Case Results 2015

  • Boston Municipal Court: Drug Possession Charges Do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a chef and business owner in Boston. On the date in question members of the Boston Police drug unit observed the defendant walking aimlessly in a neighborhood known for high volume drugs sales. The officers observed the man meeting up with a woman known to them as a drug dealer. After a brief conversation the defendant and the woman entered a housing project. The officers, dressed in civilian clothes followed them into the building where they saw an apparent drug transaction on a stairwell. The defendant was issued a summons for a clerk magistrate hearing charging him with possession of class B drugs in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 34. Today, Attorney Neyman convinced the clerk magistrate not to issue the complaint.

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  • Roxbury District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Case Against Local Physician Dismissed

    On September 11, 2015 the Boston Police were dispatched to an apartment for a report of a domestic assault and battery. They arrived and were immediately met by the defendant's wife, the alleged victim in this case. The woman claimed that during a verbal argument the defendant grabbed her by the throat and pushed her against a wall. The woman further complained that the defendant choked her. The defendant was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 13M. The district attorney's office later obtained a 911 recording that corroborated the victim's statement. The defendant is not a citizen and a licensed physician. As such, any result other than a dismissal would likely result in deportation and could adversely impact his right to practice medicine in Massachusetts. Today, the day of trial, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

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  • Concord District Court: Charges of Operating Without a License Dismissed at Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a non-citizen who was driving a car with an international driver's license in Lexington, Massachusetts on June 25, 2015. She was pulled over for a traffic violation at which time she was found to be in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 10, operating without a license. She was issued a citation and requested a clerk magistrate hearing. Today, at the hearing our office was able to get the case dismissed. No criminal complaint will issue.

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  • Lowell District Court: Operating to Endanger, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle Charges Against Electrical Contractor to be Dismissed

    The prosecution alleged that on September 1, 2014 the defendant was driving his car at a high rate of speed on a busy suburban street. He was driving erratically and while attempted to avoid one car the driver struck the curb, bounced back into the roadway, struck two other vehicles and flipped over several times. Several witnesses corroborated these facts and the defendant was charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24 and other related offenses. The defendant has a significant driving record. That notwithstanding, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding. All charges will be dismissed if the defendant remains free of criminal conduct for the next year.

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  • Gardner District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery and Intimidation of a Witness Dismissed

    On June 18, 2015 the Gardner, Massachusetts police were called for a report of a domestic assault. The arrived to find the victim, the defendant's girlfriend, clearly upset and bearing several bruises. She reported that she got home from work at which time the defendant started yelling at her and threatening her. She tried to leave the home. He prevented her from doing so. The defendant grabbed her and threw her on the bed. He pinned down her arms with his knees. He tried to shove a ring in her mouth and bit her on the side of the neck. When the woman tried to call the police the defendant took her cell phone from her. He was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery (G.L. c. 265 13M) and intimidation of a witness (G.L. c. 268 Section 13B). Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting these charges dismissed.

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  • Boston Municipal Court: Felony Larceny Charges Over $250 To Be Dismissed

    The prosecution alleged that on February 5, 2015 Boston Police were called to an upscale Boylston Street store for a report of a larceny. Upon arrival the officers met with store security personnel who observed the defendant removing price tags from merchandise and secret the items in his jacket. He attempted to exit the store during which time a violent struggle occurred. The items were valued in excess of $250 making the theft a felony. Then, a few weeks later the same person entered the same store and stole a jacket valued over one thousand dollars. Attorney Stephen Neyman was retained on both cases. The defendant was charged with larceny over $250 in violation of G.L. c. 266 Section 30. Today, our office was able to get both cases continued without a finding. All charges are going to be dismissed.

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  • Falmouth District Court: Cocaine Trafficking Charges Dismissed

    In June of 2015 police observed a motor vehicle with license plates that were slightly concealed. The officers followed the vehicle until such time as they could see the plates. In the course of this exercise it was learned that the inspection sticker had expired, the vehicle was uninsured. The vehicle was stopped. The police smelled a strong odor of marijuana. A canine was brought to the scene. A positive hit on the defendant's personal property prompted a search of the defendant. The search revealed in excess of 18 grams of cocaine. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the defendant. Today, the cocaine trafficking case was dismissed in the district court.

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  • Framingham District Court: Operating of Suspended License Case Dismissed at Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The prosecution alleged that a few months ago officers observed a motor vehicle being driven by our client cross over the median strip several times without signaling. Officers noted other civil infractions as well. The vehicle was stopped. The police soon learned that the driver was operating with a license that had been suspended for several surchargeable offenses. A summons issues for a criminal application, or clerk magistrate hearing charging operating with a suspended license in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 23. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed. No complaint issued.

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  • Woburn District Court: Pretrial Probation For Physician Charged With Sex For a Fee

    On November 20, 2015 members of the Burlington, Massachusetts police vice squad conducted a reverse sting targeting customers of prostitutes. Officers enlisted the assistance of a local hotel where they secured two rooms. Then, using backpage.com a listing for an adult escort was placed. Just over an hour later a telephone call was placed by the defendant to the number listed on the backpage advertisement. After an exchange of texts the defendant arrived at the hotel and met with an undercover police officer posing as a prostitute. A brief negotiation followed. The undercover then released a pre-arranged signal and surveillance officers descended on the room and arrested the defendant. He was charged with sex for a fee in violation of G.L. c. 272 Section 53. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today, the day of arraignment, we were able to get pretrial probation for the defendant for a thirty day period. If he stays out of trouble for that period of time and completes some community service all charges will be dismissed before Christmas.

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  • Malden District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Dismissed

    On August 1, 2015 the Wakefield police were called to a residence for a domestic assault and battery complaint. They arrived to find the victim bearing visible red marks on her neck. She complained that following an argument over a television show the defendant became belligerent and ultimately grabbed her by the neck and pushed her into a wall. The defendant was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 13(A)(a). Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the defendant. A trial was scheduled for today. All charges were dismissed.

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  • Waltham District Court: Distribution of Marijuana Case Against College Student to be Dismissed

    The defendant is a local college student. Over the summer he was stopped for a motor vehicle violation. The police immediately smelled the odor of unburnt marijuana. They saw several baggies of marijuana in plain view. Also observed were scales, multiple cell phones and assorted packaging materials. One of the passengers in the vehicle was caught with drugs in his possession. He admitted to purchasing the drugs from the defendant. Another occupant of the car had a cell phone video of the transaction. The defendant was charged with distribution of marijuana, a crime to which he confessed. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the case continued without a finding. All charges will be dismissed upon the successful completion of probation.

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  • Hingham District Court: Leaving the Scene With Property Damage Case Against Auto Mechanic Dismissed

    The defendant is a twenty-five year old auto mechanic. In June of this year he was involved in an accident with another car. He quickly fled the scene in his car. The driver of the other vehicle immediately called the police. He provided them with a description of our client, the make and model of his car and his license plate number. The defendant was located nearby hiding out in the parking lot of a large mall. He was charged with leaving the scene of property damage in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24(2)(a). Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the defendant. Today, the case was dismissed on one hundred dollars court costs.

