Case Results 2016

  • Woburn District Court: Felony Charges of Forgery of a Prescription Dismissed and Pretrial Probation on Remaining Charges on Prescription Fraud Case

    Our client is a sixty year old physician's assistant who was licensed to prescribe medications and also permitted to write on supervising physician's licenses. Between April 2015 and September 2015 the accused wrote twenty two prescriptions on a doctor's prescription pad, and used the prescriptions to obtain gift cards at a pharmacy providing incentives to customers who obtained their medications from that store. The gift cards exceeded $250 making the theft a felony under G.L. c. 266 Section 30. The prescription fraud and forgery charges are also felonies under G.L. c. 94C Section 33 and G.L. c. 267 Section 1 respectively. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get pretrial probation under G.L. c. 266 Section 87 for the felony larceny and prescription fraud cases, all twenty three of them. The forgery charges were dismissed. The client will have no criminal record and will be able to work in her field again.

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  • Woburn District Court: Complaint Charging Leaving the Scene With Property Damage Does Not Issue

    The defendant is a forty-eight year old software engineer. On October 26, 2016 he was driving in North Reading, Massachusetts following a slow car. He decided to pass the vehicle notwithstanding the solid yellow lines separating the lane of oncoming traffic. The slower vehicle sped up to prevent him from re-entering the lane. Nevertheless, the accused got back into the lane however not before striking the other vehicle and causing it some substantial damage. An investigation quickly led the police to our client who was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with property damage. The charge was a violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24. Today, at a clerk magistrate hearing Attorney Neyman convinced the clerk magistrate not to issue the complaint.

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  • Somerville District Court: Application for Complaint Charging Breaking and Entering and Malicious Destruction to Property Does not Issue

    On October 23, 2016 Somerville Police Officers were dispatched to an apartment for a report of a breaking and entering under G.L. c. 266 Section 16A and malicious destruction to property over $250 in violation of G.L. c. 266 Section 127. Both of these charges are felonies in Massachusetts. The officers extensive investigation led them to the defendant. When questioned about the crimes the defendant admitted to her actions. Fortunately, the compassionate officer issued a summons for a clerk magistrate hearing rather than issuing a criminal complaint. Attorney Neyman represented the accused at this proceeding. He was able to convince the clerk magistrate not to issued the complaints.

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  • Woburn District Court: Complaint Charging Sex For a Fee Does Not Issue Following Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a software engineer who is legally in this country but not a citizen. On September 30, 2016 he responded to a backpage.com advertisement soliciting customers for sexual activities for money. Unbeknownst to the man, the police had already responded to the add and quickly set up a sting operation using a female detective as a decoy. The defendant, replying to the listing by phone negotiated some sexual acts with the undercover. He went to a Woburn hotel, the agreed meeting location. He went up to the room, continued the negotiations and handed the decoy officer money for the service. Other officers then descended on the man, arrested him and charged him with sex for a fee under G.L. c. 272 Section 53. Attorney Neyman represented the man at a clerk magistrate hearing. No complaint issued.

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

    The prosecution alleged that on August 14, 2016 members of the Provincetown, Massachusetts Police Department were dispatched to a hotel for a report of a domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. The victim is the wife of the defendant. She claimed that while attending a wedding the defendant learned that she had been cheating on him. He then became aggressively violent with her, hit her and choked her. This was not the first time that this had occurred. Attorney Neyman was hired and prepared the case for trial. Today, all charges were dismissed.

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  • Dorchester District Court: Not Guilty Verdict For Man Charged With Two Counts of Indecent Assault and Battery

    In the summer of 2014 a woman left two of her three children with her aunt and uncle while she went on vacation with her boyfriend and toddler. She returned a week later and picked the children up at the aunt's home. She soon after heard that her eleven year old daughter who had been staying with the relatives was accusing her uncle of touching her private area and breasts while she was in bed. The prosecution investigated the case and conducted two SAIN interviews, one with the alleged victim and the other with her brother, the first complaint witness who also stayed with the relatives. The uncle was subsequently charged with two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under the age of fourteen a felony under G.L. c. 265 Section 13B. The defendant is not a citizen. As such, nothing short of an acquittal could ensure against his deportation. After nearly two years of preparation Attorney Neyman took this case to trial. The jury found our client not guilty.

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  • Somerville District Court: Charges of Identify Fraud Against Marketing Executive to be Dismissed

    Our client is a local marketing executive at a downtown Boston firm. The prosecution alleged that in November of 2015, desperate for money the client stole her roommates' mother's identity to obtain credit for purchasing a car. An elaborate plan was devised in which all debt incurred by our client was attributed to the victim. The victim had no knowledge of the plan as her bills were diverted to our client's address. When the plot unraveled the defendant was caught and charged with identity fraud on violation of G.L. c. 266 Section 37E. Attorney Neyman was hired and able to get pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. All charges will be dismissed in one year.

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  • Worcester District Court: Charges of Possession of a Firearm Without a License and Improper Storage of a Firearm Dismissed Against Tennessee Man Working in Massachusetts

    The defendant lives in Tennessee where the laws do not require gun owners to have an FID card or license to carry. He is a welder who has top security clearance to work on government contracted jobs and nuclear plants. One of his jobs took him to Auburn, Massachusetts. He stayed in a hotel and kept his gun with him in the room. He also left the gun in the room when he went out to work back in April of 2016. The weapon was stolen from the room. The man reported the theft and was charged with gun possession, G.L. c. 269 Section 10(a) and improper storage of a firearm under G.L. c. 140 Secton 131L. Our office succeeded in litigating a motion to dismiss the gun charges.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Pretrial Probation for Man Charged With Heroin Possession

    Our client was charged with heroin possession the Lawrence, Massachusetts. Police arrested him after their surveillance officers observed him purchasing heroin from a known drug dealer and then inject the drug in his car. He was placed on pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. He violated his probation and the case was put back on the trial list. Our office was hired and Attorney Stephen Neyman was able to get the man back on pretrial probation. The case will be dismissed.

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  • Boston Municipal Court: Charges of Operating to Endanger Dismissed After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a film maker living in Boston, Massachusetts. Several weeks ago he was traveling through the South Station Tunnel where he was observed cutting across several lanes of traffic nearly causing a multiple car collision. A Massachusetts State Trooper witnessing the event pulled him over and charged him with operating negligently so as to endanger, a crime under G.L. c. 90 Section 24. A clerk magistrate hearing was scheduled for today. Attorney Neyman appeared on behalf of the defendant and got the charges dismissed. No complaint issued.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Charges of Criminal Harassment Dismissed

    In August of 2015 members of the North Andover, Massachusetts Police Department met with residents of an upscale neighborhood who complained about getting flat tires from roofing nails on their property. Investigators checked the area and found driveways and lawns saturated with these nails. A security videotape was located and on it the police saw a man taking objects from a bag and throwing them on the various lawns and driveways where the nails were found. Some of the victims positively identified the defendant as the person in video. He was charged with criminal harassment, G.L. c. 265 Section 43A and felony malicious destruction to property G.L. c. 266 Section 127. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the criminal harassment charges dismissed and the remaining charges were given pretrial probatin or continued without a finding.

