spin around. The plate of the offending vehicle fell off during impact. Officers investigating found that our client was the registered owner of the car and charges issued. Today Attorney Neyman was able to secure a nolle prosse of the charges prior to arraignment.

  • Pre-Trial Probation imposed against college student in October terminated early

    Newton District Court: Our client is a local college student who was charged last year with distribution of drugs in his college dorm room. Our office was able to get him pre-trial probation meaning that if he complied with certain court imposed requirements and remained free of criminal trouble for the designated period of time his case would be dismissed. At the client's request we brought the case forward two months early to have probation terminated so that restrictions would be lifted and our client who is not a citizen could return to his native country after the school year. The judge granted the request and Pre-Trial Probation was terminated.

  • Motion to Suppress Illegal Search and Seizure of a car allowed

    Lowell District Court: The prosecution alleged that on January 18, 2011 a Tewksbury Police officer followed a vehicle driving erratically for about two miles. The officer stopped the vehicle. He saw the driver and front seat passenger (our client) turn around to the back seat passenger in a suspicious manner. The officer had the driver exit the vehicle to determine whether he was in any way impaired. During the course of the officer's discussions with the driver the latter admitted to there being marijuana in the car. The officer then asked the remaining occupants to get out of the car. The car was searched. Inside police located marijuana, a bong, a pipe and some ecstasy. The occupants were interrogated. Our client admitted that the drugs were his. Attorney Neyman challenged the legality of the stop and subsequent search and seizure. He was successful on the motion and the Search and Seizure was declared unconstitutional by the judge. The drugs and our client's statement were suppressed.

  • Motion to Suppress Illegal Search and Seizure of car and its occupants allowed after hearing

    Lawrence District Court: On Friday, September 3, 2010 members of the Andover, Massachusetts police department drug unit were patrolling parking lots off of Route 93. The officers had been involved in several investigations involving narcotics activities in that area. At around 7:00 p.m. the officers saw a car parked with the defendant in the driver's side. For several minutes he remained in the car, never going into the establishment adjacent to the lot. Another car arrived. The defendant's vehicle signaled by pumping brake lights several times. The driver of the second vehicle entered our client's car. Officers believed a drug transaction was occurring. They exited their car and approached our client and the person seated in the passenger seat. The police officers demanded that they get out of the car and conducted a search. Our client was found in possession of cocaine and marijuana. Attorney Neyman moved to suppress on the grounds that the Search and Seizure was a violation of our client's constitutional rights. The motion was allowed the drugs were suppressed.

  • Possession with intent to distribute marijuana charges dismissed

    Taunton District Court: After Seekonk police officers stopped our client's motor vehicle for revoked registration, they allegedly smelled marijuana. When officers asked if there was anything in the car that our client should tell them about, our client stated that he had a bag of "weed." Our client and the passenger in his car were asked to exit, and officers retrieved a bag of marijuana from a rolled up sleeping bag in the back seat. He was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and operating after registration was revoked. Denise Dolan of our office was able to get these charges dismissed.

  • Application for domestic violence complaint dismissed after clerk's hearing

    Boston Municipal Court: Police applied for a complaint against our client, a professional Boston business woman, alleging that she became violent with her fiancé, biting him in the chest and possibly breaking his nose. Police saw the bite marks as well as blood on the fiance's hand, which appeared to be from holding his injured nose. Attorney Neyman's office represented the woman at the clerk's hearing. The application was dismissed.

  • Charges of domestic violence not issued, referred to mediation, after clerk's hearing

    Boston Municipal Court: Our client, a Boston attorney, was accused of beating up his live-in girlfriend while she was intoxicated. When police spoke with the girlfriend, they observed bruising around her eye and on her hip. She had told the police that during the course of the violent episode, our client told her that no one would ever love her and shouted obscenities at her. He retained Stephen Neyman's office to represent him at a clerk's hearing, and no criminal complaint issued. Instead, the couple was referred to mediation.