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  • Dorchester District Court: Default Warrant Removed and Probation Terminated For Man in Violation of Probation and in Default on Drug Case

    Several years ago our office represented the defendant on numerous drug cases. He avoided jail and was placed on administrative probation meaning that he could move back to New York and not have to report to a probation officer or pay any probation fees. During the course of his probation the man was arrested for other crimes in Massachusetts and a probation warrant issued for his arrest. He failed to appear and a default was entered in the Dorchester District Court. The man was later arrested in New York and transported to Massachusetts. Attorney Neyman was hired again to represent the man. Today. the default warrant was removed and probation was terminated. The man was released and was able to return to New York City.

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  • Woburn District Court: Violation of Restraining Order Continued Without a Finding

    On October 31, 2015 a local police department responded to a call from an elderly services worker. The worker was meeting with a woman who had allegedly been assaulted by her husband. The victim had taken a restraining order out against the man. During the meeting the defendant arrived at the victim's home in violation of the order. He began banging on the door, eventually gaining access. The police arrived and arrested him, charging him with a 209A violation. Today, our office was able to get the case continued without a finding.

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  • Woburn District Court: Pretrial Probation For Man Charged With Leaving The Scene Of Property Damage

    On June 25, 2015 a Stoneham police officer was dispatched to a location of a hit and run with property damage. The officer met with a property owner who showed him a significant amount of damage to a fence and trees in a lot next to his home. Officers reconstructed what they believed to be a motor vehicle accident wherein the driver fled the scene. A Massachusetts license plate was located in the area belonging to a man living in another town. The police made contact with the man who admitted to driving and to being involved in the accident. He was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with property damage in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the defendant six months pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 Section 87.

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  • Woburn District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery and Assault and Battery on a Person Over Sixty Dismissed

    On August 31, 2015 the Winchester, Massachusetts police responded to a call for a potential suicide. Upon arrival the officers heard loud yelling and screaming coming from the upstairs of the home. The officers kicked in the door and made their way to the second floor. There, they observed blood spatter. The defendant appeared, acting belligerently. Officers subdued him and separated him from his wife, the victim. She is over the age of sixty. The victim claimed that defendant pushed her around, punched her and knocked out one of her teeth. She expressed fear and immediately took out a restraining order. The man was charged with assault and battery on an elderly person, a violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 13K and domestic assault and battery, a violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

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  • Newburyport District Court: Charges of Operating to Endanger, Reckless Operation, to be Dismissed

    The defendant is a twenty year old auto mechanic hoping to be accepted into the military. Several months ago he was driving an older model car down a residential road about eighty miles per hour. He nearly his an oncoming police vehicle. The officer turned around, put on his lights and went after the car. The driver attempted to flee the scene in the car, running a stop sign and refusing to stop for the officer. He was eventually stopped, arrested and charged with violating Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 90 Section 24, operating recklessly and operating to endanger. The man has a significant driving history. Nevertheless, today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges continued without a finding. The case will be dismissed in a few months.

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  • Wrentham District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Dismissed

    On June 4, 2015 members of the Walpole, Massachusetts Police Department responded to a call for a domestic disturbance. They arrived to learn that a man and his son had been fighting. After the 911 call was made the son fled. A description of the young man was broadcast over police radios. The defendant was apprehended just hours later and charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 13A(a). Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the defendant. Today, all charges were dismissed.

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  • Dedham District Court: Drug Possession Charges Against Accountant Dismissed

    In November of 2014 the defendant was stopped for a motor vehicle violation while driving in the town of Needham. Due to  suspended driver's license the defendant was arrested. A booking search disclosed a significant quantity of a Class E controlled substance. The defendant was charged with Possession of a Class E Substance in the Dedham District Court. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get this charge dismissed.

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  • Cambridge District Court: No Complaint Issues After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with property damage. According to a police report, someone in a parking lot in Belmont witnessed our client hit a parked car while attempting to exit the lot. The impact caused substantial damage to the victim's car. It is alleged that our client fled the scene without contacting the driver of the other car or making her identity known. The witness took our client's license plate information and photographed her as she left the scene. The police made contact with out client who admitted to having committed the crime. A clerk magistrate hearing was conducted. No probable cause was found and no complaint issued.

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  • Lowell District Court: Man Release After 58A Dangerousness Hearing Over Objection of District Attorney

    The defendant is a real estate developer who was charged in late September with breaking and entering, violation of a 209A restraining order and several firearms offenses in the Lowell District Court. The alleged restraining order violation resulted in an arrest and incarceration pending the prosecution's request for a 58A dangerousness hearing. After detention was ordered our office was hired on the underlying cases and to fight allegations at the dangerousness hearing. Today, after the 58A proceeding was heard Attorney Neyman was able to get the defendant released.

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  • Norfolk Superior Court: Bail in Major Drug Trafficking Case Reduced

    Several months ago our client was arrested and charged with drug trafficking in an amount that warrants a twelve year period of incarceration. Due to fact that he was found at the airport with a large amount of cash a substantial bail was set. Attorney Neyman was then hired to defend the man. Today, at his arraignment in the superior court, bail was significantly reduced. The man is not in custody and the case is pending.

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  • Dedham District Court: Chemical Engineer Gets Pretrial Probation For Larceny Charges

    Just a few weeks ago loss prevention spotted a man in a local department store concealing various items on his person. They confronted the man and detained him for a lengthy period of time. He was interrogated and ultimately admitted to stealing merchandise from the store. The police were called and the man was arrested and charged with larceny. The man is not a citizen of this country and a conviction would possibly result in his deportation, notwithstanding the fact that his wife and two children are citizens. He hired Attorney Neyman. Today, we were able to get the man pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. He will have no criminal record. Perhaps more importantly, this will not impact his citizenship efforts.

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  • Massachusetts Federal District Court: Woman Convicted of Fraud Avoids Prison

    After a lengthy investigation a Massachusetts woman and several others were charged with fraud. It is alleged that pursuant to an elaborate scheme the defendants took money to which they were not entitled. After doing so they failed to report the money as part of their earnings thereby defrauding the government. In total, the fraud amounted to nearly three hundred thousand dollars. Federal Sentencing Guidelines calculations by the judge and federal probation department suggested the appropriate sentence to be a period of incarceration. Attorney Neyman was hired by one of the defendants. He was able to get probation for the client. No jail time will have to be served.

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  • Concord District Court: Continuance Without a Finding For College Student Charged With OUI

    On July 15, 2015 a Concord, Massachusetts police officer was on patrol when he observed a man standing next to a car that was parked on the side of the road. The man appeared to be leaning on the car for support. The officer drove around and a few minutes later went back to the car. This time he observed the defendant in the back seat of the car, apparently passed out. The office woke the defendant and began asking him questions. The defendant admitted driving the car. Officers also noticed some damage on the side of the car. Paint on the damaged car matched paint found nearby on property with which the car had made contact. The man was charged with OUI. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding. The case will be dismissed and the defendant will have no record after he completes probation.