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

    On May 20, 2016 members of the Haverhill, Massachusetts Police Department were dispatched to a residence for a call of a domestic assault and battery. They arrived to find the victim visibly upset and shaking. She complained that our client, the defendant started destroying property during an argument and ultimately kneeing her in the back. The defendant was immediately placed under arrest and charged with Domestic Assault and Battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. He hired Attorney Neyman to represent him. Today, all charges were dismissed prior to trial.

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  • West Roxbury District Court: Possession With Intent to Distribute Class B and Possession Class B Charges Dismissed

    The defendant is a thirty-eight year old car salesman living in the greater Boston area. It is alleged that on March 24, 2016 members of the Boston Police Department Drug Control Unit were monitoring a location known for high volume drug sales. The observed the defendant pull up to the location on his cell phone and make contact with a black male. The defendant exited his car and pulled a bag out of his trunk. He and the black male went back into his car and officers saw what they believed to be a drug transaction. The two separated and the black male was detained by the police. He told the officers that he purchased some marijuana from our client. Our client was then stopped and found in possession of marijuana, some class B drugs and drug distribution paraphernalia. He was charged with, among other things, possession with intent to distribute class B, a G.L. c. 94C Section 32A violation, possession of class B, in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 34 and distribution of class D, a crime under G.L. c. 94C Section 32C. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get those charges dismissed.

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  • Fall River District Court: Charges of Leaving the Scene With Personal Injury Against New Jersey Truck Driver Dismissed

    The defendant is a truck driver from New Jersey. The prosecution alleged that in August of 2016, the defendant was driving a truck with a trailer carrying a motor boat. He ran a stop sign and got into an accident injuring an occupant of another car. He left the scene and was located several blocks away by police officers responding to the scene. The man was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury a misdemeanor in accordance with G.L. c. 90 Section 24. This charge cannot be continued without a finding and a guilty verdict would result in the defendant losing his license and unable to drive for work. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the charges dismissed.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Charges of Trafficking Cocaine and Trafficking Heroin Dismissed

    On May 10, 2016, following a collective investigation with the Manchester, New Hampshire DEA and the Lawrence, Massachusetts police an informant placed an order for over fifty grams of heroin.  The informant agreed to meet with a known drug dealer and consummate a deal for the drugs. Surveillance was established and the suspected dealer was seen engaging in a drug sale. The buyer was stopped and identified by the informant as the person he put in contact with the dealer. Further surveillance established that the drug dealer was operating out of a residence in Lawrence. A search warrant was issued and executed. During the search large quantities of heroin and cocaine were located along with a significant amount of drug trafficking paraphernalia. Also, during the search the defendant was seen packaging and weighing identifiable quantities of drugs. He was charged with trafficking cocaine and trafficking heroin in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 32E. Today Attorney Neyman was able to get the trafficking charges dismissed.

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  • Waltham District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Local Woman Dismissed

    On July 30, 2016 members of the Waltham, Massachusetts police department responded to a call reporting a disturbance at a local residence. They met with a man identifying himself as the boyfriend of a woman with whom he was having relationship issues. An argument became heated during which the accused beat the boyfriend with her shoes. The victim showed the police injuries and the woman was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 Section 13M and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, a felony under G.L. c. 265 Section 15A. Attorney Neyman was retained to represent the defendant. Today, all charges were dismissed.

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

    On November 20, 2015 members of the East Bridgewater Police Department responded to a call of a domestic altercation. The officers immediately met with the victim who is the wife of the accused. She complained that her ribs hurt and that the defendant kicked her in the ribs and punched her in the mouth. Officers observed bruising and a swollen lip. The woman further complained that her husband threw her cell phone in the toilet when she tried to contact the police. She was transported to the hospital where her complaints were examined, confirmed and documented. The defendant was charged with witness intimidation and domestic assault and battery pursuant to G.L. c. 268 Section 13B and G.L. c. 265 Section 13M respectively. The accused hired our office to represent him. Today, all charges were dismissed.

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  • Quincy District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Against MBTA Employee Dismissed

    On April 2, 2016 Randolph, Massachusetts police responded to a call for a domestic assault and battery at a residence. They arrived and met with the victim, the defendant's wife. The victim told the officers that her husband was drunk and the two got into an argument. During the dispute our client allegedly grabbed the woman by the throat. With the help of her cousin she was able to break free from his grip. Officers observed red marks and bruising on her neck and scratches on her shoulders and face. The defendant, an MBTA worker was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed.

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  • Ayer District Court: Pretrial Probation for Physician Charged With Operating to Endanger

    The defendant is a physician who in October of 2015 was charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24. The victim claimed to be severely injured as a result of this incident and objected to any resolution of the case that did not involve a conviction. Any form of conviction or admission for the defendant could result in a loss of her medical license. Notwithstanding the objection of the victim, today Attorney Neyman was able to secure pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87 for the defendant. She will have no criminal record and her medical license will not be impacted.

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  • Worcester Superior Court: Personal Recognizance for Man Accused of Stealing Nearly 20 Million

    The defendant is a local businessman who, after a one and a half year investigation was indicted for allegedly stealing nearly twenty million dollars from the state. At the time of arraignment the defense was given nearly two thousand pages of grand jury minutes detailing how the alleged theft came about. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the accused at the inception of this investigation. Today, at the arraignment and bail hearing our client was released on personal recognizance.

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  • Barnstable District Court: Charges of Possession With Intent to Distribute Class D and Carrying a Dangerous Weapon Dismissed

    On July 18, 2016 a Massachusetts State Trooper on patrol observed a car being operated by the defendant driving 79 in a 55 limit zone. The officer stopped the vehicle and contacted the operator. The trooper noted a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the car. He asked the defendant if he had any marijuana. The defendant admitted to possession of 20 grams that he produced from a backpack in the back seat of his car. While doing so the trooper saw a knife in the defendant's possession. He also saw a scale in plain view. The defendant was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana , G.L. c. 94C Section 32C  and possession of a dangerous weapon in violation of G.L. c. 269 Section 10(b). Today. Attorney Neyman was able to get both charges dismissed.

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  • Malden District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Local Woman Dismissed

    On July 12, 2015 members of the Malden Police Department responded to a call of a possible domestic assault and battery. Officers arrived at the residence to find the victim shirtless and with scratches on his neck and behind his ear. The victim complained that he and his girlfriend were in an argument that became violent. The girlfriend is the defendant in this case. She too was interviewed by the police and she admitted to assaulting the victim out of jealousy. The defendant was arrested and charged with a violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get that case dismissed.

