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Case Results 2021

  • Charges of Second Offense Cocaine Distribution and Conspiracy Dismissed After Successful Motion to Suppress

    The defendant has multiple drug convictions and is known as a major cocaine distributor. In December of 2018 police had him under surveillance after receiving information from an informant that he had been delivering large quantities of cocaine to smaller scale local dealers. The informant's tips proved valuable. Our client was observed making several deliveries consistent with the predictions of the informant. After the last delivery was made surveillance officers stopped the purchaser. This individual immediately confessed to having bought from our client. Security videotape corroborated the witness statement and the police observations. Our client was stopped and searched as was his car. Officers found cutting agents, scales and money as well as cocaine residue. The packaging materials matched the packages seized from the purchase. Our client was charged with second offense distribution of cocaine under G.L. c. 94S section 32A and conspiracy, G.L. c. 94C section 40. Attorney Neyman was hired. Discovery delays and the pandemic slowed this case however today we prevailed on our motion to suppress. All drugs seized were excluded. The district attorney was then unable to proceed and the judge allowed our motion to dismiss the case. 

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  • Pretrial Probation for College Student Charged With Larceny From a Building and Malicious Destruction to Property Under $1,200 and Breaking and Entering

    In April of 2020 a large commercial gym was closed due to COVID. Three college students who lived near the gym had been spending the day drinking. One of the students convinced the others to break into the gym. The three did. When they entered they took some of the equipment and intentionally damaged the interior of the premises. Security videotape was provided to the police. Still photos were generated from the videotape. The police department circulated the photos to the entire department.  Several months later one of the officers responded to a noise complaint at an apartment building near the gym. When the occupant opened the door the officer immediately identified him from the photo that had been circulated. The officer inquired about the gym. The man confessed and identified the other participants, one of whom hired our office. They were all charged with malicious destruction to property over $1,200, a felony under G.L. Chapter 266 section 127, larceny from a building in violation of G.L. Chapter 266 section 20 and breaking and entering under G.L. Chapter 266 section 16A. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting pretrial probation for 3 months. The defendant, who is an international student will not have any immigration issues or a criminal record. 

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  • Charges of Open and Gross Lewdness Dismissed

    In July of 2020 police in an upscale Boston suburb responded to a call for a man walking naked, screaming obscenities and vomiting in a trash barrel. The act was repeated less than two weeks later. Both times the man was arrested and charged with open and gross lewdenss. This is a felony in Massachusetts under G.L. Chapter 272 section 16. A conviction would require sex offender registration. From the start our office contended that the case was over charged. Open and gross lewdness is a specific intent crime. Medical records demonstrated that our client's alcohol level was so significant as to remove any intent on his part. We engaged a forensic psychologist to assist with the issue of intent should the matter go to trial. Finally, after scheduling the case for trial and providing the expert witness report the district attorney's realized its inability to prove this case. Consequently, today, the felony charges were dismissed. 

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  • Domestic Assault and Battery and Felony Malicious Destruction of Property Charges Against Car Dealer Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    The defendant owns a large car dealership with several locations throughout Massachusetts. On May 5, 2022 around 2:30 a.m. police were dispatched for a report of a domestic assault. They contacted the victim who stated that her boyfriend had assaulted her and caused significant damage to her car. Officers could not immediately locate the boyfriend. Using great restraint, the officers filed an application for a complaint against the man. He hired Attorney Neyman's office. The complaint application was for domestic assault and battery pursuant to G.L. c. 265 section 13M and malicious destruction to a motor vehicle under G.L. c. 266 section 28. Today, we convinced the clerk to dismiss all charges. 

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  • Pretrial Probation for Investment Banker Charged With Assault and Battery and Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon Dismissed

    In June of 2021 police from a suburban Boston town were dispatched to a parking lot for a report of a domestic assault. The caller reported witnessing a man hitting his teenage daughter. Another witness claimed to have seen the man hitting and kicking his daughter in the back. The daughter was located and did not make any statements. The man was charged with assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13A and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, to wit a shod foot, in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 15A. Attorney Neyman was immediately hired. A continuance without a finding or any form of admission would have resulted in a revocation of the defendant's banking licenses thereby rendering him unemployable. Today we were able to get the felony charge dismissed and pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 section 87 for the misdemeanor charge. The case will be fully dismissed shortly. 

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  • Not Guilty Verdict For Law Enforcement Officer Charged With Second Offense OUI

    The defendant is in law enforcement. In October of 2019 he was at a restaurant that borders a highway. The restaurant is known for its bar. The man left the bar and got into his car. When he exited the parking lot he drove across several lanes of traffic. This was witnessed by someone who called 911. The caller followed the car until it pulled over. The police responded to the call and claimed that they observed the car being operated in the same manner as the 911 caller. The man was pulled over. The officer claimed to smell a strong odor of alcohol. He stated that the man was unsteady on his feet, slurring his words, glass and bloodshot eyes and unresponsive to routine questions. The officer claimed that the man refused the breathalyzer and field sobriety tests. An arrest was made and the man was charged with OUI, 2nd offense in violation of G.L. c. 90 section 24. He hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Today, we tried the case and won. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.

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  • Gun Possession Charges Against Security Company CEO do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    Our client is a CEO of a major security company. Several weeks ago he was wrongly accused of a domestic assault and battery under G.L.Chapter 265 section 15M. We succeed in getting all charges dismissed prior to arraignment. However, a consequence of that arrest resulted in a search of our client's house during which firearms were found. He was charged with violating G.L. Chapter 269 section 10(h). The circumstances of the search and seizure warranted a clerk magistrate hearing which was scheduled. Attorney Neyman represented the man on this charge. The clerk magistrate agreed with us that the search was unlawful and that no charges should have been filed. This is rare in gun cases and a credit to the clerk's office and responsible officers for agreeing to dismiss this case. 

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  • Charges of Disorderly Person Against Licensed Social Worker Dismissed

    Our client is a licensed social worker. A couple of days ago she was at a local establishment celebrating her birthday. She was inebriated and asked to leave the premises. She objected and became hostile. The police were called. The woman continued this behavior and refused to leave the establishment. She also struck one of the officers. Fortunately, the officers refrained from bring an assault and battery on a police charge against her. However, she was arrested and charged with disorderly person under G.L. Chapter 272 section 53. Today, the day of arraignment we were able to get the case dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Trespass Against Software Developer Dismissed

    Our client was at a restaurant/bar enjoying a night out with his girlfriend. The girlfriend was acting up and asked to leave the bar. She did. The boyfriend however took issue with this. After some heated discussion he too was asked to leave. He did however he returned to continue with his argument. The police were called and he was summonsed to court, charged with trespass under G.L. Chapter 266 section 120. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today, all charges were dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery and Strangulation Against Military Officer Dismissed

    Our client is a career military officer. He has been deployed on several occasions and has several medals for his combat performance. In March of 2021 he was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery, G.L. Chapter 265 section 15M, strangulation, a felony under G.L. Chapter 265 section 15D and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, also a felony under G.L. Chapter 265 section 15A. The victim is the defendant's wife. She called the police to report that during an argument our client hit her with a television remote control, that he punched her in the face several times and that he placed his hands around her neck cutting off her air supply. Photographs and the officer's observations confirmed her complaints. Our office was hired to defend. The man. Our investigation revealed many inconsistencies in the wife's complaints. Also, eyewitness observations contradicted her account of the incident. We scheduled a trial for today and were successful in getting all charges dismissed. 

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  • Indecent Assault and Battery Case Against Store Owner Dismissed

    The defendant owns a store in a posh Boston suburb. On June 24, 2020 a woman entered the police station and complained that her boss, the store owner, had touched her inappropriately while at work. She claimed that he grabbed her buttocks and her breasts and that he kissed her aggressively. A detective went to the story to interview the man. The detective spotted a security camera and asked for permission to see the footage. The man provided the footage. It confirmed the woman's claims and charges of indecent assault and battery on a person over the age of 14 in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 13H issued (5 counts) as well as one count of assault and battery. Our office was hired. A conviction would require sex offender registration. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed. 

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  • Bail Reinstated and GPS Removed After Notwithstanding Multiple Violations of Conditions of Release

    Our client has cases pending in two courts, one for violation of a harassment prevention order under G.L. c. 258E and the other for assault by means of a dangerous weapon under G.L. c. 265 section 15B. He has been in violation of his conditions of release on several occasions. Most of these are due to issues with his GPS. Consequently, over the objection of the district attorney's office we moved to have the GPS removed. The judge allowed our motion. 