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  • Concord District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Software Engineer Dismissed

    On May 23, 2015 members of the Lexington, Massachusetts police department responded to a call for a domestic dispute in an upscale neighborhood. They arrived to find a woman crying. It was apparent that she had been physically assaulted as the officers was able to see marks and bruises on the woman. The woman was interviewed by the police. She told them that her husband, the defendant in the case struck her and threw a pair of shoes at her after having an argument. The man was interviewed as well. He gave a similar version of the events, essentially confessing to the crime. The man was charged with domestic assault and battery. That notwithstanding, today Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed.

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  • Lowell Superior Court: Iron Worker Avoids Prison in Major Stabbing Case

    In September of 2011 the defendant was driving around his neighborhood looking for a man who had been destroying personal property in various yards in the area. He encountered the man walking down a street near his. He confronted the man about the destruction. An argument ensued, followed by a physical altercation. Our client removed a knife from his vehicle and stabbed the other man in the stomach. The attack resulted in significant medical injuries, hospitalization, treatment and nearly killed the victim. Our client was charged with assault with intent to murder, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, assault and battery and more. He immediately hired Attorney Neyman who was able to get him released on a modest bail. The case was vigorously litigated for four years. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get probation for the defendant. No jail or prison sentence was imposed.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Probation Imposed on Construction Company Owner Modified and Terminated After Violation Hearing

    The defendant owns a mid-sized construction company in the Merrimack Valley. He was on probation for various drug and theft offenses. Earlier this summer his probation officer filed a notice of violation against him after failing a drug test. The case was continued until today for his final probation violation hearing. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent him. After the hearing Attorney Neyman convinced the judge to modify and terminate probation.

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  • Roxbury District Court: CWOF on Domestic Assault and Battery, No Batterers Program For Money Manager

    On January 4, 2015 members of the Boston Police responded to a 911 call about a domestic assault and battery in progress. The caller is the girlfriend of the defendant. She alleged that after an evening of drinking, the two argued. The defendant became upset and grabbed her by the neck, hitting and choking her and finally throwing her down on the bed. The victim called the police during the attack and made frantic statements during attack that were recorded by the 911 operator. The case was scheduled for trial today. Attorney Neyman was able to get a continuance without a finding and an order that no batterers program be required. The case will be dismissed in eighteen months.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Pretrial Diversion for College Student Charged With Minor in Possession of Alcohol and Resisting Arrest

    The defendant is a college student who was home for summer vacation. He hosted a party at his home when his parents were away. Everyone attending the party was under the age of twenty one. The police responded to a call for a disturbance at the home. They arrived and quickly learned that the people attending the party were consuming alcohol and not yet the legal age. The host was questioned by the police. The information obtained during the interrogation prompted the officers to arrest the young man. He resisted. He was charged with minor in possession of alcohol and resisting arrest. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get him pretrial diversion pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 276A. He was never arraigned on the case and will have no criminal record.

  • Cambridge District Court: Felony Charge of Malicious Destruction of Property Against College Professor Sealed

    In 2001, while attending college in Boston the defendant was charged with malicious destruction to property in violation of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 266 Section 127. The case was continued without a finding for a year. The defendant successfully completed his probation. He received his college degree and eventually obtained a doctorate degree. The CWOF was accessible to certain perspective employers. Consequently the defendant was not hired for certain positions for which he was otherwise qualified and deemed desirable. He hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to get his record sealed. Within thirty days we were able to get the case sealed.

  • Concord District Court: Bail Conditions Modified

    The defendant is a college student entering his senior at a university outside of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Several weeks ago he was arrested and charged with OUI. He had a history of alcohol related cases. At the arraignment the assistant district attorney asked the judge to order the defendant to submit to random alcohol screens. The order entered. Today, Attorney Stephen Neyman successfully moved to modify the bail conditions so that the defendant could in fact attend school and not have to worry about having to return to Massachusetts for random screens.

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  • Lynn District Court: Charges of Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle Dismissed

    The defendant is a doctor who moved to the United States to pursue his medical career. He is a green card holder who wants to become a citizen as soon as possible. On July 16, 2015 the man was stopped by Lynn, Massachusetts police for a passing violation. The police quickly learned that the man had no Massachusetts driver's license. Rather, he was driving with an international license from India. He was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in violation of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 90 Section 10. Today was the return date on the criminal complaint summons. Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

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  • Newburyport District Court: OUI Charges Against Salisbury Woman to be Dismissed

    This past Saturday night a woman from Salisbury, Massachusetts was pulled over on her way home from a local drinking establishment. The police quickly observed her having slurred speech. She was asked to produce a license and registration. She had trouble doing so. She was then asked to perform several field sobriety tests. She failed each one. She ultimately submitted to a breathalyzer test. She blew a .25, over three times the legal limit. Today, our office was able to get the case continued without a finding. If the woman successfully completes the various probationary conditions imposed the case will be dismissed in one year.

  • Lawrence District Court: Probation Modified and Terminated

    Over two years ago the defendant was placed on probation after being involved in a very serious motor vehicle. The crime charged was OUI and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. The conditions of probation were onerous. The defendant was required to submit to random drug and alcohol screens and refrain from using drugs or alcohol. He recently hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him and get the probation modified or terminated. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to do both. On some counts probation was terminated. On one remaining count probation was modified from supervised to unsupervised. No fees are due.

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  • Quincy District Court: Drug Possession Charge Against School Teacher Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    On May 22, 2015 members of the Quincy, Massachusetts police department were dispatched to an address for a report of a suspicious vehicle. The officers arrived at the reported location and saw a man sitting in a car looking down at his lap area. They approached the car and startled the occupant who appeared confused. He was unable to respond appropriately to simply commands. He was sweating profusely and he appeared to be under the influence of narcotics. After some brief questioning the man admitted to using smoking some meth. The officers then searched the car and found methamphetamine. The defendant, a school teacher was arrested and charged with possession of a class E drug in violation of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 94C Section 34. The man hired Attorney Neyman to represent him. Knowing that an arraignment would possibly alert the school system of the man's pending case the arraignment was continued. Today, our office was able to get the case dismissed prior to arraignment.

  • Brighton District Court: Woman Placed Back on Pretrial Probation Notwithstanding Multiple Violations

    In June of 2014 our client was placed on pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87 after being charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 265 Section 13A(a). The terms of the probation were simple, stay away from the named victim. Within a few months of the imposition of sentence the defendant went to the victim's place of business and unlawfully made contact with him. A few months later she began contacting him by phone, again in violation of the pretrial conditions. Pretrial probation was terminated and the case was put back on the trial list. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today he successfully restored the case to a pretrial probation status.

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  • Brighton District Court: OUI Case Against Local Businessman Dismissed

    The defendant is a local businessman who was charged with OUI in violation of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 90 Section 24. A few months ago our office successfully argued a motion to suppress an unlawful stop. The district attorney's office contemplated appealing the judge's decision. Upon realizing that an appeal would be futile the prosecution decided not to proceed. Today, unable to go forward on the case as a result of suppression of evidence the case was dismissed.