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  • Plymouth District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Plymouth Woman Dismissed

    On August 30, 2016 members of the Plymouth, Massachusetts Department responded to a 911 call for a domestic assault and battery in progress. They arrived to find the defendant and her husband fighting. The husband complained that the defendant hit him over the head with a blender during an argument. The wife told a similar story to the police and she was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery, a crime under G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. The woman hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent her. A quick trial date was scheduled. Today, all charges were dismissed.

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  • Lowell District Court: Felony Assault With a Firearm Charge Dismissed

    The defendant is an EMT who was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, assault and domestic assault. These crimes are set out in G.L. c. 265 Section 15B and G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. According to local police officers a 911 call was placed by a woman claiming that her former boyfriend had threatened her by making assaultive gestures and placing his firearm before her in a threatening manner. These actions were alleged to have occurred following the parties breaking up. Once arrested the man hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Today, the felony charge was dismissed. The remaining misdemeanor charges were continued without a finding. The man will not have a criminal record and all charges will be dismissed following a successful completion of probation.

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  • Belchertown District Court: Pretrial Probation for College Student Charged With Felony Larceny Over $250

    Last year our client was a freshman at a prestigious college in the western part of Massachusetts. The prosecution alleged that she stole credit cards from her roommate and another person and charged several thousand dollars to the card for personal purchases. The university police collaborated with the local police and issued charges of larceny  over $250 and credit card fraud, violations of G.L. c. 266 Section 30 and G.L. c. 266 Section 37C respectively. The young woman hired our office to represent her. Today, our office was able to secure pretrial probation for the woman pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. The woman will have no criminal record and there is no restitution to be paid.

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  • Framingham District Court: Request for Permanent Restraining Order Denied

    The defendant and his wife have been estranged following allegations of abuse against the husband. A 209A abuse and prevention order issued against our client prior to our office being involved in the case. The wife has attempted on multiple occasions to have the order extended permanently. It is the defendant's belief that such efforts are being exerted to manipulate child custody and visitation schedules in collateral proceedings. To this end the wife has made unsupported claims that she has been assaulted by our client in the past. Today, Attorney Neyman successfully defended another attempt by the wife to extend the restraining order permanently.

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  • Lowell District Court: Request for Restitution Dismissed After Hearing

    The defendant was involved in a motor vehicle crime incident over one year ago. Our office succeeded in getting all charges dismissed with the understanding that the victim could have a hearing on the issue of restitution. The victim complained that our client's actions resulted in a substantial financial loss totaling several thousand dollars. A restitution hearing was scheduled for today. Attorney Neyman was able to get all the matter dismissed. Our client owes the victim nothing.

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  • Cambridge District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Against College Student Dismissed

    On September 11, 2016 members of a local university police department were dispatched to an apartment for a domestic dispute. A witness heard a woman yell that she was going to rip the other person's ear off. The officers entered the apartment and observed the woman with blood on her leg. The police quickly noticed no cuts or bruises on the woman. The other party, the woman's boyfriend was seen bleeding from his left ear and with cuts on his face. The man claimed that the defendant did this to him and the women was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery, a crime under G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. Attorney Neyman was hired. Since the defendant's academic status was in jeopardy due to the pending criminal matter our office scheduled a very quick trial date. Today, all charges were dismissed.

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  • Norfolk Superior Court: Drug Charges Continued Without a Finding

    The Massachusetts State Police were involved in a protracted drug trafficking investigation in the fall of 2015. Surveillance was established throughout areas of Norfolk County where specific known drug dealers would conduct high level drug sales. Various individuals were observed driving to and from drug distribution locations. These people were seen engaging in drug activities as distributors, couriers and resale purchasers on multiple occasions. Consequently, the investigation focused on a select number of subjects among whom was our client. One of the suspected dealers was seen making multiple stops at our client's home in Braintree, Massachusetts. During one of the stops a known drug dealer entered with an empty backpack. He exited our client's home minutes later with the same backpack being full. That individual and his driver left and were stopped, searched and apprehended after the police found a significant quantity of marijuana in the backpack. Subsequently, a search warrant was obtained for our client's home. During the search marijuana, packaging materials, other drugs and cash were found. The quantities warranted superior court indictments. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get our client's drug charge continued without a finding.

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  • Norfolk Superior Court: Marijuana Trafficking Case Dismissed

    In October of 2013 Braintree Firefighters were dispatched to a home for a report of a fire alarm going off. Responders made entry to the property and observed it to be empty with the exception of large quantities of marijuana throughout the home. The police were called and a search warrant issued. During the search hundreds of pounds of marijuana were located. The apartment was rented to our client, a young woman who apparently resided in Boston, not the Braintree residence. She was charged with trafficking marijuana and faced a mandatory minimum sentence. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

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  • Cambridge District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Against Restaurant Chain Owner to be Dismissed

    The defendant is an entrepreneur who owns a chain of high end sandwich shops throughout the country. In April of this year Cambridge, Massachusetts police officers were called to a high end location for a report of an ongoing domestic matter. They arrived to find a man and his wife clearly upset. The woman was covered in red markings, scratches and bruises. The victim identified the man as her husband and told the officers that she had been beaten. The man admitted to assaulting and hitting his wife and charges were brought under the Massachusetts domestic assault and battery statute, G.L. c. 265 Section 15M. The man hired our office to represent him. Today, Attorney Stephen Neyman prevailed upon the district attorney's office to agree to pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. All charges will be dismissed shortly.

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  • Norfolk Superior Court: Cocaine Trafficking Case Dismissed Against Local Woman

    The prosecution alleged that on April 29, 2015 members of the Braintree Police Department were engaged in a drug investigation involving large scale distribution of cocaine. They observed a known drug user enter a vehicle registered to a Dominican woman. An Hispanic male was driving the car, the woman was in the passenger seat. The known drug user was seen exiting the car and was detained by officers who observed him to be in possession of some cocaine. He admitted to purchasing the drugs from the driver of this vehicle. Subsequently, that vehicle, the driver and female passenger became additional targets to this investigation. Throughout the remainder of the investigation this couple was seen engaging in multiple drug deals. A few months later, after documenting these deals the two were seen engaging in a sale to another male who was also detained and questioned by the officers. The buyer was seen purchasing from the woman. This time the buyer alerted the police not only to the identity of the sellers but also informed the officers that a large quantity of the drug remained in the vehicle. Surveillance and backup officers descended on the woman's car. Several ounces of cocaine were found in the vehicle. In the backseat of the car officers found the woman's young daughter. The parties were arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine, a violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 32E. The woman hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent her. Today, all charges were dismissed.

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  • Lowell District Court: Gun Possession Charges Against Chelmsford Man to be Dismissed

    On September 10, 2015 the defendant was served with a 209A restraining order commanding him to stay away from is wife. At the time the order was served officers learned that the defendant had a cache of firearms in the home including high capacity firearms and handguns. It was later determined that the defendant did not have the requisite license to carry the weapons. He was charged with a violation of G.L. c. 269 Section 10(h), unlawful gun possession. He hired our office to represent him. We initially succeeded in getting the high capacity charges dismissed outright. Today, Attorney Neyman prevailed upon a judge to continue the remaining gun cases without a finding. All charges will be dismissed.