  • Threatening To Commit A Crime Charges Dismissed Prior To Arraignment

    Salem District Court: The prosecution alleged that on March 14, 2011 Salem, Massachusetts police responded to a call from a tow truck driver. The driver reported to them that while plowing a narrow residential street he and a resident became engaged in a verbal dispute over the removal of snow. The driver further told the police that the defendant stated that he was going to go into his house to get his Smith and Wesson and "take care of" the tow truck driver. The driver became afraid. The defendant was summonsed to court for an arraignment for the crime of Threatening to Commit a Crime. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed prior to arraignment.

  • Sex for fee charges dismissed against Lexington business man after clerk's hearing

    Woburn District Court: In January 2011 Burlington, Massachusetts police were investigating incidents of prostitution originating through www.backpage.com . They observed an advertisement showing a white female wearing lingerie offering unspecified services at a specified hourly rate. The advertisement listed a phone number. Officers placed a call and the woman provided them with a hotel address. Surveillance of the building followed. Several men were seen leaving the room where the woman was staying. Each was stopped and interrogated. One of the men admitted to having oral sex with the woman for one hundred dollars. He was summonsed and charged with Sex For a Fee. Attorney Neyman represented him at a Clerk's Hearing. The case is being dismissed.

  • Drug distribution charges against Randolph man dismissed

    Quincy District Court: Quincy, Massachusetts drug detectives received information from a confidential information that in the summer of 2010 that a particular individual was delivering crack cocaine in Quincy. The officers acting in an undercover capacity contacted the suspect. Negotiations for the purchase of crack cocaine followed. The police and suspect agreed to meet at a predetermined location. Once they did our client and another man arrived by car. Discussions between them and the officer followed. The other man then provided the officer with drugs at the direction of our client. The defendants proceeded to leave after the sale. Surveillance officers quickly responded and arrested our client. He was found in possession of several bags of crack cocaine and power cocaine. He was charged with Possession With the Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Conspiracy and Distribution. All but one of the charges were dismissed.

  • Charges of use without authority and operating without a driver's license dismissed against Boston man

    Quincy District Court: In June of 2010 Quincy Massachusetts police officers stopped a car after observing the driver make a dangerous U-turn. The driver, our client did not have a valid driver's license in his possession. When they officers investigated further they realized that the suspect was operating a vehicle he did not have permission to drive. Our office was able to get the charges against the man dismissed.

  • Attorney Neyman wins acquittal for Worcester County man charged with Rape of a Child

    Worcester Superior Court: The prosecution alleged that from 2006 through 2008 our client raped his daughter on several occasions. The first incident occurred during the daytime when the complainant who was not feeling well went up to her bedroom to take a nap. She was awakened by our client who was allegedly pulling down her pants. He penetrated her with his penis. These acts purportedly occurred on several more occasions. The local authorities were notified. Experienced police officers interviewed our client and obtained a tape recorded confession. A motion to suppress involving expert testimony was litigated over the course of one year. Trial commenced earlier this week. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting not guilty verdicts for our client on all five counts indicted by the prosecutor.

  • Open and Gross Lewdness charge against Cape Cod man to be dismissed

    Barnstable District Court: Our client is a sixty-five year old retiree living in West Yarmouth. The prosecution alleged that on July 14, 2010 officers were called to a private beach area by a woman who claimed to be the victim of a sexual crime. According to the woman, our client was walking near her on the beach. She suddenly observed him with his penis fully exposed and masturbating. He was later charged with Open and Gross Lewdness, a felony in Massachusetts. Attorney Neyman got the case continued without a finding. If our client remains free of criminal legal issues for the next year all charges will be dismissed.

  • Domestic Assault and Battery Dismissed, Malicious Destruction of Property Dismissed

    West Roxbury District Court: On June 5, 2010 Boston Police responded to a call for a complaint of domestic abuse in progress. They arrived and found the caller, a woman crying. The woman stated that the abuse occurred the previous day. Her husband, the defendant threw her into a wall. Officers observed and photographed a wall with a large hole in it. The complainant also stated that the defendant smashed her cell phone. The woman further stated that the defendant punched her. The police saw marks on her body consistent with having been beaten. The defendant was arrested and hired our office. Trial was scheduled for today. All charges were dismissed.