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  • Haverhill District Court: General Continuance For Woman Charged With Assault and Battery on a Disable Person

    On May 9, 2014 social services was notified of possible physical abuse against a young woman with mental disabilities. The alleged victim was interviewed during which it was learned that she was struck by the defendant, her mother, violently over the course of at least two years. This triggered involvement from law enforcement. Subsequent interviews with foster care providers further raised concerns and ultimately charges were filed charging a violation of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 265 Section 13F. Our office was retained to represent the defendant. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get a general continuance. If there are no further allegations of abuse the case will be dismissed.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Probation Default Warrant Removed

    The defendant owns a construction company in the Merrimack Valley area. He was on probation for a drug offense. He failed a random urine drug screen after which the probation department issued a warrant. The man did not initially appear on the warrant and he was defaulted. He then hired our office. We appeared in court with the man and removed the default warrant. The probation officer wanted the man held. Attorney Neyman was able to convince the judge to release the man on his own recognizance.

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  • Dorchester District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Case Dismissed at Pretrial

    The defendant was charged with domestic assault and battery in the Dorchester District Court several years ago. He defaulted and moved to New York. Recently, the defaults surfaced and he needed to remove the outstanding warrants. To do so meant coming back to Massachusetts to answer to the outstanding charges. The man hired Attorney Neyman who was able to get the default warrants removed and get the case back on track. Today a pretrial hearing was scheduled. Attorney Neyman was able to get the charges dismissed in their entirety today.

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  • Roxbury District Court: Charge of Trespassing, Breaking and Entering and Malicious Destruction of Property Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    The defendant works in a high level position at a downtown Boston financial institution. The prosecution alleged that on May 14, 2015 the man was drunk and acting unruly. He was trying to get into an apartment building for some undisclosed reason. Unable to gain easy access, the man broke a window and entered the premises where he passed out. The police arrived and charged him with malicious destruction to property over two hundred fifty dollars, trespassing and breaking and entering. Today, a clerk magistrate hearing was held. Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

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  • Newton District Court: Charges of Malicious Destruction to Property Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    The defendant recently turned eighteen years old and graduated from high school. In May of this year he was observed tagging someone's personal property valued over two hundred fifty dollars. The person called the police who arrived and investigated the crime that was reported. They concluded that the young man had in fact committed this crime, a felony in Massachusetts. He was summonsed to court for an arraignment today. Attorney Neyman was hired to defend him and was successful in getting all charges dismissed prior to arraignment.

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  • Chelsea District Court: Pretrial Probation For Auto Mechanic Charged With Possession With Intent To Distribute Crack Cocaine, Class B

    On May 19, 2014 members of the Chelsea, Massachusetts police department were involved in an investigation at a local apartment complex known for high drug activity and gang violence. They observed a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt with a bulge coming from his right hip area that he was protecting. The officer followed the man into the building, watching him knock on an apartment door. The officer overheard the occupant of the apartment ask if the man had "some product". The man entered the apartment after which the officer heard loud noises and an apartment fight. The officer went to the door and was met by the occupant who gave him permission to enter. At that time, the officer saw the other man, our client, trying to hide drugs. He was arrested and found in possession of four bags of crack cocaine consistent with an intent to distribute. He was charged with possession with intent to distribute class B crack cocaine. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the man pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87.

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  • Worcester District Court: Charge of Failure To Attend Jury Duty Dismissed and Default Warrant Recalled

    The defendant has been living in Florida for the past several years. In 2007 he was served with a summons to attend court to potentially sit on a jury. He failed to attend and a criminal complaint issued. When he failed to appear in court pursuant to the criminal summons he was defaulted and a warrant issued. When the man's employer in Florida learned that criminal process was pending in Massachusetts his employment was terminated. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today, the case was brought forward, the default warrant was recalled and the case was dismissed.

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  • Somerville District Court: Charges of Operating Without a License Dismissed at Arraignment

    The defendant is an engineer from China who was stopped and cited for a motor vehicle moving violation. The officers quickly learned that the man was unlicensed. He was arrested and summonsed to court for arraignment on criminal charges, specifically, operating without being licensed. Our office was hired. Today, at the arraignment all charges were dismissed. The man will have no criminal record.

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  • Salem District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against North Shore Woman Dismissed

    On May 28, 2015 members of the Salem, Massachusetts police department responded to a domestic assault and battery call. Upon their arrival they found the victim, a male, arguing with a female and jostling at the front doorway to their home. The male quickly told the police that the female attacked him, striking the male with a coat hanger. She then threw a bottle of bleach at him, scratched him and bit him twice. The officers noted marks consistent with the victim's complaints and arrested the female. Attorney Neyman was retained. A quick trial date was scheduled. Today, all charges against the woman were dismissed.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Operating Uninsured Case Against Engineer Dismissed

    The defendant is a software engineer working at a high tech company in the Merrimack Valley. The prosecution alleged that the defendant committed a motor vehicle infraction that led to a stop of his car. The officer requesting his license and registration quickly learned that the man was operating without insurance. He was given a criminal citation requiring him to appear at the Lawrence District Court and answer to a criminal complaint. He hired Attorney Neyman. On the day of arraignment Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

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  • Quincy District Court: Charges of Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    The defendant is a retail salesman who was pulled over in Norfolk County, Massachusetts for a marked lanes violation. Police officers quickly learned that the defendant was not licensed to operate a motor vehicle and charges issued. Attorney Neyman was hired to defend him. Today, the day of arraignment all charges were dismissed….PRIOR TO ARRAIGNMENT. The defendant will not have a PCF number.

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  • Newton District Court: Charges of Felony Larceny Against Local Businessman to be Dismissed, Pretrial Probation

    In July of 2014 investigators at a local utility company learned that a local businessman had been purchasing large quantities of wifi thermostats and reselling them for a discount through social media listings. He would follow up by applying for and receiving the permitted rebates. In total, the man accepted over eight thousand dollars worth of the rebates, a sum far exceeding the threshold for felony larceny. The arraignment was scheduled for today. Attorney Neyman was able to get pretrial probation for the man pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. He will have no criminal record.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Charges of Providing Alcohol to Minors Do Not Issue Following Successful Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    On May 3, 2015 members of the North Andover, Massachusetts police department responded to a home after a report of damage being caused to neighboring property. When the officers arrived they observed a basement full of minors with several bottles of alcohol and beer already having been consumed. Officers quickly noted that none of the occupants they initially observed had yet reached the age of twenty-one. The officers contacted the owner of the property, who was home. They quickly confirmed that she was the only person of age on the premises. An application for a criminal complaint charging her with providing alcohol to minors. After a hearing Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the clerk magistrate not to issue the complaint.

  • Lawrence District Court: Judge Approves Restoration of License After OUI is Dismissed

    Last week Attorney Neyman was able to get an OUI case dismissed in the Lawrence District Court. The allegations related to a February 13, 2015 incident referenced in an earlier case result. The man received a six month license suspension for refusing to take a breathalyzer test. In order for the defendant to get his driving privileges back he needed an approved motion from the judge who dismissed the case. Our office filed the motion, which was allowed. The man is now permitted to drive again.

  • Concord District Court: Pretrial Probation Terminated Early in Domestic Assault and Battery Case

    Several months ago our office was able to secure pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87 for a client who was accused of hitting his wife in a local coffee shop. The man is not an American citizen and without pretrial probation he would likely have been deported. Pretrial probation was supposed to last for one year with conditions of counseling and court costs. Last week the client received notice from immigration services that his citizenship interview had been granted and scheduled for next week. However, until pretrial probation was terminated citizenship would not be permitted. Today, Attorney Neyman went back into court for the man and was able to terminate pretrial probation.