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  • Middlesex Superior Court: Bail Reduced for Boston Man Charged With Drug Trafficking

    The defendant was charged with trafficking cocaine in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 32E. He is facing a mandatory minimum eight year prison sentence. The prosecution alleged that police were alerted by a confidential informant to the possibility of a large scale cocaine trafficking case in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The police followed up on the lead. Their information was corroborated when the defendant and his accomplice entered a gas station parking lot, the purported location for the deal. The defendant entered an adjacent store. The officers, acting in an undercover capacity approached the car and saw the passenger holding a large quantity of cocaine. Both parties were arrested and arraigned. Bail was set. Afterwards, one of the defendants hired our office to get the bail reduced. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the bail significantly reduced.

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  • Peabody District Court: Restraining Order Modified and to be Vacated

    The defendant and complainant are husband and wife. Following a domestic dispute that became violent and resulted in criminal charges the complainant applied for and obtained a restraining order against the defendant. He in turn immediately hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to appear in court and move to modify and vacate the order. In just a few days we were able to schedule a hearing at which time the 209A restraining order was modified and agreed to be vacated in two weeks.

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  • West Roxbury District Court: Felony Assault Charges Does Not Issue After Contentious Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant and the complainant work together at a mental health facility in Boston, Massachusetts. The complainant alleged that on June 29, 2016 she was at work waiting to be relieved of her shift by the defendant. The defendant got to work late and the two had words. The complainant alleged that during the course of their verbal dispute the defendant grabbed her by the throat and struck her several times. The complainant was pregnant at that time. She called her supervisor and then went to the hospital to be examined. The police were called and a statement was taken. Subsequently, a summons issued for a clerk magistrate hearing. The defendant was charged with assault and battery on a pregnant person, a felony under G.L. c. 265 Section 13A. The accused immediately contacted our office. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to convince the clerk magistrate not to issue the complaint.

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  • Lowell District Court: Possession of Class C Drug Charges Dismissed

    In January of 2016 the defendant was stopped for a motor vehicle violation. While accessing his license and registration officers observed a few plastic bags in plain view containing pills. The suspect was asked what substances were in the baggies. He rattled off over a half dozen names of pills for which he did not have a prescription. All of the pills were classified as class C substances under Massachusetts law. The man was charged with violating G.L. c. 94 Section 32, unlawful possession of drugs. Our office was hired to defend the accused. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charged dismissed.

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  • Lowell District Court: Operating to Endanger Charge Against Health Club Manager Dismissed

    The prosecution alleged that in January of this year a Chelmsford, Massachusetts police officer responded to the scene of an accident. Witnesses to the incident stated that the defendant was driving his car at a very high rate of speed along narrow roads, traveling on lawns, hitting mailboxes and sideswiping parked cars. The responding officers saw damage to the defendant's car consistent having been involved in the activity described by the witnesses. Charges of operating negligently so as to endanger in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24 issued. Attorney Neyman was retained to represent the defendant. Today, all charges were dismissed.

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  • Cambridge District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Belmont Businessman Dismissed

    On April 10, 2015 members of the Belmont Police Department were dispatched to a posh home for a 911 call. They arrived to find the defendant bleeding. The victim was screaming at him to leave the premises. The police interviewed the parties and an independent witness and quickly learned that in a moment of rage the defendant grabbed the victim and refused to let her go. Her response resulted in him sustaining a cut for which no medical treatment was necessary. The police quickly separated the parties and arrested the man. He was charged with domestic assault and battery. He hired our office. Attorney Stephen Neyman filed a motion to dismiss which was heard today. After the hearing all charges were dismissed.

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  • Newburyport District Court: Local Man Found Not Responsible After Driving 40 Over The Speed Limit

    The defendant is a local man who several months ago was pulled over for traveling forty miles per hour over the speed limit. He was given a motor vehicle citation. He applied for a clerk magistrate hearing. There, he unsuccessfully represented himself. He then contacted our office to handle his appeal. Attorney Neyman represented him and was able to win the motor vehicle appeal. The man was found not responsible.

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  • Westborough District Court: Charge of Unlicensed Operation Against College Student Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    On February 7, 2016 the defendant, a local college student was pulled over for speeding. He was driving 88 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone. The officer who stopped him quickly learned that the man was originally from another country and had only a learner's permit and an international license in his possession. A summons  for a clerk magistrate hearing issued. The man was overseas and unable to make the hearing and a criminal complaint for unlicensed operation under G.L. c. 90 Section 10 issued. He then hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Today, Attorney Neyman went into court and was able to get the case dismissed prior to arraignment.

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  • Malden District Court: OUI Case Against Local Contractor Dismissed

    The prosecution alleged that on June 6, 2015 members of the Massachusetts State Police and Everett, Massachusetts police officers set up a sobriety checkpoint in Route 16 in Everett. Officers made contact with the defendant's car and immediately noticed an odor of an alcoholic beverage. The defendant was ordered to move his car into a screening area. The defendant's eyes were bloodshot and glassy. His speech was impaired. He admitted to consuming about three beers. Several field sobriety tests were administered. The defendant allegedly failed all of them. Officers determined that he was impaired and he was arrested and charged with OUI in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed.

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  • Brookline District Court: Charges of Operating Uninsured Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    On April 30, 2016 a Brookline police officer on routine patrol observed a motor vehicle with an expired registration sticker being driven on a public street. The officer conducted a routine traffic stop and soon learned that the driver of the car was uninsured. A summons for arraignment on a criminal complaint issued charging the driver with violating G.L. c. 90 Section 34J. The arraignment was scheduled for today. Our office was able to get all charges dismissed prior to arraignment.

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  • Dedham District Court: Operating to Endanger Case to be Dismissed

    On December 26, 2015 a Dover, Massachusetts police officer was dispatched to a motorcycle crash. The officer arrived to find the vehicle heavily damaged and debris spread over the road. An investigation and an eyewitness account revealed that the driver of the vehicle was proceeding at a high rate of speed, lost control of the motorcycle and crashed. The driver fled the scene. A cell phone found at the scene led the officers to the defendant who was located in a Rhode Island hospital. He had sustained severe injuries in the crash. The driver was interrogated by the police and he confessed to having driven the motorcycle. Multiple motor vehicle charges were filed as well as operating to endanger under G.L. c. 90 Section 24. The defendant hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. Today, the operating to endanger charge was continued without a finding. It will be dismissed in six months.

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  • Salem District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Application Dismissed After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant and his accuser have a child together and are in the middle of visitation and custody proceedings. The accuser alleged that on June 29, 2016 the defendant committed a battery on her. She complained that this occurred in a conference room in the courthouse where the two were trying to come to an agreement on a parenting plan. She went to the local police station and was advised to apply for a complaint at the Salem District Courthouse. She did and a hearing was promptly scheduled for a violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 15M. The defendant hired our office to represent him. Attorney Neyman convinced the clerk magistrate that no probable cause existed and that no complaint should issue. The clerk magistrate agreed and the application was dismissed.