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  • Charges of Strangulation and Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon and Intimidation of a Witness Against Marijuana Cultivator Dismissed

    The defendant is a marijuana cultivator with farms in various states. In February of 2020, after attending a party he entered an Uber. His former girlfriend who was also at the party jumped in the Uber over his objection. The man finally agreed to let her stay in the Uber and directed the driver to take her home. When they arrived at her home she refused to get out. She demanded that the couple reunite. The man made clear that the relationship between the two was over. The woman started hitting him. She exited the vehicle and screamed claiming that her ex-boyfriend had just struck her, kicked her, strangled her and taken her phone depriving her the opportunity to call the police. A bystander called the police. The woman made the complaint to the responding officers and our client was arrested. He was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, G.L. c. 265 section 15A, intimidation of a witness, G.L. c. 268 section 13B and strangulation in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 15D. Our office was hired. We were able to provide video evidence showing that the woman was lying. This was corroborated by the Uber driver as well. Today, all charges were dismissed. 

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  • Assault and Battery Case Against Geologist to be Dismissed

    Our client is a geologist living in another state. In December of 2019 he was in a taxicab with his brother. The cab driver took them to the desired location. Our client's brother attempted to make a payment with a credit card. The taxi driver refused to accept credit card payments even though his cab indicated that he would do so. An argument ensued and the cab driver kept the brother's credit card. Our client argued with the cab driver. The argument became physical. Our client then punched the cab driver in the mouth knocking out several of his teeth. He was charged with assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 13A. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding. All charges will be dismissed in a few months. 

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  • Pre-Arraignment Diversion For Graduate Student Charged With Breaking and Entering With the Intent to Commit a Felony

    Our client is a graduate at a top rated university working towards his PhD. On May 31, 2021 he and a friend were in Boston near a construction site. They were celebrating being vaccinated and being able to go out more freely. The men had been drinking. They decided to enter the construction to climb up a newly constructed building to get a view of downtown Boston at night. Someone observed the man scale the construction fence and enter the building. The police were called. Both men were apprehended and charged with Breaking and Entering in the Nighttime With the Intent to Commit a Felony in violation of G.L. c. 266 section 16. We were hired. We moved the arraignment back and met with the district attorney's office seeking pre-arraignment diversion pursuant to G.L. c. 276A. The prosecutor and the judge agreed with this resolution. The defendant was not arraigned and all charges have been dismissed. 

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  • Pretrial Probation for Non-Citizen Charged With Assault and Battery

    Our client is a non-citizen student in Boston. In February of 2020 he and his girlfriend were in a pizza restaurant. It was late at night and the establishment was closing at the time our client arrived. Our client inquired as to why the restaurant was closing over one hour prior to the indicated closing time. The owner became verbally abusive. Our client argued back. In a matter of seconds a fight erupted. The police were called. The restaurant owner and our client made statements to the responding officers. Our client was subsequently charged with assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13A. COVID delayed the proceeding significantly in this case. Nevertheless, we were able to get pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 section 87 for our client. This will not impact his citizenship efforts. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault to be Dismissed

    The defendant is a very successful commercial insurance agent. He and the complainant had been in a dating relationship of over a year. While out to dinner our client learned that the complainant had been seeing someone else. He immediately ended the relationship and asked the waiter for a check. He agreed to drive the complainant home as she complained that she had no money for a cab or Uber. There was absolutely no discussion in the car. When our client dropped her off she pleaded with him to reconsider the breakup. He refused and told her to "get out of his face or he would kill her". She closed the car door and went into her house. He then drove off. Within a few minutes he was pulled over and arrested for assault on a family member in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 13M. The woman had apparently called the police claiming that our client had assaulted her; i.e. threatened to commit a battery. The case was continued without a finding for one month. All charges will then be dismissed.

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  • Probation Violation Allegation Dismissed

    We succeeded in getting a man pretrial probation under G.L. c.276 section 87 for a charge of open and gross lewdness, G.L. c. 272 section 16. A condition of the pretrial probation was for our client to continue with counseling and provide proof to the probation department. The practitioner with whom he treats does not provide receipts or acknowledgements thus proof of compliance was difficult. The probation officer decided to file a violation notice to alert the judge to the problem. We appeared and got the violation dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Assault and Battery With Serious Bodily Injury and Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon Dismissed

    On May 18, 2020 police in a rural Massachusetts town responded to a brutal beating at an individual's home. The responding officer made contact with the homeowner who was savagely beaten while sleeping at his home. He was able to identify one of the assailants but not the others. His description led the police to our client. The defendant was arrested and charged with assault and battery with serious bodily injury under G.L. c. 265 section 13A(b) and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon under G.L. c. 265 section 15A. Attorney Neyman was retained to represent the defendant. We filed a motion to dismiss on the grounds that there lacked sufficient evidence to sustain the charges in the complaint. The judge agreed with us. All charges were dismissed. 

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  • Sex For Fee Case Against Massage Parlor Owner to be Dismissed

    Our client is a massage parlor owner with multiple facilities in several Massachusetts cities and towns. In May of 2019 an undercover police officer entered her business. While receiving a massage the defendant offered sexual services. She identified the services and the fee for each. The officer arrested her and charged her with soliciting for prostitution in violation of G.L. c. 272 section 8. The woman had several prior convictions in multiple states. Our office was able to get this case continued without a finding. All charges will be dismissed in sixty days. 

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  • Probation for Nurse With Continuance Without a Finding on OUI Case Terminated Early

    Our client got a continuance without a finding on an OUI case we represented her on. She received the first offender 24D program. She completed all of her probationary obligations. As a result, we moved the Court to terminate probation early. Our motion was allowed. Probation has been terminated and is now over. 

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  • Pre-Arraignment Diversion for College Student Charged With Breaking and Entering

    Our client is a college student. In February of 2021, around 3:00 a.m. he was seen walking down a street looking into car windows. The person making the observation followed him and called the police. The witness saw the man enter a pickup truck and remove several items and then discard them in a trash can. The police arrived and corroborated the witness' report. The man was charged with Breaking and Entering With the Intent to Commit a Misdemeanor under G.L. c. 266 section 16A. Attorney Neyman was retained. Today, our office was able to get pre-arraignment diversion pursuant to G.L. c. 276A. There will be no record of this event in his criminal history. 

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  • Attempt by District Attorney to Revoke Bail Denies After Bail Violation Hearing

    Our client is out on bail for a motor vehicle homicide case scheduled to be tried at the end of the year. She is on a GPS monitoring device with a curfew. On several occasions the GPS has not been sufficiently charged. This time, it was out for a three hour period. As a result the probation department issued a bail revocation notice and asked that she be detained. We fought the revocation attempt successfully. The defendant remains on the same conditions. 

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  • General Continuance For Non-Citizen Restaurant Owner Charged With Three Counts of Driver's License Fraud

    Our client is a non-citizen restaurant owner in the North Shore. Over the course of twenty plus years he has successfully opened and maintained several high end restaurants. In 2010 he applied for and obtained three separate Massachusetts drivers licenses in three different names. Registry of Motor Vehicles officials detected the fraud and three counts of false application for a license issued against our client. Each count is a felony carrying up to 5 years in state prison. More importantly, if convicted our client faced imminent deportation. The man now has a family and wants to obtain citizenship. Accordingly, he hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him by removing the defaults and defending the charges. Our office successfully did both. All charged under G.L. c. 90 section 24B have been continued generally. They will be dismissed in a few months. 

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  • Charges of Unarmed Robbery Dismissed

    On January 20, 2021 officers in a city near Boston were flagged down by a man in apparent distress. The man told the officers that following an argument with an acquaintance he was robbed. The acquaintance, our client, allegedly forced the man to empty his pockets and give him all of his money. The man complied. The incident was witnessed by a woman identified as the victim's girlfriend. A description of the suspect and his vehicle information was provided to the police. Shortly thereafter our client was apprehended. He was found in possession of the items the victim claimed had been stolen from him. The defendant was charged with unarmed robbery, a felony under G.L. c. 265 section 19(b). Our office was immediately retained. Today, we were able to secure a dismissal of the charges. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery and Violation of a Restraining Order Against Physician Dismissed

    The defendant is a physician practicing in Boston and living in a nearby suburb. Last year he was involved in a tumultuous relationship with a woman. The relationship ended somewhat peacefully. The woman made several attempts to reconcile, all of which the defendant rejected. In February of this year the woman went to the defendant's home under the pretext of getting some belongings back. Our client had none of the items. The woman tried to discuss the relationship with the defendant. He refused and asked her to leave. She then asked if she could use his bathroom before leaving. He agreed to let her. From the bathroom she began to scream and call the police. Officers arrived and interviewed the victim who claimed that our client had beat her causing her to lock herself in the bathroom. He was charged with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13M. The woman also took out a 209A restraining order. The next day she claimed that our client violated the restraining order by going to her home. Attorney Neyman was hired. Using a GPS system on the defendant's phone and accessing scores of text messages our office was able to convince the judge and the district attorney's office that the woman had lied. All charges were dismissed.