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  • Cambridge District Court: Felony Larceny Charges Avoided

    The defendant is a young woman who worked at a local store that sells video games. The prosecution alleged that our client was involved in a scheme where she would issue credits for merchandise that was supposedly returned, and pocket the money without ever receiving the property. In addition, she would take money from people who reserved video games and not enter the transaction into a register. A lengthy loss prevention investigation confirmed to authorities that this woman was in fact committing these acts. The crimes were supported in large part by videotaped evidence showing the woman entering transactions at a cash register with no customer present. Today, prior to any charges being filed Attorney Stephen Neyman was able to avoid felony larceny charges issuing against our client. The case is closed without a criminal complaint issuing.

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  • Essex Superior Court: Rape Case Against Asbestos Worker Dismissed

    The defendant is an asbestos removal worker living in Essex County, Massachusetts. Prosecutors alleged that in August of 2013 a woman found a message on her fifteen year old daughter's cell phone involving certain sex acts. The mother confronted the daughter who denied being sexually active. The mother pressed her and told her that she would send the girl to a doctor to determine if she was telling the truth. The girl broke down and told her mother that she had been raped by the defendant, her stepfather. She stated that our client would go into her bedroom, remove her clothing and insert his penis into her vagina. The girl told her boyfriend about the crime before the police got involved. The defendant was arrested and charged with aggravated rape. Due to the age differences a mandatory minimum ten year sentence would be imposed if our client was convicted. Today, the day of trial the case was dismissed and all charges dropped.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Against Andover Woman Dismissed

    On February 15, 2015 officers from the Andover, Massachusetts police department were called for a report of a fight between roommates in a posh neighborhood. When the police arrived they found the victim distraught and complaining that during an argument the defendant struck her. Another occupant of the property witnessed the event and essentially corroborated the complaint of the victim. The defendant was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery. Attorney Neyman was retained and scheduled a quick trial date. Today, the day of trial, all charges were dismissed.

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  • Lawrence District Court: OUI Case Against Sports Marketing CEO

    The defendant is the CEO of a major national sports marketing company. The prosecution alleged that on February 13, 2015 a Massachusetts State Police Officer received a call for a person driving erratically on Route 93 northbound. The caller stayed with the vehicle, following it and remaining in contact with the police until a cruiser reached the area where the suspect vehicle was being operated. The officer stopped the car and noted that the car came to rest in the middle of the street. The officer contacted the driver who smelled of alcohol, had trouble producing his license and registration and appeared to be drunk. The officer formed the opinion that the driver was under the influence of alcohol and an OUI charge followed. Today Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed.

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  • Dorchester District Court: Default Warrant Removed on Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon Case

    In 1997 the defendant was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon. He left the jurisdiction, moved out of state and never answered to these charges. Recently he was notified of the default and open cases. Rather than risk arrest and rendition to Massachusetts the man hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him in court. Today, we removed the default warrant. The man was released on personal recognizance.

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  • South Boston District Court: Default Removed on Larceny Over $250 Case

    The defendant has been living out of state for over ten years. In 1999 he was charged with larceny over $250.00, a felony in Massachusetts.  A warrant issued for his arrest yet he was never apprehended. Recently, while living in New York and trying to renew his driver's license he learned that he was in default in Massachusetts. He retained Attorney Neyman to represent him. We went into court today and removed the default and the warrant. The man was released on personal recognizance notwithstanding the gravity of the crime. Specifically, it is alleged that he stole over $14,000.00 from a local financial institution.

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  • Dedham District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery, Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon Dismissed

    On November 6, 2014 members of the Dedham, Massachusetts police department were dispatched for a report of a domestic assault and battery. They arrived and met with the victim who claimed that after an argument with the defendant she was dragged by his vehicle for about five car lengths. A witness observed this incident. The woman further complained that the defendant shoved her and kicked her. The police observed injuries consistent with the allegations. Paramedics arrived for treatment. The man was charged with domestic assault and battery and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon. Today, the case was dismissed.

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  • Brighton District Court: Motion to Suppress Stop, Search and Seizure on OUI Drugs Case Allowed

    The prosecution alleged that on December 12, 2014 a Massachusetts State Trooper saw a motor vehicle being driven by the defendant operating on a public way in Allston, Massachusetts. The officer observed the driver texting while he was driving in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 13B. The officer stopped the vehicle and immediately detected a strong odor of marijuana. The defendant was asked to take field sobriety tests which he failed. He was arrested and made some inclupatory post-arrest statements. An inventory search of his car revealed the presence of recently consumed marijuana. The man was charged with OUI Drugs. Attorney Neyman was retained and filed a motion to suppress. Today, a hearing on that motion was heard and allowed. All evidence including the defendants statements were suppressed.

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  • Fall River District Court: Restraining Order Against South Shore Businessman Vacated

    The defendant is a successful businessman working in the South Shore area. On April 30, 2015 his former girlfriend applied for an emergency restraining order in the Fall River District Court. She alleged that for a four month period the defendant threatened her, abused her and harassed her family. The woman further alleged that the defendant stalked her and her family for an extensive period of time and that he was mentally unstable. Today, Attorney Neyman appeared with the man and was able to vacate the restraining order.

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  • Somerville District Court: Pretrial Probation for Financial Analyst Charged With Malicious Destruction to Property Over $250

    The defendant is a financial analyst who lives out of state. On March 15, 2015 the man was visiting friends and staying in Somerville, Massachusetts. Around 1:15 in the morning police officers were dispatched to a residence where they encountered the defendant, apparently drunk and disoriented. Officers also met with the victim who related that she was asleep when she heard a very loud noise followed by the sound of breaking glass. Officers quickly learned that this man had damaged the door to the victim's house and broke windows at the same time. The man was arrested and charged with malicious destruction to property over $250, a felony in Massachusetts. He hired Attorney Stephen Neyman was was able to get him pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. All charges will be dismissed shortly.

  • Dedham District Court: Charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident With Property Damage Dismissed at Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    On March 2, 2015 members of the Needham, Massachusetts police department received information of a hit and run motor vehicle case at a local parking lot. The officers arrived and found a woman complaining that her car had been struck by another vehicle. The offending car left the scene without stopping or making herself known. A courier in the parking lot observed the incident and reported the same facts to the police and added vehicle plate information. Subsequently, officers located a surveillance video camera. They obtained footage from that device. With that information and the eyewitness information they were able to file an application for a complaint against our client charging her with leaving the scene of an accident with property damage. Today, at a clerk magistrate hearing Attorney Neyman was able to prevent the issuance of a criminal complaint. The case was dismissed.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Indecent Assault and Battery and Simple Assault and Battery Charges Against Boston Man Dismissed

    The prosecution alleged that on March 4, 2014 members of the Boston, Massachusetts Police were dispatched for a complaint of a disturbance at a local nightclub. Officers met with the victim who stated that the defendant a patron at the establishment attempted to have a conversation with her. When she rejected his advances he grabbed her buttocks. When she complained he struck her with a fist and subsequently destroyed property at the establishment. The man was arrested and charged with indecent assault and battery and assault and battery. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Roxbury District Court: Low Bail, $500 Set on Heroin Trafficking Case

    The defendant is a Boston man known to local authorities for drug dealing activities. He has a fairly significant criminal record and was recently in default for his arraignment for this case, a heroin trafficking case. Attorney Neyman was hired to remove the default and represent him on the underlying charge. The prosecution alleged in part that after a routine traffic stop police officers saw packages of heroin in plain view. They inquired about the bags at which point the defendant struck the officers, sped off, got into an accident and tossed the drugs. Although he evaded immediate arrest his identity was known to the officers. Heroin trafficking charges and other felonies were filed. A warrant issued. Today, Attorney Neyman went into court with the man and after a bail hearing was able to get him released on $500 cash bail. The prosecution asked for $75,000 thousand. The man posted the bail immediately and is now released.