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  • Plymouth District Court: Shoplifting Case Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    The defendant is a young woman who was shopping a a local store a few days ago. She apparently gave in to temptation and took several items from the store without making payment for them. She was approached by loss prevention who detained her and eventually called the police. The officers gave her a criminal summons charging her with shoplifting, a crime under G.L. c. 266 Section 30A. Today, the day of arraignment our office succeeded in getting all charges dismissed, prior to arraignment.

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  • Lowell District Court: No Money Owed After Restitution Hearing on Criminal Case

    The defendant had an assault and battery case that was resolved with a continuance without a finding. A restitution hearing was scheduled to determine how much money the defendant would have to pay as a condition of his cwof. Attorney Neyman represented the man today at the restitution hearing. It was determined that no money was owed.

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  • Dorchester District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Case Against Boston Businessman Dismissed

    On January 27, 2016 Boston police responded to a call from a woman claiming to have been assaulted by her husband. The officers arrived to find the woman crying, clothes torn and bruised. She told the officers that her husband had suspected her of having an affair with a neighbor and wanted to see her cell phone. She put it in her bra at which time the man grabbed a kitchen knife and cut her shirt and bra. After getting control of the phone the defendant then began slapping and hitting the woman. The man was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 13M and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon in violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 15B. Attorney Neyman was retained and a trial date was scheduled. Today, all charges were dismissed.

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  • Framingham District Court: Pretrial Probation for Professor Charged With Violating 209A Restraining Order

    The defendant is a professor who lives and works out of state. He is tenured at a major university. The prosecution alleged that in February of 2015 the man contacted his soon to be ex-wife and children through a third party notwithstanding the existence of a valid 209A restraining order. Based on the history of the relationship between the parties the prosecution wanted a guilty finding. Anything short of pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87 would likely result in the defendant losing his job and becoming unemployable in his field. After over a year of fighting for out client today Attorney Neyman was able to get pretrial probation. The man will have no criminal record.

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  • Ayer District Court: General Continuance For Man Charged With Malicious Destruction to Property – – Case to be Dismissed

    Shortly before Christmas 2015 the defendant was driving his car in a parking lot in a suburban Boston strip mall. He was stopped waiting for a car to back up so that he could take over that parking space. A car behind him beeped several times. The defendant took exception to this, got out of his car, and with his elbow broke the rear windshield of the victims automobile. The police were called to the scene. The defendant was charged with malicious destruction to property over $250, a felony in Massachusetts. Today, attorney Neyman was able to get a general continuance for the defendant. All charges will be dismissed out right in December. 

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  • Boston Municipal Court: Knowingly Permitting an Unlicensed Driver Charges Dismissed After Clerk's Hearing

    The defendant owns a large web based company in New England. The prosecution alleged that a few months ago a Boston, Massachusetts police officer stopped a vehicle being driven by a woman. The vehicle belonged to our client who was in the front passenger seat. The woman, after producing her license was cited for various motor vehicle infractions. Several weeks later a woman with the same name as the operator of our client's car appeared at the police station when she learned about the previously issued citations. It turns out that this woman lost her license at a local bar and the person driving our client presented this document when she was stopped. Consequently, our client was charged under Melanie's law, G.L. c. 90 Section 12 for knowingly permitting an unlicensed driver to operate his car. He hired Stephen Neyman for the case. Today, at a clerk magistrate hearing all charges were dismissed.

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  • Newburyport District Court: Negligent Operation and Operating to Endanger Charges Do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a college student who was visiting with family in a northern New England resort town. He was on his way back to school and travelling on Route 95 when he briefly fell asleep behind the wheel of his car. The car crashed. Police immediately responded to the scene. After a brief investigation the accused was cited for operation negligently and operating so as to endanger under G.L. c. 90 Section 24.  A clerk magistrate hearing was scheduled in the Newburyport District Court. Attorney Neyman represented the man. No complaint issued.

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  • Taunton District Court: Sex For Fee Case Against Automotive Repair Shop Owner Dismissed

    The defendant owns a very successful automotive repair shop in southeastern Massachusetts. The prosecution alleged that on March 23, 2016 the defendant responded to an advertisement on backpage.com soliciting males interested in sex. The meeting place was a local hotel. The defendant entered and met with an undercover female police officer. The two negotiated a price for certain sexual acts. Money was exchanged. An arrest team then moved in and arrested the defendant. He was charged with sexual conduct for a fee, a crime according to G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. Today, Attorney Neyman got the charges dismissed.

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  • Salem District Court: Default Warrant Issued Pursuant to Probation Violation Removed

    The defendant is a fifty-five year old woman who was on probation for an OUI. She was issued a probation violation notice after showing up to the alcohol awareness program intoxicated. She failed to appear in court and a default warrant issued for her arrest. Once she learned of the warrant she called our office. Attorney Neyman immediately went into court with her, had the warrant removed and probation with the same conditions reimposed.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Heroin Possession Charges Against College Student Dismissed

    The defendant is a freshman in college. The prosecution alleged that in June of 2014 detective from the Lawrence, Massachusetts police narcotics unit observed activity consistent with drug dealing. Specifically, the defendant and two other Caucasian males were walking through a predominantly Hispanic neighborhood. They seemed to be looking for someone and kept checking their cell phones in the process. Ultimately, a known drug dealer was observed meeting up with our client and his friends and engaging in what appeared to be a drug transaction. Our client and his friends left in a vehicle that failed to stop at a light. Officers stopped the vehicle and saw in plain view heroin. Our client was charged with possession of heroin, a crime under G.L. c. 94C Section 34. Attorney Neyman was hired to defend the man. Today, all charges were dismissed outright.

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  • Haverhill District Court: Heroin Possession Case Results in General Continuance and Dismissal

    The defendant lives out of state. In December of 2015 he was observed by a civilian purchasing heroin and shooting up in his car in a fast food store parking lot in Haverhill, Massachusetts. The person making the observation called the police, alerting them to the direction the defendant was headed in his car after ingesting the drugs. Officers caught up to the car and made contact with the defendant. They asked him to exit the vehicle. He consented to a search of the car. Officers located drugs in the car and on the defendant's person. He was arrested and charged with possession of heroin in a G.L. c. 94C Section 34 violation. He hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Today, during a hearing on a motion to suppress the stop and search the prosecution, realizing the problems with its case agreed to a general continuance of the charges. The case will be dismissed in 90 days.

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  • Taunton District Court: Default Removed on Open and Gross Lewdness and Disorderly Person Case

    In mid-April of this year the defendant was charged with several counts of open and gross lewdness and disorderly person following series of offense sexual events in local stores. He was summonsed to court and defaulted on his arraignment date. His family hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him on the case. Today, we went into court in Taunton to remove the default and start defending the case. The default warrant was successfully removed without consequence to the defendant.