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  • OUI Charges Against Landscaper to Be Dismissed

    In April of this year Massachusetts State Police in southeastern Massachusetts observed a car swerving from lane to lane. It was accelerating and slowing down in an unpredictable manner. This occurred around 4:15 a.m. The vehicle was pulled over. The operator was incoherent. He was unable to perform any field sobriety tests. He started to vomit. The man admitted to drinking "some" beers and smoking marijuana. He was arrested and charged with OUI under G.L. c. 90 Section 24. A booking video showed the defendant vomiting at the police station and unable to respond to basic questions. Our office was hired to represent him. Today, all charges were continued without a finding and will be dismissed after successful completion of the 24D program. 

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  • Conditions of Release Modified to Restore Contact With Victim

    The defendant is on 58A conditions of release for a domestic assault and battery case under G.L. c. 265 section 13M. He was ordered to stay away from the victim and to reside with family members. Our investigation has disclosed that the "victim" did not provide truthful information to the police. We documented that and presented it to the judge to have the conditions of release modified. We succeeded in doing that today. The stay away and no contact order was vacated and the defendant may reside at a place of his choosing. 

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  • Bail in 12 Year Mandatory Drug Trafficking Case Reduced

    Our client is charged with trafficking over 200 grams of cocaine in violation of G.L. c. 94C section 32E. After his arraignment he hired our office to defend him. We appeared today for his probable cause hearing. The prosecution was not ready and candidly indicated that they would not be able to proceed until a date in mid December. Based on that change of circumstances we moved for a reduction in bail which the defendant had already posted. The judge agreed and reduced the bail in half. 

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  • Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Against Cab Company Owner Dismissed

    Our client owns a large taxicab company located in the greater Boston area. On February 28, 2021 officers were dispatched to an address for a domestic assault and battery in progress. They arrived to find the victim in distress, crying and visibly injured. She told the officers that during an argument with her defendant she was slapped and hit. Our client was located and arrested. He was charged with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13M. Today, all charges were dismissed. 

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  • Felony Charges of Assault Dangerous Weapon Dismissed

    Our client has a history of mental health issues dating back several years. Last summer a warrant was issued for his immediate arrest after he removed his court ordered GPS device. Police in a city near Boston located him at his apartment, sitting in his vehicle in his driveway. Our client refused to get out of his car. Meanwhile, the police surrounded his car with their vehicles. Five officers total were at the scene. The officers claimed that our client then proceeded to put his car in reverse and attempt to hit them. He was charged with five counts of assault with a dangerous weapon under G.L. c. 265 section 15B. Unbeknownst to the officers, our client had had a video recording device set up that captured the entire incident. Attorney Neyman used that video in court to convince the judge and the prosecutor to dismiss the case. 

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  • Charges of Violating Restraining Order Against Software Engineer to be Dismissed

    Our client, a successful software engineer, was charged with violating a 209A restraining order. The victim is his wife who, through a probate lawyer, provided the judge with evidence of a lengthy history of documented violence and abuse. The prosecutor asked for jail time. Our office was able to show the judge our client's mental health records contradicting the wife's allegations. We were then able to convince the judge to continue what matter without a finding. All charges will be dismissed in three months. 

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  • Defendant in Major Cocaine Trafficking Case Released on Personal Recognizance

    Our client is facing 12 years for trafficking cocaine in excess of 200 grams under G.L. c. 94C section 32 section 32E. He violated his conditions of release was was revoked under G.L. c. 276 section 58 for 90 days. We advanced this case and secured our client's release based on nuances in the bail revocation statute that convinced the judge that our client did not belong in jail 

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  • Construction Worker Released Without Conditions After Dangerousness Hearing

    Our client is a Green Card holder who just started his own construction business in Massachusetts. On July 11, 2021 he was observed on the side of a highway arguing with a woman who was in fact his wife. The witness saw the man then grab the woman by the throat and start to strangle her. The police were called. They interviewed the woman, her father and sister both of whom were in the vicinity and witnessed the incident. Based on their reports our client was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery and strangulation under G.L. c. 265 section 13M and G.L. c. 265 section 15D respectively. The defendant was held on dangerousness at his arraignment under G.L. c. 275 section 58A. He then hired our office to represent him. Today, we succeeded in getting his conditions modified and getting him released. 

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  • Restraining Order Against Car Salesman Does Not Extend

    The defendant had a 209A restraining order pending against him. He is a local car salesman whose job was in jeopardy if the restraining order was not vacated. The man hired our office to fight the extension of the order. Today, Attorney Neyman demonstrated to the judge that no abuse had occurred nor was there a threat of any abuse in accordance with the language of the statute. We were able to convince the judge not to extend the order and have the same vacated. 

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  • Charges of Photographing Sexual Parts Without Consent Against IT Technician to be Dismissed

    The defendant is an IT technician with his own business. In May of 2020 he was at a family party. The home had active security cameras throughout the interior and exterior of the home. During the course of the party one of the family members observed the defendant walking around with his cell phone down by his hip. He was seen moving the phone towards the bottom of the skirt of one of the family members. The witness then saw the defendant view his phone. The witness later alerted other family members to what he observed. He was interviewed by the police and made clear that photos of the girl's skirt and private area had been taken by the defendant. The defendant was charged with photographing intimate parts without consent in violation of G.L. c. 272 section 105. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired. Today, over the objection of the district attorney's office we convinced the judge to continue the case without a finding. The charges will be dismissed after successful completion of counseling. 

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  • Dismissal Prior to Arraignment for Man Charged With Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon

    Our client is a soldier who has been deployed and seen combat on several occasions in the past few years. In October of last year he was staying in a hotel with his wife in Boston. The two got into an argument. Our client threw his cell phone at his wife. It struck her in the face causing lacerations requiring a visit to the hospital and stitches. The police got involved and questioned our client. He confessed to doing this and was charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon under G.L. c. 265 section 15A. He hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. We fought relentlessly for a pre-arraignment disposition. Today, all charges were dismissed prior to arraignment. The man will have no criminal record.

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  • Attempt by District Attorney to Revoke Bail Denies After Bail Violation Hearing

    Our client is out on bail for a motor vehicle homicide case scheduled to be tried at the end of the year. She is on a GPS monitoring device with a curfew. On several occasions the GPS has not been sufficiently charged. This time, it was out for a three hour period. As a result the probation department issued a bail revocation notice and asked that she be detained. We fought the revocation attempt successfully. The defendant remains on the same conditions. 

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  • Pretrial Probation for Man Charged With Domestic Assault and Battery Terminated Early

    Several weeks ago we were able to get our client pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 section 87 on a domestic assault and battery case G.L. c. 265 section 13M. Unfortunately the client, who is from another country, had a family emergency requiring him to return to his home country. Were he to leave with pretrial probation not completed it is likely that he would have been denied reentry into the United States. Accordingly, terminating pretrial probation was necessary. We negotiated termination with the district attorney's office and with the probation department. The case is now dismissed. 

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  • Conditions of Release Modified and GPS Removed

    The defendant is awaiting trial on charges of rape of a child pursuant to G.L. c. 265 section 22A. One of his conditions of release was that he wear a GPS monitoring device as there is an exclusion zone, that being the complaining witness' home. The defendant has spent summers outside of Massachusetts for the better part of his adult life. In order to continue with this tradition the GPS needed to be removed. Our office was able to modify the conditions of release by having the device removed. 

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  • OUI Case Against Local Store Owner Continued Without a Finding

    The defendant owns a chain of novelty stores in the Merrimack Valley area. Nearly two years ago he was driving in a suburban Boston city when he got into a minor accident with another vehicle. After a brief exchange of information the driver of the other car called the police. Officers arrived and found our client in the passenger seat of his vehicle with keys in the ignition and the engine running. There was vomit on the steering wheel and passenger seat. The officers spoke with our client who was incoherent, stumbling and unable to stand up for any length of time. The officers detected a strong odor of alcohol on his breath. He was arrested and charged with OUI under G.L. c. 90 section 24. He retained our office. Today he resolved the case with a continuance without a finding (CWOF) and the 24D standard first offender program. If he successfully completes his probation the case will be dismissed. 