  • 209A Abuse Prevention Order Vacated

    Boston Municipal Court, East Boston Division: A restraining order had previously issued against our client, a New Hampshire man. The plaintiff had alleged that she overheard our client screaming to two of their mutual colleagues that he wanted to hunt her down and shoot her with an AK-47. After the defendant retained Attorney Neyman's office to represent him at a further extension hearing, our office succeeded in getting the order vacated.

  • Charges of Open and Gross Lewdness, Unnatural Acts, Indecent Exposure To Be Dismissed

    Dedham District Court: The defendant is a forty six year old man who coordinates a large health care related business in the greater Boston area. The prosecution alleged that on November 8, 2010 at around 2:00 p.m. a Massachusetts State Trooper performed a check on restrooms off of Route 128. Upon entering the bathroom he observed five me performing sexual acts on one another. All five men were arrested and charged with assorted Massachusetts Sex Crimes. Today Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the case resolved through pre–trial probation. Provided our client remains free from trouble for the next six months the case will be dismissed in its entirety.

  • Charges of Sex for a Fee not issued after Clerk's Hearing

    Malden District Court: The police applied for a complaint against the defendant alleging that he had paid for a sexual favor from a masseuse operating out of a hotel. The defendant was approached and questioned by a police officer as he was leaving and admitted to paying for a massage and receiving the sexual service. A clerk's hearing was conducted, and Attorney Dolan of our office represented the defendant at the hearing. The application was continued to be dismissed at the end of the continuance period. No complaint issued.

  • Charges of Larceny Over $250 Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    Salem District Court: Our client is a young woman living in Peabody, Massachusetts. The prosecution alleged that on February 4, 2011 this woman was at the Liberty Tree Mall in Danvers, Massachusetts. She walked into a store and discretely concealed and stole over eight hundred dollars of goods. She was met outside the story by mall and store security who had learned about the theft. Our client was searched and questioned. She was found in possession of the property and confessed to the crime. The Danvers police were called to the mall and she was arrested. Arraignment was set for this morning. Our office succeeded in getting the client placed into a diversion program. She was not arraigned. The criminal case was dismissed.

  • Attorney Neyman's Office Successfully Defends Out Of State Defendant At A Probation Surrender Hearing And Client Avoids Prison Time

    Middlesex Superior Court: A default on a trafficking in a class B substance case eventually caught up to an out of state defendant. The defendant faced serving up to five years in prison on a twenty-six year old case for defaulting on a suspended sentence back in 1986. Attorney Neyman's office engaged in negotiations with the Superior Court probation department. Following argument by counsel which emphasized the defendant's accomplishments over the past number of years, the Judge agreed to terminate the defendant's probation. The defendant did not serve any prison time.

  • Attorney Neyman's Office Clears Up Twenty Five Year Old Felony Cases For Out Of State Defendant

    Milford District Court: The defendant was charged with three felonies including larceny over $250, malicious destruction of property and larceny by check in a Massachusetts District Court. Over twenty years ago the defendant moved out of state not realizing that there were outstanding warrants for his arrest.

    The 1987 warrants eventually caught up with the defendant and prevented him from carrying out his work obligations. Attorney Neyman's office tracked down the warrants and after a lengthy negotiation all charges were dropped against the defendant.

  • Charges of Assault and Battery Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    Plymouth District Court: The prosecution alleged that on March 25, 2010 Plymouth police were contacted about an allegation of an Assault and Battery said to have occurred at a local mental health facility. One of the employees there was interviewed and stated that another employee had violently struck and beat a mentally disabled resident of that facility. After a lengthy investigation the Plymouth Police filed a complaint with the district court. Attorney Neyman was hired by the defendant. Earlier today the case was dismissed prior to arraignment.

  • Charges of Threatening to Commit a Crime against autoworker dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Roxbury District Court: The complainant applied for a complaint against a middle aged man from Ethopia claiming that he had been threatened and abused for an extended period of time. The victim testified that he was a refugee and in this country to escape oppression. He was staying with the defendant who offered to "sponsor" him in this country. The allegations of abuse ranged from physical threats to verbal abuse and kidnapping. The defendant, an autoworker at a Boston establishment denied the accusations and hired our office to represent him at a Clerk's Hearing. The case was dismissed after hearing. No complaint issued.

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