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  • Waltham District Court: Bail Restrictions Lifted and GPS Device Removed After Bail Hearing

    The defendant has been charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and domestic assault and battery following a fight in which his girlfriend's former partner was stabbed. Initially G.L. c. 276 Section 58A conditions were set keeping the defendant away from his girlfriend. He was also required to were a GPS tracking device. Today, the man retained our office for his case. Our first order of business was to get his bail conditions modified. We succeeded in doing so by getting the stay away lifted and the GPS removed.

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  • Wrentham District Court: Charge of Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle to be Dismissed

    The defendant manages a car dealership in suburban Boston. He has a significant criminal record involving multiple motor vehicle crime convictions. Several weeks ago he was caught driving without being licensed. A conviction would result in a guaranteed loss of license and he would have been terminated from his employment. He hired Attorney Neyman to represent him. Today, notwithstanding he criminal record the case was continued without a finding. The charges will be dismissed in a few months and he will not lose his license.

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  • Malden District Court: Criminal Complaint Application to be Dismissed After Clerk's Hearing

    The defendant is a marketing executive working for a large property management company. Her employer became suspicious when gift cards it had given to customers went missing and purchases in the thousands of dollars were made on them. The matter was reported to local detectives who conducted a lengthy investigation into her suspected activities. A trail of purchases led the investigators to the defendant, an employee of the victimized company. The suspect was brought into the police station for questioning at which time she confessed to having committed the crime. An application for a criminal complaint charging larceny issued followed by a clerk magistrate. Attorney Neyman was hired to defend the accused. Our office succeeded in convincing the clerk magistrate not to issue a complaint.

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  • Falmouth District Court: Drug Possession With Intent Against Landscaper Dismissed

    In January of 2015 members of a joint task force involving Cape Cod police and ATF agents served and executed a search warrant on a home in Mashpee. During the course of the search officers located a significant number of marijuana plants, grow lights, packaging materials and some hash oil. Officers had been watching this operation for months and believed that the defendant was a major drug supplier in that area. He was arrested and charged with several counts of possession with the intent to distribute marijuana in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 32C, possession with intent to distribute hash oil and manufacturing. He hired Attorney Neyman to represent him. Today, the case against the man was dismissed.

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  • Falmouth District Court: Possession With Intent, Cocaine and School Zone Offense Dismissed After Successful Motion to Suppress

    In June of 2015 the defendant was pulled over by a Falmouth Police Officer for driving a vehicle with an illegible license plate. After the stop the officer smelled the odor of unburnt marijuana coming from the defendant who happened to be clinging to a backpack. The defendant was operating without insurance, an arrestable offense. The officer called for backup. Another officer arrived with a drug sniffing dog. The dog hit on the backpack. Officers then searched the backpack and found in excess of eight grams of cocaine, enough to satisfy a trafficking charge. Attorney was able to get the prosecution to keep the case in the district court and drop the charges to possession with intent in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 32C. We filed a motion to suppress the stop and seizure. Today, we prevailed on that motion and all drug charges were dismissed.

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  • Lowell District Court: Assault and Battery on a Police Officer and Related Charges to be Dismissed Against Local Man

    The prosecution alleged that on May 28, 2015 at 11:20 a.m. Lowell, Massachusetts police officers responded to a fight near the John Street garage. The officers observed a male, our client, strike another male in the face with his fist. As the officers approached to intervene the man started yelling "fuck the police". This man's angry and aggressive behavior escalated and he started punching and kicking the officers. One of the officers was transported to the hospital for treatment for injuries inflicted by the accused. The man was charged with two counts of assault and battery on a police officer, G.L. c. 265 Section 13D, resisting arrest, G.L. c. 268 Section 32B and disorderly conduct, G.L. c. 272 Section 53. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding. If the defendant remains free from criminal legal trouble for a period of time the charges will be dismissed.

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  • Lowell District Court: Local Electrician Not Ordered to Pay Restitution After Hearing Following Operating to Endanger That Was Continued Without a Finding

    Several months ago our client received a continuance without a finding on a very serious motor vehicle crime that resulted in personal injuries and property damage. A condition was that out client pay restitution in an amount to be determined after a hearing. The victim claimed that he was owed in excess of eight thousand dollars in restitution stemming from this incident. After a contested and heated hearing, the judge denied the victim's request and our client does not have to pay any restitution.

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  • Dedham District Court: Charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident Against Bus Driver to be Dismissed

    The defendant is a bus driver living in Boston, Massachusetts. On March 31, 2015 he was operating a bus that struck a passenger vehicle in Norwood, Massachusetts. The defendant and the driver of the other vehicle had an exchange outside of their vehicles just after the incident. The other driver then went to call the police at which time the defendant fled the scene. He was later charged with leaving the scene of an accident in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24. The man hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Today, the man was given pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. All charges will be dismissed.

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  • Plymouth District Court: Default Removed, Warrant Recalled and Probation Terminate for South Shore Contractor

    Several years ago the defendant was charged with a motor vehicle crime. He represented himself. He was placed on probation. He failed to honor the conditions of his probation and was arrested. He went to court, got nervous and left the courthouse without taking care of his case. The man stayed clear of authorities for two years. However, his failure to complete probation coupled with his default resulted in a loss of license. He was ultimately terminated from his employment. Two days ago the defendant hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to remove his default and defend his probation violation hearing. Today we went into court. The default was removed and the warrant was recalled. In addition, Attorney Neyman was able to get probation terminated. The case is over.

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  • Framingham District Court: Felony Larceny Charges Against Nursing Student to be Dismissed

    The defendant is a nursing student. She works as an intern in a nursing home in Worcester and is not a citizen. In mid January this woman and a friend were shopping at a store in a local mall. Collectively they stole over $1,000 worth of clothes and other items from several stores in the mall. They were apprehended and charged with larceny over $250, in violation of G.L. c. 266 Section 30, a felony in Massachusetts. Any sort of conviction or even a continuance without a finding would result in the defendant being denied citizenship. Deportation could result as well. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the defendant pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. In six months the case will be dismissed. There will be no immigration consequences.

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  • Suffolk Superior Court: Successful Defense of Prosecutor's Attempt to Increase Bail

    The defendant has been charged with human trafficking (G.L. c. 265 Section 50); possession of illicit material depicting a child in the nude (G.L. c. 272 Section 29) and photographing a child in the nude unsuspectingly (G.L. c. 272 Section 105). Bail was set in the district court and successfully appealed to the superior court by our office last summer. The defendant was recently indicted on these charges and arraigned in the superior court. The assistant district attorney tried to get the bail increased substantially. Attorney Neyman contested the request and won. No additional bail was set.