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  • Pretrial Probation for Non-Citizen Charged With Falsifying Registry Documents and Disorderly Person and Resisting Arrest

    In June of 2019 police responded to a motor vehicle accident in a city just north of Boston. Several bystanders observed the incident and what followed. The police contacted the defendant who is 6'6" and weighs 275 pounds. The defendant began yelling and screaming at the officers. A witness who observed the incident told the officers that after the incident the defendant removed the license plate from his car and replaced it with another plate. The officers quickly learned that the plates belonged to another vehicle. Accordingly, they attempted to arrest the man. He resisted. He was ultimately subdued and charged with possessing a false or stolen RMV document G.L. c. 90 section 24B (a felony), resisting arrest G.L. c. 268 section 32B and disorderly person G.L. c. 272 section 53. After nearly two years of negotiation our office was able to get the defendant pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 section 87. Since our client is not a citizen an adverse result would likely have resulted in deportation. 

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  • Pretrial Order of Conditions Modified and GPS Removed

    The defendant is charged with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13M. One of his conditions was to wear a GPS with an exclusion zone of his wife's residence. She is the alleged victim in this case. Our client wanted to have the GPS removed. We filed a motion for the removal of the device and prevailed over the objection of the district attorney's office. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery and Strangulation Against Hedge Fund Manager Dismissed

    The defendant is a hedge fund manager living in New York. He was dating a woman from Massachusetts. The relationship was tumultuous. Last summer the two got into an argument that, according to the victim, became violent. Suspecting the man of cheating the victim grabbed his phone and scrolled through the messages. He tried to get it back. She claimed that while doing so he pushed her onto the bed and started to strangle her to the point where she had difficulty breathing. He then grabbed a bottle of pills and tried to force them in her mouth. The man was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery G.L. c. 265 section 13M and strangulation G.L. c. 265 section 15D. Our office was hired. Our client denied the allegations and filed a cross complaint for domestic assault and battery against the girlfriend. He claimed that when she found the messages it was her, not him who became physically aggressive and violent. The cross complaint was issued. Today, both parties asserted their Fifth Amendment privileges and all cases were dismissed. 

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  • Violation of Restraining Order Application Does Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    Our client was served with a 209A restraining order by his estranged wife. He did not contest the order. Several months later he received a notice for a clerk magistrate hearing in the mail. He retained Stephen Neyman to represent him. We obtained a copy of the police report which stated that after the restraining order was issued our client terminated his wife's cell phone service in violation of the 209A order. Our office investigated the case. We accumulated text messages from the wife to our client indicating her desire to have the service terminated so that she could get an account separate from our client's. In essence, she had lied to the police when making her complaint. We presented this information to the clerk magistrate at the hearing and convinced him not to issue a criminal complaint. No probable cause was found. 

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  • Conditions of Release Modified to Eliminate Home Confinement

    The defendant is charged with a multitude of sex crimes the most serious of which is rape of a child by force under G.L. c. 265 section 22A. A condition of his release was home confinement. Recently his circumstances suggested a modification of this condition of release. Over the objection of the prosecution we filed a motion to modify this condition. The judge who originally ordered home confinement heard our case and agreed to remove this condition. 

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  • Pretrial Probation for Airline Pilot Charged With Open and Gross Lewdness

    The defendant is a commercial airline pilot temporarily living in the greater Boston area. Last Fall, in part due to stress from the pandemic he could not sleep. Around 3:00 a.m. he went for a walk and sat down on a bench near a park. To relieve his stress he started masturbating. A truck driver observed this and called the local police. The police arrived and confronted the man about the accusation. He admitted to doing this. He was permitted to leave and received a summons for complaint charging open and gross lewdness, a felony pursuant to G.L. c. 272 section 16. Attorney Neyman was hired to defend him. At our suggestion our client was evaluated by a forensic psychologist who determined that the man presented no risk to the public or of reoffending. We provided a supporting report to the district attorney's office and they agreed to a resolution of pretrial probation G.L. c. 276 section 87. All charges will be dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Assault With a Dangerous Weapon Against Asbestos Removal CEO Dismissed

    In March of 2020 the CEO of a national asbestos removal company got into an argument with another man in his high rise condominium building. The victim claimed that the dispute was over endless nights of excessive noise and loud parties. After the argument he called the police and complained that during the argument our client pulled a knife on him and threatened to kill him if this happened again. The police located our client, arrested him and charged him with assault by means of a dangerous weapon in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 15B. Our client filed a cross complaint for assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13A which was issued after a clerk magistrate hearing. The result was a mutual exercise of 5th Amendment privileges and all charges were dismissed. 

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  • Appeals Court Reverses Issuance of Harassment Prevention Order

    Our client had a harassment prevention order pursuant to G.L. c. 258E issued against her about fifteen months ago. Afraid that she would lose her job she hired our office to appeal the order. Today, pursuant to Massachusetts Rule of Appellate Procedure 23 the Massachusetts Appeals Court appealed the order. They held that the plaintiff failed to show the necessary three predicate acts of abuse. The lower court was ordered to direct law enforcement to destroy all records of the vacated order. 

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  • Motion to Seal After Not Guilty on OUI Charge Allowed

    The defendant was charged with OUI under G.L. c. 90 section 24 more than a year ago. Attorney Stephen Neyman represented him and won the case before a jury. The defendant wanted that entry on his criminal record sealed. Our office filed a petition to seal under G.L. c. 276 section 100C. A hearing was granted and today the judge allowed the petition. The case is now sealed. 

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  • Charges of Possession of a Dangerous Weapon and Possession of a Class B Drug Along With Several Motor Vehicle Crimes Against Cape Cod Man Dismissed

    In October of 2020 police in a Cape Cod town were alerted to a motor vehicle accident. They arrived to find a man standing by his car. He was uninjured however the car had sustained significant damage. When officers learned that the defendant had a suspended license he was arrested. An inventory search of his car revealed brass knuckles, a dangerous weapon, and some cocaine. The man was charged with operating with a suspended license G.L. c. 90 section 23, carrying a dangerous weapon G.L. c. 269 section 10(b), possession of a class B drug G.L. c. 94C section 34 and negligent operation of a motor vehicle G.L. c. 90 section 23. Attorney Neyman was hired to defend the man. Today, all charges were dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Assault and Battery Against Local Actor do not Issue After Contested Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is an actor from Massachusetts. He now lives in Southern California. In May of this year he was visiting friends and family. A local bar was rented out for the event. Much of the evening was spent outside of the bar in an attached tent. A passerby started yelling at the man making lewd comments about his girlfriend. The defendant left the tent area to confront the man. After a brief argument the actor punched the man several times in the face. The police arrived. A summons for a clerk magistrate charging assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 Section 13A was issued to our client. Attorney Stephen Neyman represented the defendant at the clerk's hearing. After a contentious hearing the magistrate ruled that no complaint would issue. If anything, the "victim" was the aggressor and if charges were to issue they would issue against him. The case was dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Rape Against Pot Shop Owner Dismissed

    The defendant is a pot shop owner in southeastern Massachusetts. Just before Christmas a woman entered a community hospital claiming that this man had raped her. The woman's clothing was gathered by investigators and submitted to the crime lab for analysis. The woman was interviewed on several occasions by the police. She provided a detailed description of the act. She claimed that the after denying the defendant sex the defendant became violent, forced her down and penetrated her without consent. The woman sustained injuries supporting her claim. He was charged with rape under G.L. c. 265 Section 22. The defendant quickly hired Attorney Neyman. Our office was able to access social media and text messages demonstrating that the woman was lying. We strategically presented this to the district attorney's office. After corroboration and with their own investigation the prosecutor agreed to drop all charges. 

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  • Probation For Physician Charged With a Sexual Assault Terminated and Case Dismissed

    The defendant is a physician who was charged with indecent assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 Section 13H. Our office was able to get him a continuance without a finding (CWOF) over a year ago. Some of the doctor's hospital privileges were in jeopardy due to the allegations. Consequently, our client asked us to try to terminate probation and have the case dismissed under the conditions of the CWOF. After presenting the judge, the probation department and the district attorney's office with evidence of economic hardship and appropriate rehabilitation we succeeded in getting probation terminated. The case was then dismissed. 