  • Lawrence District Court: Charges of Sex For a Fee Against Massage Therapist Dismissed

    In late August 2014 the Andover, Massachusetts police department received information that a message parlor was offering sexual services for a fee. The business placed an advertisement on backpage.com offering Asian girls with a sensational touch. Surveillance of the business was established. Officers observed men entering the business, staying for a period of time and exiting. They confronted one of the men who admitted to paying $60 for a hand job. Further surveillance of the business revealed the same activity. Several other men were interviewed and admitted to paying for sex from the employees. The officers then entered into an undercover operation where they made appointments, entered the premises and were solicited by the women. Charges of sex for a fee or prostitution were filed. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed.

  • Lowell District Court: General Continuance for Heroin Possession Charges Against Maine Man

    On December 30, 2014 a man from Maine was arrested in Newburyport, Massachusetts and charged with OUI Second Offense, Heroin. He was kept in jail overnight and arraigned the next day. Due to a pending probation matter the man was sent to the Billerica House of Correction for the weekend until he was brought into the Ayer District Court. While being processed at the jail officers found heroin in the man's pant pockets. He was charged with possession of heroin. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get a general continuance for all charges. There will be no prosecution of this case if the man stays out of trouble for six months. At that time all charges will be dismissed.

  • Dorchester District Court: Default Removal and Personal Recognizance For Boston Man Charged With Indecent Assault and Battery on a Child Under 14

    The prosecution alleged that on March 20, 2015 a summons went out for a man to appear in the Dorchester District Court for two charges of indecent assault and battery on a child under the age of fourteen. The summons was for an April 2, 2015 arraignment. Learning that he was in default the defendant contacted our office. Attorney Neyman appeared for the man today and removed the default. The assistant district attorney also asked for bail. Attorney Neyman opposed the request and the judge released the defendant on his own recognizance.

  • Plymouth Superior Court: Rape Case Continued Without a Finding

    The charges in this case stem from an incident having occurred in 1989. The defendant was rooming in a barracks with other individuals. One night only the defendant and the victim were present. The victim was awakened when the defendant inserted his finger into the victim's anus and placed his penis in his mouth. The matter went without prosecution until 2012 at which time the victim came forward to formally report and pursue the incident. Two counts of rape were indicted. A very liberal Massachusetts statute of limitations kept the case alive for the prosecution. Today, the case was continued without a finding.

  • Woburn District Court: Pretrial Probation for Biological Engineer Charged With Solicitation of a Prostitute

    This case stemmed from a sting operation in the Middlesex County involving the use of an undercover female officer posing as a prostitute online. The individual charged in this case was caught in the some investigation as one resolved yesterday (see previous case result). The man is a biological engineer and not an American citizen. Pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87 was a must given this man's status in this country. Today, Attorney Neyman secured pretrial probation for the man for a period of six months. He will have no criminal record and there will be no immigration consequences.

  • Woburn District Court: Pretrial Probation for Man Charged With Sex For a Fee

    On Friday, December 5, 2013 police in Middlesex County Massachusetts were conducting a prostitution sting using a female officer to pose as a prostitute. The task force rented two hotel rooms across from one another. Ads were posted on backpage.com under the "Adult" and "Escort" sections of the site. A cell phone number was listed in the ad and a variety of services were suggested. The operation is known as a reverse sting. Just before 5:00 p.m. the defendant called the listed number and arranged to meet with the undercover for sexual services. Once he arrived a price for certain services was negotiated. At that point backup officers made their entry and arrested the man. He was charged with sex for a fee. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get him pretrial probation. He will have no criminal record.

  • Woburn District Court: Six Counts of Forgery of a Document Dismissed and Twelve Counts of Credit Card Fraud to be Dismissed

    The defendant is a resident of another state. In November of 2013 he and another person were "shopping" at the Burlington Mall. A loss prevention officer observed the two making numerous purchases with several different credit cards. The suspects were seen going into other stores making purchases in a similar manner. The police were called and immediately made contact with the subjects. They quickly learned that the two were using fraudulent credit cards and that they had made several thousand dollars worth of purchases while at the mall. One of the defendants hired our office. He had been charged with twelve counts of credit card fraud and six counts of forgery. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all forgery counts dismissed. The remaining charges were continued without a finding with unsupervised probation. If the man remains free from criminal legal problems during the probationary period all charges will be dismissed.

  • Plymouth District Court: Charges of Larceny Over $250 and Larceny From A Person Over 60 Dismissed

    In January of 2009 a man in his sixties went to the Marshfield, Massachusetts police station to report that the defendant, a flooring contractor had stolen over eight thousand dollars from him. He presented a paid check along with copies of his bank account. He further claimed that the man provided the services agreed to. Rather, the defendant simply took the money and left for another state. A complaint issued in the Plymouth District Court charging the man with larceny over $250, a felony and larceny from a person over the age of 60, also a felony. The defendant was also in default from the court. Attorney Neyman removed the default and succeeded in getting the defendant's presence waived. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the charges dismissed.

  • Newburyport District Court: New Hampshire Man Released Following Detention on Probation Surrender

    A New Hampshire man on probation in Newburyport District Court was charged through a summons for a drug possession case out of the same court. The man went into court and was held after the probation department filed a surrender notice. The man hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him  on the new case and for the probation matter. The probation matter was brought forward today and Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the man released. The new case was continued for a discovery compliance hearing.

  • Wrentham District Court: Operating After Suspended License For OUI Case Dismissed

    The prosecution alleged that several months ago a Massachusetts State Police Officer was travelling southbound on Route 95 when he was passed at a high rate of speed by a vehicle being driven by a young male. The man was on probation for OUI and not permitted to operate a motor vehicle. He was stopped at which time the officer learned of his license suspension. The man was charged with operating on a suspended license for OUI in the Wrentham District Court. Today, Attorney Stephen Neyman was able to get the charges dismissed on court costs.