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  • Brockton District Court: Larceny Charges do not Issue After Clerk's Hearing

    On  December 15, 2015 members of the Bridgewater, Massachusetts Police Department were dispatched to a residence for a report of a larceny. They met with a homeowner who had hired a maid service to clean her house on a weekly basis. On this occasion the woman returned home to find cash and prescription pills missing. The police contacted the maid service and learned that the defendant and one other person had cleaned this woman's home. The defendant had a prior complaint lodged against him for stealing prescription medications. The other maid stated that the defendant cleaned the room where the theft occurred. Before retaining counsel the defendant made the same statement but denied stealing the money or the drugs. He was summonsed to court for a clerk magistrate hearing for larceny charges, in violation of G.L. c. 266 Section 30. Attorney Neyman represented the man and the charges were dismissed. No complaint will issue.

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  • Roxbury District Court: Default Warrant Removed, Felony Larceny Case Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    The defendant is a computer programmer who legally migrated to this country over twenty years ago. In 1997 he was charged with larceny over $250, in violation of G.L. 266 Section 30 a felony in Massachusetts. The man never answered to the complaint and was placed on default. A warrant for his arrest issued. Just last week the man had contact with a police officer in his town for a personal matter not related to this case. The officer did a background check on the man and learned that he was in default and that a warrant issued nearly twenty years ago for his arrest. The pending case was a felony. The man hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. Today, we went into court, removed the default and got the case dismissed prior to arraignment.

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  • Boston Municipal Court: Charges of Sex For a Fee Against Local Finance Officer to be Dismissed

    The Boston Police alleged that several weeks ago an undercover sting operation was taking place in Boston wherein an advertisement was placed on the Internet soliciting people looking for sexual services. A downtown Boston businessman working at a major financial services firm responded to the add and made contact as directed in the listing. He followed the ad's instructions by going to a local hotel and knocking on the door of the room listed. There, negotiations for sexual services occurred and undercover officers converged on the defendant, arresting him and charging him with sex for a fee in violation of G.L. c. 272 Section 53. The man had a criminal record and he hired Attorney Neyman immediately. Over the objection of the prosecutor, today the case was continued without a finding for thirty days. All charges will be dismissed in a month.

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  • Brookline District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery, Disorderly Person and Resisting Arrest to be Dismissed

    On October 5, 2015 members of the Brookline, Massachusetts police department responded to a call for a fight in a posh neighborhood. They encountered the defendant, a local financier in an apparent state of inebriation. She was with her boyfriend who was bruised and bloodied. He told the officers that during an argument the woman attacked him, ripped the skin on his face and smashed his eyeglasses into his cheekbones. The officers then tried to discuss the matter with the woman who then became unruly and had to be arrested. During the process she resisted and assaulted the officers. The woman was charged with domestic assault and battery, G.L. c. 265 Section 13M, resisting arrest, G.L. c. 268 Section 32B and disorderly person, G.L. c. 272 Section 53. The woman hired attorney Stephen Neyman to represent her. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the woman pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. In six months all charges will be formally dismissed. She will have no criminal record.

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  • Salem District Court: OUI Case Dismissed Prior to Trial

    Several months ago the defendant was stopped by a Danvers, Massachusetts police officer for suspicious activity on a remote street. The officer contacted the driver who appeared intoxicated. He had trouble producing his license and registration. He was asked to perform several field sobriety tests and failed all of them. He refused the breathalyzer test after failing the temporary one given at the scene. He was then charged with OUI, G.L. c. 90 Section 24. The man hired Attorney Neyman who successfully argued a motion to suppress the stop and seizure. With the evidence having been suppressed the district attorney was unable to proceed and the case was dismissed earlier today, prior to trial.

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  • Lowell District Court: Personal Recognizance After Bail Hearing For Man Charged With Domestic Assault and Battery

    The defendant is a thirty year old man accused of domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. The prosecution alleged that over the weekend, the defendant and his girlfriend got into a verbal argument. The dispute escalated and ultimately the defendant grabbed the woman by the throat and tried to strangle her. Her roommate called the police who arrived, conducted an investigation and arrested the defendant. The defendant immediately contacted and hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. At the arraignment the assistant district attorney asked for bail. Attorney Neyman opposed the request. The judge agreed with our office and released the defendant on his personal recognizance.

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  • Lowell District Court: Pretrial Probation For Phone Company Worker Charged With Domestic Assault and Battery

    On August 16, 2015 members of the Tewksbury, Massachusetts Police Department responded to a call for a domestic disturbance. They arrived to find the victim in distress and bearing marks from a physical assault. The victim stated that during a verbal argument the defendant pushed her against a door and grabbed her neck, strangling her. The defendant was questioned by the police. The defendant naively admitted to the allegations at the scene. Charges of domestic assault and battery were brought pursuant to G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. Today, pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87 was imposed for a period of six months. At that time the case will be dismissed in its entirety.

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  • Salem District Court: Motion to Suppress Allowed in OUI Case

    On October 18, 2015 the defendant was driving his car on a quiet street just off of Route 114. A Danvers, Massachusetts police officer observed the defendant and another male outside of the vehicle. He approached and the two  men got back into the car. They then made a three point turn with the front of the defendant's vehicle partially entering the woods. The officer then passed the car at which time the driver (defendant) turned away, appearing nervous and leaving at a low rate of speed. The officer stopped the car, noticed that the defendant had been drinking and administered field sobriety tests.  The defendant failed these tests. He was charged with OUI in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24. Attorney Neyman was hired.  We filed a motion to suppress which was heard a couple of weeks ago. Today, a decision on the motion came out. The motion was allowed and all evidence seized after the stop is now excluded.

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  • Lowell District Court: Restraining Order Against Construction Worker Vacated

    Our client is a construction worker who was served with a 209A restraining order in October of last year. The order was to last for one year and prevented the man from contacting his former girlfriend. This order presented the man with severe hardships. The threat of a violation and the issuance of a criminal complaint constantly loomed. He hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to vacate the order. Today, after a hearing we were able to get the restraining order lifted.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Bail Conditions Modified to Permit Out of State Travel

    The defendant is in his sixties and charged with photographing an unsuspecting person in the nude. He lives out of state. Before our office represented him he was arraigned and conditions of bail were set that prevented him from traveling out of state. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the man on the underlying case. Today, we went into court and convinced the judge to modify the terms of bail to permit out of state travel.

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  • Salem District Court: General Continuance For Man Charged With Domestic Assault and Battery – Case to be Dismissed

    On November 13, 2015, shortly after midnight officers from the Danvers Police Department responded to an altercation in a church parking lot. A caller observed the defendant, a male construction worker, screaming at a woman and acting in a way perceived to be violent and threatening. The officers interviewed the woman who initially stated that during an argument she was struck by the defendant, her boyfriend. The man was charged with violating G.L. c. 265 Section 13M, the domestic assault and battery statute. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get a general continuance. If the defendant remains free from criminal legal problems the case will be dismissed. He will have no criminal record.

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  • Concord District Court: Heroin Possession Charges Against Local Man to be Dismissed

    Our client is laborer with a drug history and a prior drug case in Lowell, Massachusetts. Several months ago he was caught in possession of a bag of heroin that he was in the process of ingesting. The police who observed this arrested him and charged him with possession of a class A substance, to wit heroin in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 34. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the man. Today, we were able to get this case resolved under G.L. c. 111 Section 10. If our client successfully completes a drug treatment program the charges will be dismissed.