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  • Pre-Arraignment Diversion for Man Charged With Assault and Battery By Means of a Dangerous Weapon

    In October of 2020 Boston Police were dispatched to a Dunkin Donuts parking lot for a report of a fight. They arrived to find the victim, a tow truck driver, bleeding profusely from the face. The victim had been called by the manager of the Dunkin Donuts to tow a car that had been parked for an extensive period of time. Its operator had never entered the establishment. As the car was being towed away the defendant yelled at the driver to stop. The driver continued and the defendant threw his cell phone at the truck, causing some damage. The driver then exited the truck to confront the defendant. The defendant retrieved his phone and threw it at the victim. The phone struck him under the eye causing severe bleeding and necessitating stitches. The police charged the defendant with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon. This is a felony in Massachusetts under G.L. c. 265 Section 15A. Attorney Neyman was hired to defend the man. He was able to get pre-arraignment diversion pursuant to G.L. c. 276A

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  • Charges of Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle Against Renowned Chef Dismissed

    The defendant is a renowned chef. In the Fall of 2020 he was visiting Massachusetts looking at various locations to start another restaurant. Around 8:00 p.m. one evening he was driving on a major highway and observed by police driving in and out of lanes. He was overcorrecting when attempting to get back into his original lane. He was observed travelling in the breakdown lane as well, using this as a passing lane. His speed was clocked nearly 30 miles per hour over the speed limit. He was pulled over and charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle under G.L. c. 90 section 24 and well as a marked lanes violation. He hired Attorney Stephen Neyman for his defense. Today, all charges were dismissed against our client. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    Several weeks ago police in a suburban Boston city responded to a call from a man who had allegedly struck his roommate. The man and roommate had been arguing for weeks. On this occasion the situation turned physical. The two had been arguing over respecting each other's space in the apartment. After an exchange of insults our client struck the victim in the face and head area several times causing injury. The police arrived to observe the tail end of the altercation. The defendant was given a summons for a clerk magistrate hearing charging domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 13M. Today, Attorney Stephen Neyman convinced the magistrate not to issue a complaint. The matter was dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Music Producer Dismissed

    In January of 2020 police officers in the City of Boston were dispatched to a posh hotel for a report of a domestic disturbance. They arrived and met with a woman who claimed that her boyfriend punched her and kicked her with his boots on. The officers observed and photographed her injuries. They made contact with the man, a music producer in the hotel room. He denied the allegations but nevertheless he was 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, a felony under G.L. c. 265 section 15A. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Police Officer Do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a police officer. Police in a suburban Boston city alleged that they responded to a call from a neighbor who heard screaming and fighting one house away. The witness claimed to have seen some sort of physical struggle but was unable to see who exactly did what. The officers who responded met with the victim who claimed that her ex-boyfriend, our client, hit her several times during an argument over their prior relationship. Our client denied the allegations but under Massachusetts law he was arrested and detained for six hours. He hired our office to represent him. He was given a summons for a clerk magistrate hearing charging domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13M rather than being issued a criminal complaint. With the help of another witness who claimed that the victim admitted to lying to the police, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed. 

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  • Petition to Seal Jeweler's Criminal Record Allowed

    Our client is a jeweler. We represented him for several cases in multiple courts in Massachusetts. All of his cases resulted in acquittals or dismissals. The client has several other business interests including owning a car auction, a contractor's license and a residential real estate sales license. He wanted all of his cases sealed. Today, pursuant to G.L. c. 276 section 100C we were able to seal yet another of his cases. 

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  • Charges of Disorderly Person and Trespass Against Car Dealership Owner Dismissed

    Our client is a professional gambler. Just a few days ago he was playing poker in a local casino and winning. The pit boss approached him to inform him that the casino believed that he had been overpaid. He took exception to that and argued with the casino workers. The police were called to the table. They asked him to leave. He refused to do so until the dispute was settled. The police found this unacceptable. The man was placed under arrest and charged with disorderly person in violation of G.L. c. 272 section 53 and trespassing under G.L. c. 266 section 120. Both charges were dismissed on the day of arraignment. 

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  • Charges of Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, Domestic Assault and Battery and Threats Against Financier Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    Our client is the CEO of a New York based corporation that finances commercial construction projects. For the past eight months he has been working on a project in Boston. Several weeks ago he was in his penthouse apartment preparing for work. A former girlfriend arrived, uninvited and asked if the two could talk. The defendant reluctantly agreed. The woman quickly tried to get our client to reconsider their breakup. He refused, telling her that he had moved on. The two had been broken up for over a year. The women started to plead with him. He asked her to leave. The woman then began to scream and fled the apartment screaming to the doorman for help. The police were called. The woman claimed that our client attacked her with a knife in the hallway outside of his home. She also claimed that he hit her in the elevator and that he threatened to kill her if she ever came back. The man was charged with domestic assault and battery G.L. c. 265 section 13M, assault with a dangerous weapon G.L. c. 265 section 15B and threatening to commit a crime G.L. c. 272 section 2. Attorney Neyman was hired. Realizing the damage that would be caused should these charges become public we continued the arraignment. Our office was able to access security footage that proved the woman had fabricated her story. Our investigator was also able to obtain information showing that the woman had planned and staged this event. All charges were dismissed prior to arraignment.

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  • Conditions of Release Modified to Enlarge Curfew and Eliminate GPS Monitoring

    The defendant is out on bail for a major sex crime for which he is facing a mandatory ten years in prison. At his arraignment he was given a curfew, a GPS with an exclusion zone and travel restrictions. The restrictions were weighing heavily on the defendant and he asked our office to move for a modification of his conditions of release. The judge allowed the motion and many of the restrictions were removed.

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  • Charges of Vandalism and Trespass Against Renowned Artist Dismissed

    The defendant is a well known artist in New England. In January of this year he was charged with vandalizing property under G.L. c. 266 section 126A and trespassing under G.L. c. 266 section 123. The police provided the following information. On the day of the offense a man reported seeing suspicious activity on train tracks. He called the police. The man told them that he saw two individuals walking down the tracks wearing a backpack. The officers located one individual, the co-defendant and observed him in possession of spray paint. He was also covered with paint. The officers then located two vehicles parked in the area. One belonged to the co-defendant and one to our client. Our client fit the description of the man who reported the activity. Consequently, these charges were issued. Attorney Neyman filed and successfully argued a motion to dismiss these charges. 

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  • Petition to Seal Domestic Assault and Battery Dismissal Against Non-Citizen Graduate Student Allowed

    The defendant is a non-citizen who was charged with violating G.L. c. 265 section 13M domestic assault and battery. Our office was able to get this charge dismissed. The woman consulted with her immigration attorney and it was felt that sealing this non-conviction dismissal was in her best interest. Attorney Neyman was hired to do this for her. Today, under G.L. c. 276 section 100C the judge agreed over the objection of the district attorney's office to seal her case. 

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  • Charges of Felony Malicious Destruction to Property Against Restaurant Worker Dismissed

    Our client is a restaurant worker living in the North Shore of Massachusetts. In April of this year the woman was driving in a residential neighborhood at a high rate of speed. She was observed weaving back and forth over the marked lane lines. She lost control of her vehicle and struck two parked cars and a single family home. The damage was significant. The woman was charged with reckless operation of a motor vehicle in violation of G.L. c. 90 section 24. She was also charged with two counts of malicious destruction to property in violation of G.L. c. 266 section 127. One of the counts charged over $1,200 making that crime a felony. There was also a charge of having an open container of alcohol under G.L. c. 90 section 24. Attorney Neyman was hired. In just over a month he was able to get these charges dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Business Executive Dismissed

    The defendant is a business executive living in the city of Boston. In March of this year police were notified that the man struck a woman in the face. They responded to the call and interviewed the woman. She claimed that she and her boyfriend got into a verbal altercation. This became physical when he pushed her face causing her to strike her head on the car window in which they were sitting. The man then grabbed her jaw and spit on her. He was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13M. Our office was hired immediately. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed. 