  • West Roxbury District Court: Charges of Minor in Possession of Alcohol, Disturbing the Peace Against Local College Students Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    In mid-October of 2014 members of the Boston Police responded to a complaint for a loud party in Mission Hill. Officers located the tenants of the home, two college students, both under aged. Also present were several other college students, all of whom appeared to be drinking. The officers stopped the party and charged the two occupants with minor in possession of alcohol and disorderly person. A summons issued for both to appear in court today for a clerk magistrate hearing. Attorney Neyman was retained to defend one of the students. After the hearing the magistrate refused to issue the complaint. The matter is dismissed.

  • Cambridge District Court: Indecent Assault and Battery Case Against Boston Man To Be Dismissed

    On February 25, 2014 a women filed a complaint with the Cambridge, Massachusetts police alleging that her roommate, a male, had inappropriately touched her in a sexual way on several occasions. The police investigated and ultimately applied for a complaint in the Cambridge District Court charging the man with indecent assault and battery. A conviction for these charges will automatically result in a sex offender registration requirement. The man hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Today, the case was continued without a finding for six months and there was no requirement that the defendant wear a GPS device. If he remains free from criminal trouble for the next six months the case will be dismissed.

  • Chelsea District Court: Possession of Class A Heroin Case Against Machine Operator to be Dismissed

    The defendant is a thirty two year old machine operator. According to Chelsea, Massachusetts police on August 14, 2014,  members of the Chelsea Police Department on routine patrol stopped a car being driven erratically. The defendant was in the front passenger seat. He clearly exhibited signs of heroin intoxication. On the floor at his feet officers saw a clear baggie containing a brownish powder that was later tested and determined to be heroin. Officers also located drug paraphernalia in the defendant's possession. He admitted to just using the substance and he also claimed responsibility for the drugs that remained in the car. The man was charged with possession of heroin. He had been charged with this offense in the past. Attorney Neyman was able to get the charges continued without a finding for ninety days. At that point, if the defendant remains free of new criminal charges the case will be dismissed.

  • Worcester District Court: Charges of Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon, Breaking and Entering Against Construction Worker Dismissed

    On May 15, 2014 members of the Worcester, Massachusetts Police Department responded to a home for a report of a break in and a domestic assault and battery. They met with the victim who reported that her former boyfriend, the defendant, went to her home, broke in and stole some items. She was home and attempted to stop him. He got into his car. The victim held onto the frame of the car as the defendant drove off. The victim was dragged by the car for several feet before being able to break loose. The police located the defendant and charged him with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, domestic assault and battery, breaking and entering and larceny. Attorney Neyman was hired. Trial was scheduled for today. All charges were dismissed.

  • Malden District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Case Dismissed on Day of Trial

    On January 13, 2015 members of the Malden Police Department were dispatched to a residence for a report of a domestic assault and battery. According to the police, one of parties, the victim, stated that the couple began arguing over some domestic issues. During the argument the defendant took a hammer from a drawer and began wielding it an a threatening manner. The argument continued for several hours. Later, the defendant supposedly threatened the victim with knives at which point the police were called. The defendant was placed under arrest and charged with two counts of assault and battery by means of dangerous weapon, a felony in Massachusetts. Attorney Neyman was retained and quickly scheduled this case for trial. Today, the day of trial all charges were dismissed.

  • Lawrence District Court: OUI Case Continued Without a Finding

    On February 17, 2015 members of the Andover, Massachusetts Police Department were dispatched to a location for a report of a hit and run. The responding officers met with a couple who claimed that their vehicle and that the operator of the offending vehicle left the scene and was drunk. The defendant's car was parked close to the location of the accident. The operator was located. Police administered field sobriety tests which the suspect failed. An interview of the defendant disclosed the consumption of a significant quantity of alcohol along with an admission of impairment. The defendant was arrested and charged with OUI. Attorney Neyman was retained to represent him. An expedited disposition date was arranged and the defendant was given a continuance without a finding. He is eligible to operate his car during the license suspension period for a limited duration. After forty five days all privileges will be restored. Once the 24D program is completed the case will be dismissed.

  • Lawrence District Court: General Continuance For New Hampshire Man Charged With Heroin Possession

    On December 23, 2014 a Lawrence, Massachusetts drug task force was conducting surveillance on the south side of the city for the purpose of curbing street crime activity, particularly prostitution and drug distribution. During the course of the operation officers observed a vehicle with New Hampshire plates containing four occupants. Two of the occupants made contact with a known drug dealer. Officers observed an exchange they believed to be a drug transaction. The license plates of the New Hampshire were run and it was discovered that the car was registered to an address nearly an hour and an half away from Lawrence. Officers confronted the occupants of the car, one of them being the defendant. The defendant admitted to swallowing a quantity of heroin to avoid being arrested by the police. He was arrested and charged with possession of heroin and conspiracy to violate the Massachusetts drug laws. Today, Attorney Neyman secured a general continuance for three months for the defendant. He will not have a criminal record.

  • Waltham District Court: Possession With Intent Charges Against College Student Dismissed

    On September 20, 2014 members of the Weston, Massachusetts police department made a motor vehicle stop of a car purportedly swerving across the solid double yellow lines on Route 20. The operator of the vehicle, a local college student, produced identification indicating that he was nineteen years old. Officers observed bottles of beer and vodka in the backseat of the car. The car was subsequently searched. Officers located seven individually packaged bags of marijuana believed to be possessed with the intent to distribute the drug. Subsequently, the defendant was arrested. Even though the defendant is a college student he is not a citizen and a conviction or a continuance without a finding could result in denial of naturalization or deportation. The man hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. Today, all charges were dismissed outright.

  • Quincy District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Against Nurse Dismissed At Clerk's Hearing

    On December 20, 2014 an altercation the defendant met with her estranged wife to discuss child support and visitation issues pertaining to their child. Discussions became heated. The complainant then became violent and assaulted our client. Fearing that our client would respond by contacting the police, the complainant tried to preempt criminal charges by filing a complaint for domestic assault and battery against our client first. This is a common tactic that can result in a criminal complaint issuing against a perfectly innocent person. A summons for a clerk's hearing was in fact served on our client who immediately hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. Today, in advance of the clerk's hearing Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed. No complaint will issue.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Charges of Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon and Possession With Intent to Distribute Class Against Cab Driver Dismissed

    On January 2, 2014 Boston Police officers received a call regarding an assault alleged to have occurred outside of a car in downtown Boston. The officers located the vehicle and found a rear window broken. They observed the passenger, a woman, crying and suffering from a lump on her head. Her mouth was bleeding and blood was observed on her clothing. A 911 caller told the officers that she had witnessed the defendant, also the driver of the car, hitting this woman and body slamming her into the back window of the car causing it to break. The victim also told the officers what the driver had done to her. The man, a local taxicab driver was arrested. A search of his car revealed a quantity of cocaine, a class B drug, consistent with an intent to distribute. He was charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, possession with intent to distribute cocaine and related charges. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get these two charges dismissed.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Pretrial Probation For Accountant Charged With Sex For A Fee