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  • Peabody District Court: Pretrial Probation for Woman Charged With Shoplifting Over $1,500 Worth of Goods

    The defendant and three others were shopping in the North Shore Mall and were approached by loss prevention officers. They were detained and questioned. During the course of the interrogation the store officials learned that over $1,500 of goods had been taken from the store. She was charged with shoplifting. Our client was found in possession of the items and also confessed to taking the same. Today, our office was able to get pretrial probation for the woman pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. All charges will be dismissed in 90 days.

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  • Peabody District Court: Woman Arrested For Fugitive From Justice Case Granted Bail

    Our client is a pharmacist who lived in another state over two thousand miles from Massachusetts. There, she had been investigate for a multitude of drug offenses stemming from her employment. She moved to Massachusetts and after doing so was indicted for several drug crimes in her former state. A warrant for her arrest issued. She was arrested in Peabody for being a fugitive from justice in violation of G.L. c. 276 Section 20A. The prosecution asked the judge to hold the woman without bail until the other state came to get her. This would have resulted in her being incarcerated for months in Massachusetts. However, today our office was able to get her bail which was posted.

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  • East Brookfield District Court: Operating Uninsured Case Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    The defendant is a college student who was driving a motor vehicle without having the car insured in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 34J. He was stopped by the police and given a citation to report to court for arraignment. He hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed prior to arraignment.

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  • Peabody District Court: Personal Recognizance Granted For Man Charged With Intimidation of a Witness

    The defendant drives a transportation and is involved in separation proceedings with the victim, his wife. Over the weekend the victim accused the defendant of going over to her house and threatening her for previously having him arrested on domestic assault and battery charges against her. Her allegations prompted another arrest and the man was held without bail over the weekend. Today, he was brought into court and arraigned on the new charges. The district attorney tried to have his bail revoked under G.L. c. 276 Section 58. Our office appeared on behalf of the defendant and convinced the judge to release the defendant on his own recognizance.

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  • Quincy District Court: OUI Drugs Charges Against Construction Worker Dismissed

    The defendant is a construction worker living and working in suburban Boston. The prosecution alleged that on August 1, 2014 a Massachusetts State Police officer was clearing a motor vehicle stop In Quincy when a car being driven by the defendant approached him at a high rate of speed and nearly hit him and his cruiser. The officer followed the driver and observed erratic driving. He stopped the car and observed the defendant's speech to be slurred. His eyes were bloodshot and glassy. The defendant was asked to get out of the car and to perform field sobriety tests. He did. He failed all of these tests. The officer then called another officer, a drug recognition expert to see if the defendant had been taking drugs. The DRE formed the opinion that he did and charges of OUI in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24 were filed. Today, prior to trial Attorney Neyman successfully moved to dismiss the OUI charges.

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  • Dedham District Court: Default Warrant Against Bus Driver Removed

    The defendant is bus driver living in the greater Boston area. In April of last year he was involved in an accident and later given a citation for leaving the scene of an accident with property damage. A summons for a clerk magistrate was sent out to an old address. Consequently he never went to the hearing and a criminal complaint issued. Again, a summons issued to that address. The defendant did not receive notice and he was defaulted. A warrant issued. In January of this year he saw a police officer he knew and was told that a warrant had issued for his arrest. The accused immediately called Attorney Neyman. Today, we went into court and had the default warrant removed without incident.

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  • Fall River Superior Court: Not Guilty Verdict After Cocaine Trafficking Trial

    The defendant is a demolition worker who lives in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The prosecution alleged that in the summer of 2014 members of the New Bedford Police started an investigation into alleged drug dealing activities involving the defendant. Controlled buys of powder cocaine and crack cocaine were made by an informant working with the police. The defendant was the alleged seller. After several successful transactions, the police obtained a search warrant targeting the defendant and his purported address. On August 19, 2014 officers forcibly entered the premises after observing several drug transactions outside the property that involved the defendant. Upon entry they secured the occupants, including the defendant. As the search commenced the police reported that the defendant led them to the hiding place were the drugs were kept and admitted that the drugs were his. A total of over 150 grams of cocaine were found. The defendant was charged with trafficking cocaine under G.L. c. 94C Section 32E. A minimum mandatory sentence of eight years on state prison would be imposed after a conviction. This week, Attorney Neyman took the case to trial. Today, a jury came back with a not guilty verdict on all counts of the indictment.

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  • Brighton District Court: Restraining Order Against Psychologist Vacated

    The defendant is a professional living in Boston. About two weeks ago her former boyfriend successfully applied for a G.L. c. 209A restraining order. A hearing was set for today. The woman hired our office to fight against any extension and to vacate the existing order. The plaintiff complained that he was struck from behind by our client with a hard object that rendered him unconscious. He presented corroborating medical evidence from a local hospital. Our office accumulated substantial evidence demonstrating that the restraining order was being used to manipulate our client and that is should be vacated. After a hearing the judge agreed not to extend the order and to vacate the existing order.

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  • Woburn District Court: Default Warrant Removed and Case Dismissed Against Local Physician

    The defendant had been placed on pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87 for a sex offense. At the end of the probationary period the probation department claimed that the defendant did not honor the pretrial conditions. As such, a warrant issued and the case was restored to the trial list. Today, Attorney Neyman went into court without his client, removed the default, vacated the warrant and got the case dismissed. The case is now officially over.

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  • Waltham District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon to be Dismissed, Rape Charge Dismissed

    On February 8, 2015 Waltham, Massachusetts police officers and a local ambulance service responded to a call on a domestic assault and battery case. The police arrived to meet with an independent witness, also the 911 caller who watched a man identified as the defendant beat and drag a female in a parking lot. The officers spoke with the victim who stated that she and the defendant had dated but were no longer in a relationship. That they went out for dinner and drinks after which the defendant began to sexually assault her in a car. When she resisted he punched her in the face several times. The victim was taken to the hospital where she complained that the defendant had in fact raped her as well as beating her. The defendant was charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. He was also charged with rape under G.L. c. 265 Section 22 and intimidation of a witness, G.L. c. 268 Section 13B. Today, the rape and intimidate of a witness charges were dismissed. The domestic assault and battery charge was continued without a finding. All charges will be dismissed if the defendant stays out of trouble during the probationary period.

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  • Plymouth District Court: Larceny Over $250 Case Against Contractor Dismissed at Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a contractor who also buys, restores and resells homes. In this case it was alleged that our client, during the course of making renovations and repairs to a home stole in excess of twenty thousand dollars property in violation of G.L. c. 266 Section 30. Under Massachusetts law this is a felony. Fortunately for our client a clerk magistrate hearing was scheduled. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to convince the magistrate that the case against our client was 1) unprovable and 2) a matter better suited for a civil lawsuit. The clerk agreed and not complaint issued. The application for a criminal complaint was denied and the case was dismissed.

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