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  • Domestic Assault and Battery Case Against Non-Citizen College Professor Resolved With Pretrial Probation

    The defendant and complaining witness are in a dating relationship. On January 5, 2020, following an argument that turned physical the complaining witness called the police. Officers responded to the home. The complaining witness and the defendant were present. The complaining witness reiterated her report that she had been struck by the defendant during an argument. She had bruising that corroborated her story. The injuries were photographed. The defendant was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13M. Our office was hired in the fall of 2020. After some discovery litigation and defense investigation we prevailed on the district attorney's office to agree to pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 section 87. The defendant is not a citizen and works at a local university as a college professor. This disposition will in no way jeopardize his employment or status in this country. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery and Malicious Destruction to a Motor Vehicle Against International Student Dismissed

    The defendant is a non-citizen international student attending school in Boston. The alleged incident occurred in a suburb. On July 3, 2020 the defendant and his former girlfriend got into an argument that turned physical. According to the victim the defendant struck her with a beer bottle, pushed her and threw her into a dresser. He stormed out of the house in anger and keyed her car. There were two witnesses to this incident, both of whom are neighbors of the victim. The police were called and the defendant was arrested. He was charged with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13M, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon under G.L. c. 265 section 15A and malicious destruction to a motor vehicle, a crime under G.L. c. 266 section 28. Attorney Neyman was retained. Today, all charges were dismissed. Had the defendant been convicted of any of these offenses deportation would have been a likely consequence. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Computer Engineer Dismissed

    The defendant is a non-citizen. He is a computer engineer with a doctorate from a top ten university. On October 31, 2020 police responded to a domestic disturbance. They were met by the defendant's wife who was visibly upset and showing fresh bruises. She complained that the defendant woke her up using his phone in bed. She asked him to turn it off or leave the room and use the phone somewhere else. He refused. She then started screaming at him and tried to grab his phone. She claims that in response he struck her on the side of her head causing an immediate and temporary loss of consciousness. The husband was charged with domestic assault and battery, G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. He hired our office. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

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  • Conditions of Release Modified on Domestic Assault and Battery Case by Vacating Stay Away and No Contact Order

    Our client was recently charged with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. He was ordered to stay away from and not contact the victim, his girlfriend of over a year. Our office did not represent him at his arraignment. A day later, the man hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. The first thing our office did was file a motion to vacate the stay away and no contact order. The motion was immediately scheduled for a hearing and allowed. There are no more pretrial restrictions on our client.

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  • Pretrial Probation for Man Charged With Open and Gross Lewdness

    The defendant is a software engineer with nearly twenty years in that industry. In July of 2020, at 4:15 in the morning, two Boston Police officers on patrol observed the man viewing his phone and masturbating while sitting on a park bench. The officers confronted him and asked what he was watching. The man responded that he was on a website called "Grinder". The officers then arrested the man and charged him with open and gross lewdness in violation of G.L. c. 272 section 16. At your recommendation the defendant met with a forensic psychologist who prepared an evaluation and aid in sentencing report. The results of the evaluation persuaded the district attorney's office to agree to pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 Section 87. All charges with be dismissed soon. 

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  • Charges of Improper Storage of a Firearm and Domestic Assault and Battery Along With Other Crimes Against War Veteran to be Dismissed

    Our client is a war veteran with over ten year military service who served in Iraq. In February of 2020 the man was at home drinking with his wife and father-in-law. A verbal dispute between the man his wife erupted. She called the police and left the home. Officers arrived to find our client inebriated and with a gun on a table, near him and unsecured. The man confessed to having additional firearms in the home. He further told the police that one of his firearms was missing and that it had been stolen from his car. Due to his level of intoxication and the severity of the crime the police arrested him. He was charged with improper storage of a firearm under G.L. c. 140 Section 131L and filing false police report relative to the stolen weapon. This is a crime under G.L. 269 Section 13A. Later that evening the wife appeared. She was battered and bruised and claimed that our client had struck her earlier in the evening. That was corroborated by her father who was present for the incident. An additional charge of domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13M was filed. Today, notwithstanding the severity of these charges, and a strong request from the district attorney's office that our client serve a jail sentence Attorney Neyman was able to get the judge to continue the cases without a finding .

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  • Charges of Negligent Operation and Drug Possession Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    On April 6, 2021 a Massachusetts State Trooper was on patrol on Route 90 in Worcester County. He observed a man drive by him with a large lit joint in his hand. The  man was driving erratically. Once the two made eye contact the driver was pulled over. He passed the field sobriety tests. However, the trooper charged him with negligent operation of a motor vehicle under G.L. c. 90 section 24 and possession of a class D drug under G.L. c. 94C section 34. Attorney Neyman was hired. We filed motions prior to arraignment seeking dismissal based on inadequacies in complaint application and a lack of probable cause. The judge agreed and all charges were dismissed prior to arraignment. 

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  • Pretrial Probation for New York Woman Charged With Larceny Over $1,200

    The defendant lives in New York City. In January of this year police in a suburban Boston city were investigating a theft of in excess of $2,000 dollars at a local store. Two women had been detained by loss prevention personnel at the store. Video cameras showed both women acting in concert, and stealing many items from the store. They returned to the store to steal more items and were detained. Felony larceny charges under G.L. c. 266 30 issued against our client. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today, the day of arraignment our office was able to get pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 section 87 for our client. In six months all charges will be dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Assault and Battery on a Pregnant Person and Strangulation Continued Without a Finding

    The victim and defendant had been in a toxic relationship for several years. The couple have three children together. Last February, following an argument our client was accused of grabbing the victim by the throat twice and squeezing to the point where her airways were blocked and she could not breath. The victim was pregnant with the couple's third child at that time. The police were called. They interviewed the victim and had three felony charges issue. Assault and battery on a pregnant person in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 13A and two counts of strangulation in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 15D. Attorney Neyman was hired for this case. The prosecutor fought hard to have the defendant incarcerated. Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding. Provided the defendant successfully completes probation all charges will be dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    Our client owns a chain of fitness centers in Eastern Massachusetts. A few weeks ago he was involved in a confrontation with a patron at one of his gyms. The police responded to the scene. Hoping to avoid any bad publicity our client got into his car and started to drive away. Believing that our client had been involved in a fight he was immediately stopped by the police and interrogated about the incident. During the discussion officers observed a large bag of a green leafy substance in plain view. They took the drugs and weighed them. The weight was just over a pound and our client was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, a class D drug. This is a crime under G.L. c. 94C section 32C. Our office was hired to defend the accused. Attorney Neyman contacted the investigating officer to discuss the matter. After some lengthy discussions the police agreed to a dismissal of all charges prior to arraignment. 

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  • Probation Violation Hearing Withdrawn and Dismissed

    The defendant is on probation for an assault and battery case under G.L. c. 265 section 13A. Our office did not represent him in that case. Subsequently, the man was charged with domestic assault and battery G.L. c. 265 section 13M. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting that case dismissed last week. However, the probation officer in the court hearing the assault and battery case served our client with a probation violation notice asking that he be found in violation of probation. Our office was able to prevail upon the probation officer to withdraw the violation notice and the judge then dismissed the matter. 

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  • Default Removed and Warrant Vacated on Reckless Operation Charge and Case Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    The defendant is an aeronautical engineer. Two years ago he was driving his car erratically on a busy street. He approached a construction site and was signaled to slow down by a police officer working the construction site detail. Rather than slow down the man defiantly gave the middle finger to the police officer. He was tracked down by other officers in that department and cited for reckless operation of a motor vehicle in violation of G.L. c. 90 section 24. The defendant missed his arraignment and left the jurisdiction. A few weeks ago he came back to Massachusetts. Remembering that he was in default and that a warrant had been issued he contacted our office and retained Attorney Stephen Neyman. Today, we removed the default and had the warrant recalled. The district attorney's office agreed to dismiss all charges upon payment of court costs, prior to arraignment. The case is now dismissed. 

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  • Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Against Shipping Company CEO Dismissed

    On January 27, 2021 police responded to a Worcester suburb for a domestic disturbance. The victim complained to the police that her husband struck her when she was sleeping as he was bothered by her snoring. Our office was retained to defend the husband who was charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 13M. Today, we succeeded in getting all charges dismissed. 

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  • Bail Conditions Modified to Remove Stay Away and No Contact Order

    The defendant has a pending domestic assault and battery case G.L. c. 265 section 13M along with a companion 209A restraining order. The restraining order was modified to permit contact between the defendant and the complaining witness for the purpose of child welfare and visitation. However, there remained in place a stay away and no contact order issued by the judge in the criminal case. Over objection of the prosecutor we were able to get the judge to modify the conditions to match with the modified restraining order. 