    On January 23, 2015 members of the Boston Police Department set up a sting operation targeting men looking to purchase sex over the internet. The operation consisted of an advertisement set up on backpage.com soliciting men looking for a good time. Through emails and texting the defendant and an undercover officer posing as a prostitute negotiated a sexual act, a price and a location to consummate the act. Once that was established officers set up surveillance. They observed the man enter the prearranged establishment and make contact with the undercover officer. A signal was given and all backup officers descended on the suspect and made an arrest. His cell phone was seized. From this device the police confirmed that this man had in fact been the person making contact with the undercover officer. A charges of sex for a fee was filed. Today, Attorney Neyman negotiated pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. The man will have no criminal record.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Charges of Indecent Assault and Battery Against Physician Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    The defendant is a medical doctor practicing in the greater Boston area. The prosecution alleged that on January 9, 2014 the a woman called the Boston Police complaining that she was sexually assaulted on a date by a local doctor. The police report stated that in the early evening on that date the complainant met the defendant at a coffee shop for planned brief date. The two grabbed a coffee and went for a walk. They ended up at the defendant's home which was walking distance to the coffee shop. After a short visit the woman left. A few hours later she called the police department to report that she had been sexually assaulted by the defendant. The alleged assault consisted of a non-consensual touching of the breasts and buttocks. The police investigated by speaking with the complainant and the defendant. Charges of indecent assault and battery, a felony, were filed against the doctor. He subsequently hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. After over a year of investigation and consistent defense advocacy all charges against the defendant were dismissed,  prior to arraignment.

  • Lawrence District Court: General Continuance, Pretrial Probation For Man Charged With Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct

    The defendant is a twenty year old man with an associates degree and no prior criminal record. The prosecution alleged that on January 5, 2015 the Lawrence, Massachusetts police received numerous complaints for a motor vehicle being driven recklessly, likely paying homage to individuals killed while fleeing police on New Year's Day. During their response to the scene officers observed the defendant approach the car. Officers told him to move away from the vehicle. The defendant became obstreperous and refused to obey the officers commands. The accused also became aggressive. He was arrested. He resisted the officers' efforts at the arrest. He was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get a general continuance for the defendant. A general continuance is much like pretrial probation with the exception that the probation department has no involvement in the disposition. The defendant will have no criminal record.

  • Ayer District Court: Probation Terminated On Motion of Defense Counsel

    The defendant was on probation for an OUI that occurred in 2014. This past fall he was arrested and charged with a second OUI and drug possession. The probation department moved to revoke his probation and send him to jail. The defendant hired Attorney Stephen Neyman who successfully fought the efforts of the probation officer to have the defendant incarcerated. However, the judge extended probation. Today, Attorney Neyman filed and argued to have the extension of the probation removed and to have probation terminated. The motion was successful and probation was terminated.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Pretrial Probation For Student Charged With Resisting Arrest, Assault and Battery on a Police Officer, Affray

    Boston Police reported that on December 9, 2014 they responded to a call for an officer in trouble. They arrived to find high school students from different schools fighting. When the officers attempted to intervene several of them were struck by the combatants. One of the participants is alleged to have struck one of the officers with fists and subsequently trying to flee the scene. This person was charged with assault and battery on a police officer, affray and resisting arrest. Attorney Stephen Neyman was retained after the arraignment. Today, we were able to convince the district attorney to agree to pretrial probation. The defendant will not have a criminal record.

  • Woburn District Court: Charges of Credit Card Fraud, Attempted Larceny Against Social Worker to be Dismissed

    The prosecution alleged that on July 12, 2014 members of the Burlington, Massachusetts police department were dispatched to the Burlington Mall for a call of suspected credit card fraud. The officers arrived to meet with store managers who had identified several suspects as having tried to purchase computers and related equipment. The suspects refused to produce identification at the time of the purchase thereby raising suspicions. Through mall security videos the various suspects were located at certain locations throughout the mall. Some of the suspects were successful in making purchases from some stores in the mall. One of the subjects was a social worker who had in her possession a significant number of fraudulent credit cards and some items alleged to have been purchased with those cards and others similar to them. The investigation resulted in arrests and charges of larceny, credit card fraud and other felony crimes. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired to represent the defendant. Today, all charges were continued without a finding. After a period of probation the charges will be dismissed and the client will have no criminal record.

  • Lynn District Court: Attorney Neyman Gets Probation Terminated For Local Chemical Engineer

    The defendant, a chemical engineer received a continuance without a finding out of the Lynn District Court for a heroin possession case several months ago. He reoffended in Dorchester and the Lynn Probation Officer moved to have him violated and held in custody. He then hired Attorney Neyman who convinced the judge not to hold him and to continue the probation violation hearing for several weeks. That hearing was scheduled for today. Attorney Neyman, working with the probation officer was able to get the probation violation request withdrawn. In essence, the probation case against the defendant has now been dismissed.

  • Ayer District Court: Attorney Neyman Secures Release for Man Held on Probation Violation

    The defendant is a twenty-six year old man who received a continuance without a finding on an OUI case last year. He was about six weeks short of completing his 24D program and picked up another OUI in Newburyport, this one for operating under the influence of heroin. That occurred on December 29, 2014. His probation was revoked and the probation officer convinced the judge to hold him as a result of several probation violations and a lack of local roots. Attorney Neyman was then hired to represent the man. Today, we were able to get him released from jail and his continuance without a finding was preserved.

  • Concord District Court: Pretrial Probation for Biological Engineer Charged With Domestic Assault and Battery

    On August 23, 2014 members of the Lexington Police Department were dispatched to a Starbuck's coffee shop for a report that a man was hitting a women. The officers arrived and interviewed customers who claimed to have observed the man, a local biological engineer, grab the victim and strike her in the arm and face. The woman is the wife of the accused. She downplayed the incident but nevertheless charges of domestic assault and battery were brought against the man. The defendant is not an American citizen and has a pending citizenship application. Accordingly, a conviction or even a continuance without a finding would result in denial of naturalization and quite possibly deportation. Attorney Neyman was able to secure pretrial probation for the man. His immigration efforts will not be impeded and he will have no criminal record.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Possession of Class B Cocaine Charges Against College Student Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    Boston, Massachusetts Police alleged that on May 23, 2014 members of the drug control unit were conducting surveillance in an area of the city known for extensive drug distribution. At approximately 6:00 p.m. officers observed two black males in a rental car make contact with a white male just outside of the Lenox Housing Development. The white male got into the car. The car drove around the block and the man exited the car a few minutes later. When he did the officers noticed that he secreted an object consistent with packaged drugs in his pocket. Officers approached the individual, a local college student. He admitted to purchasing cocaine which he surrendered to the officers. He was summonsed to court for a Clerk Magistrate Hearing on a charge of possession of class B, cocaine. Today, the day of the hearing Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed. No charges will issue.

Client Reviews
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I hired him and he got the case dismissed before I had to go into a courtroom. My school never found out and if they had I would have lost my academic scholarships. He really saved my college career.
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Melissa C. Cold Spring, New York, October 2013
My union rep told me to call Steve Neyman. From the get go I felt comfortable with him. He took the time to talk to me about my case whenever I needed .... He even gave me his personal cell number and took all my calls. We won the case and I kept my job.
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The best criminal defense lawyer in Massachusetts. Takes all of his client's calls at any time of the day or night. He was always there for me and my family. Steve saved my life.
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Jacquille D. Brockton, Massachusetts
In less than two months Stephen Neyman got my old conviction vacated. I now have no criminal record
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