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  • Continuance Without a Finding For Man Charged With Larceny of a Motor Vehicle and Assorted Motor Vehicle Crimes

    On November 1, 2019 members of a suburban Boston police department responded to an accident scene. They immediately observed a car with extensive damage. The vehicle was running and the operator was not in the car. Bystanders told the officers that they had witnessed the incident and described the driver as a man wearing clown makeup and with particularized clothing. Within a few minutes the officers located our client. The witnesses made a positive identification of our client as the man who was driving the car. The police soon learned that the car had been stolen from outside of a restaurant in another municipality. Our client was arrested and charged with receiving a stolen motor vehicle, G.L. c. 266 section 28, leaving the scene of an accident with property damage, G.L. c. 90 section 24, OUI, G.L. c. 90 section 24, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, G.L. c. 90 section 24 and malicious destruction to property over $1,200 in violation of G.L. c. 266 section 127. Our office was retained to represent the defendant. Today, we were able to get the case continued without a finding. In one year the charges will all be dismissed. 

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  • Pretrial Probation Under G.L. c. 276 Section 87 Terminated Early

    Several months ago our client was placed in pretrial probation under G.L. c. 267 section 87 for a drug possession case G.L. c. 94C section 34 with the condition that he get a drug dependency evaluation. The evaluation came back favorable to our client. As a result we went back into court to move to terminate probation. That effort was successful today. 

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  • Domestic Assault and Battery Case Against Plastics Engineer Dismissed

    Our client is a plastics engineer with two doctorate degrees. He works for a biohazard company in Massachusetts and is their chief operating officer. On August 13, 2020 police responded to a call for a domestic assault and battery. They were met by the victim who stated that she and her husband had a verbal argument that became physical. Our client grabbed the woman by the neck pushing her head towards the floor demanding that she clean up spilled food. Our client did not deny the allegations to the police and he was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13M. Today, our office was able to get all charges dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Criminal Harassment Against Electrical Contractor Do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    Our client is an electrical contractor who has worked for the union on commercial jobs for over thirty years. He also works freelance for a private organization installing electrical for residential homes. The union permits him to have additional work. Recently our client and the domestic contractor got into a dispute over money. Our client was not paid for his services. He responded by writing threatening letters to the employer and the employer's wife. A criminal complaint application for criminal harassment was issued by the clerk's office and a clerk magistrate hearing was scheduled. Our client was facing criminal harassment charges under G.L. c. 265 section 43A. Our office was hired to represent the man. We were able to convince the clerk magistrate not to issue the complaint. 

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  • Charges of Distribution of a Class B Drug and Possession With Intent to Distribute a Class C Drug Against Pharmaceutical Executive Nolle Prossed

    On July 15, 2020, members of an urban Massachusetts drug task force entered our client's home with a search warrant not issued by a Massachusetts law enforcement agency. During the search drugs were found. Our client was charged with possession with intent to distribute a class B drug, a felony under G.L. c. 90C section 32A. He was also charged with possession with intent to distribute a class D drug in violation of G.L. c. 90C section 32C. The latter crime is a misdemeanor. We fought to get the affidavit in support of the search warrant provided. Inasmuch as the prosecution was unable to do we were able to have all charges dismissed. 

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  • Veteran's Court Diversion for Man Charged With Domestic Assault and Battery

    Our client is a veteran of the United States Army. He was recently charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 15A, a felony in Massachusetts. It was alleged that on October 17, 2020, during a fight with his wife our client threw a cell phone at his wife, hitting her in the face and requiring a hospital visit and stitched. Our client's military service made him eligible for pre-arraignment diversion under G.L. c. 276A section 10. The probation interview deemed our client a good candidate for the program. He will not be arraigned on the case. The felony charges were dropped to misdemeanor assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13A for which our client will not have a criminal record. 

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  • Software Engineer Arrested for 209A Violation Released After Contentious Bail Hearing

    Our client is a software engineer with a pending domestic assault and battery case, G.L. c. 265 section 13M and a collateral restraining order G.L. c 209A. The complaining witness recently learned that our client intended to leave the jurisdiction to visit with a sick family member. Feeling like she had lost her control over our client the complaining witness called the police to report a violation of the restraining order. The defendant was arrested. We appeared in court immediately and after a contentious bail hearing the judge agreed to release our client. Given that the restraining order has no travel restrictions we were able to convince the district attorney's office not to charge the defendant with the 209A order violation. 

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  • Pre-Arraignment Diversion for Woman Charges With Assault and Battery By Means of a Dangerous Weapon and Multiple Motor Vehicle Crimes

    In August of 2020 our client suffered a mental break after being misdiagnosed for a particular type of mental illness. During the manic episode she drove her car 60 miles to an airport. She was driving erratically, making illegal U turns and driving in the wrong direction on airport roads. The police attempted to stop her. In doing so the woman drove her vehicle into two police cruisers causing extensive damage. She was apprehended and taken to a mental health facility. She was ultimately charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon under G.L. c. 265 section 15A, negligent operation of a motor vehicle under G.L. c. 90 section 24, failing to stop for a police officer under G.L. c. 90 section 25 and operating a motor vehicle while uninsured under G.L. c. 90 section 34J. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent her. We were able to obtain copies of our client's mental health history with professional proof that her actions were caused exclusively by her mental illness. Based on this we were able to convince the district attorney's office not to have her arraigned, instead to continue with her mental health treatment and counseling as recommended by her doctors. The case was diverted and will not be prosecuted. 

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  • Judge Releases Man From Custody Finding No Dangerousness Under G.L. c. 276 Section 58A

    A few weeks ago our client was in an accident on an interstate highway in Bristol County. He was driving a car occupied by his friend, front seat passenger and girlfriend, rear seat driver's side passenger. When the police arrived at the scene they immediately called EMS. All occupants were medevaced to a Boston hospital. Pursuant to an inventory policy the police towed the vehicle and searched a backpack in the rear passenger seat. In it they found a firearm. All occupants were charged with various gun charges. The district attorney's office moved for detention under the Massachusetts Dangerousness Law, G.L. c. 276 58A. Attorney Neyman was hired and after a protracted bail argument the judge agreed not to hold the defendant under that statute and he was released. 

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  • Two Gun Charges Against Known Drug Dealer Dismissed at Arraignment

    The defendant was driving a motor vehicle in a Massachusetts city. He was stopped when the police allegedly observed him run a stop sign without stopping. The officers ordered the defendant to get out of the car without reasonable suspicion or probable cause to do so. They then searched the vehicle and located a large capacity firearm. Since the man had a prior gun conviction he was charged with violating G.L. c. 269 section 10(m) and G.L. c. 269 section 10G. Arguing the legality of the stop, search and seizure Attorney Neyman moved for a dismissal at arraignment. Unable to provide a valid and defensible reason for the police actions the district attorney agreed that the case would inevitably be dismissed. Accordingly, the judge dismissed all charges. 

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  • Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Against Hair Salon Owner do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    Several weeks ago members of a suburban Boston police department responded to a call for a domestic incident. They arrived to find the defendant and her boyfriend engaged in a loud verbal argument. The two were separated and interviewed by the police. The boyfriend made statements indicating that the girlfriend had pushed and struck him several times. Independent police observations corroborated the statements. The woman received a summons for a clerk magistrate hearing. Our office represented her successfully. We convinced the clerk magistrate not to issue the G.L. c. 265 section 13M complaint. 

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  • Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Against Software Company CEO Dismissed

    In November of 2020 members of a suburban police department were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in progress. The officers who responded heard screaming and immediately entered the home. They were met by the man's wife who detailed the issues. Apparently her husband, the defendant had been out golfing and drinking. He was supposed to pick up their teenage daughter. When he arrived at the home she was visiting his daughter's friends parents noticed that our client was highly intoxicated. They responded by driving our client and his daughter home. Upon learning this the wife became outraged and an argument ensued. During the argument our client, a software company CEO pushed his wife. The daughter witnessed this and called the police. Charges of domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13M were filed. Our office was hired. Attorney Neyman quickly scheduled the case for trial. Today, the day of trial all charges were dismissed after the wife invoked her marital privilege. 

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  • Bail Reinstated for Man Charged With Multiple Counts of Open and Gross Lewdness

    In July of 2020 the defendant was arrested and charged with multiple counts of open and gross lewdness under G.L. c. 272 section 16. He was placed on conditions of pretrial release that included refraining from the use of alcohol, a trigger for his alleged unlawful behavior. A SCRAMM device was required. In October the defendant was found in violation of his conditions of release when he became severely intoxicated. He was revoked pursuant to G.L. c. 276 section 58B and given the statutory 90 day jail sentence. Attorney Neyman filed a motion under Commonwealth v. Lougee requesting reinstatement of bail and conditions of release. The judge agreed with our request and allowed the motion. The defendant was released from custody. 

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  • Drug Possession Case Dismissed After Completion of Diversion Program and Dismissal of Motor Vehicle Crimes

    The defendant is a business owner in central Massachusetts. In November of 2019 she was stopped for operating a motor vehicle that was unregistered and uninsured. The status of the vehicle required it to be towed. During an inventory search the police found methamphetamine, a class B drug in the center console. The operator was arrested and charged with operating uninsured G.L. c. 90 section 34J, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration under G.L. c. 90 section 23 and possession of a class B drug in violation of G.L. c. 94C section 34. Our office was hired to represent the defendant. We were able to get the motor vehicle crime dismissed. The prosecutor and the judge agreed to place the defendant in a diversion program under G.L. c. 276A for the drug possession crime. A successful completion of this program will result in a dismissal. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Non-Citizen Graduate Student Dismissed

    Our client is working on her PhD at a local top 10 university. In December of 2020 she and her boyfriend got into an argument in their suburban Boston apartment. The argument escalated and became physical. The police were called by another roommate. When they arrived they spoke with the defendant and the victim. The victim had cuts on his face. He complained that his girlfriend, our client struck him during the argument. Our client was also interviewed. She admitted that there was an argument but she refused to comment on the specifics. She was arrested and charged with one count of domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13M. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired. Recognizing the "victim" had a Fifth Amendment privilege we quickly scheduled a trial date for today. The victim appeared, asserted his privilege and the case was dismissed. 

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  • Pretrial Probation for South Shore Massachusetts Business Owner Charged With Felony and Misdemeanor Distribution of THC Oil and Marijuana

    The defendant is the owner of a business that has been struggling for the past year. Anonymous tips made him the focal point of a south shore Massachusetts drug investigation. The investigating department believed that the business problems provided a motive for the man to resort to drug sales. In January the officers learned that the defendant would be conducting sales of drugs at a local mall. Their source was corroborated when the defendant drove to the parking lot and met with other known drug dealers. The parties entered a restaurant in the mall and exited an hour later. In doing so all parties entered the defendant's car. The defendant drove the vehicle to a remote location in the parking lot. He stopped and retrieved a bag from the trunk. He then drove the other men back to their car and left the lot. The officers believed that they had just witnessed a drug transaction. Our client was stopped and found to be in possession of a large sum of money. The other individuals were stopped. A search of their car revealed the bag that our client had taken from his trunk. The bag contained a sufficient amount of drugs. Our client was consequently charged with distribution of class D in violation of G.L. c. 94C section 32C and distribution of Class C in violation of G.L. c. 94C section 32B. The former is a misdemeanor and the latter a felony in accordance with Massachusetts law. Our office was able to get pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 section 87 on each count. This case will be dismissed in a few months. 

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  • Pretrial Probation for Man Charged With Two Counts of Drug Distribution

    In August of 2019 members of a drug task force in the city of Boston were patrolling and conducting surveillance in a part of the city known for high incidents of drug distribution activity. Officers observed our client pick up a known drug user, circle around the block and drop the individual back at the same location. The incident lasted a few minutes. Believing they had just witnessed a drug transaction the officers converged on the buyer. They interrogated him. He quickly revealed that he had just purchased heroin and cocaine from our client. Other  members of the surveillance stopped our client. In plain view they observed drugs packaged identically to the drugs just seized from the buyer. Our client was arrested and charged with two counts of distribution of drugs, cocaine and heroin respectively. These are drug crimes in Massachusetts under G.L. c. 94C section 32 and G.L. c. 94C section 32A. Attorney Neyman was retained to defend this case. Today, the district attorney agreed to pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 section 87. All charges will be dismissed in a few months.

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  • Petition to Seal Allowed for Car Dealership Owner Charged With Drug Distribution

    Our client owns a large car dealership in a Boston suburb. A few years ago he was charged with three counts of distribution of a class B drug in violation of G.L. c. 94C section 32A and possessing a dangerous weapon under G.L. c. 269 section 10(b). Attorney Neyman prevailed on a motion to suppress an illegal search and seizure and the prosecution was unable to proceed with its case. The district attorney's office filed a nolle prosse. Our client asked us to petition to seal his case under G.L. c. 276 section 100. We filed the petition on Monday. A hearing was scheduled for today and the judge agreed to allow the petition. The matter is now sealed. 

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  • Pretrial Probation for Local Business Owner Charged With Possession of Class B Drug and Conspiracy to Violate Massachusetts Drug Laws

    In September of 2020 members of a university police department were monitoring activity on campus consistent with drug sales. They contacted the city police department for assistance. Both agencies formed a surveillance operation during which they observed what they perceived to be drug transactions. During one of the deals the police saw our client, a local business owner seated in the passenger seat of a car buying drugs. After the deal was consummated, the police approached our client and found several oxycodone pills in his lap and on the floor of the car underneath where he was sitting. Our client was arrested and charged with possession of a class B drug pursuant to G.L. c. 94C section 34 and conspiracy to violate the Massachusetts drug laws under G.L. c. 94C section 40. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired to defend this man. Today, the district attorney and the judge agreed with a pretrial probation disposition under G.L. c. 276 section 87. All charges will be officially dismissed in a few months. 

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  • Charges of Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon and Assault and Battery Dismissed

    On July 11, 2020 police in a city south of Boston received a call for a domestic disturbance. The reporting party is the defendant's wife who told the police that her husband and son got into a physical altercation. When the officers arrived at the scene they were immediately met by the victim who was crying and visibly injured. He reported that his father, the defendant, had been verbally abusive to his mother. This resulted in the father and son arguing. The argument became physical. Witnesses observed the father beat his son with his fists and a cord. The police arrested the father and charged him with assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 13A and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, a crime under G.L. c. 265 section 15A. Our office was retained to represent the defendant. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed.

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  • Pretrial Probation for Nurse Charged With Assault and Battery

    The defendant is a nurse at a well known Massachusetts. In May of 2020 police in a Boston suburb responded to a call on which the caller hung up. They arrived to find the defendant, very upset and claiming that the police were not needed. Sensing something was wrong the officers persisted in their questioning. The defendant admitted to having stress due to the recent quarantine orders. She further stated that she and her boyfriend were experiencing struggles in their relationship. Officers observed school aged children in the home and interviewed them separate from the defendant. Their interviews disclosed that the defendant, their mother, had been physically abusive with them. The defendant's boyfriend corroborated the children's accounts. The police arrested our client and charged her with assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13A. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired to represent the defendant. Today, pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 section 87 was imposed. All charges will soon be dismissed. The defendant will not have any collateral consequences with her employer. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Non-Citizen Dismissed

    On September 20, 2020 police were dispatched to an apartment complex for a report of a domestic disturbance. They were met by the victim who was the wife of our client. She was the person who made the 911 call. The wife claimed that the defendant complained about the quality of her cooking which in turn caused the two to argue. After an exchange of verbal assaults our client pushed the victim. The pushing continued and prompted the victim to make the call to the police. According to the police report our client did not refute the accusations. He was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13M. He immediately retained our office. Our client is a non-citizen so in order to avoid the possibility of deportation the case needed to be dimissed. Today, all charges were dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery and Assault and Battery Means of a Dangerous Weapon to be Dismissed After Pretrial Probation

    Nearly two years ago the defendant and his girlfriend were in Massachusetts visiting for the weekend. They were staying at an upscale hotel having drinks in the bar. The two started arguing. The dispute escalated and the defendant then struck the victim with her purse in the back of the head. The police were called. The woman claimed that the defendant had been violent with her in the past. Two employees of the hotel bar claimed to have witnessed the attack as well. Our client was located in his room and arrested. He was charged with domestic assault and battery G.L. c. 265 section 13M and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon under G.L. c. 265 section 15A. Attorney Neyman was hired immediately. After two years of litigation we were able to get the district attorney's office and the judge to agree to pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 section 87. In six months all charges will be dismissed. 

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  • Conditions of Release and Bail Modified for Defendant Facing Serious Gun Charges

    The defendant is facing serious gun charges in the superior court. He was charged with carrying a firearm without a license to carry under G.L. c. 269 section 10(a), carrying a loaded firearm under G.L. c. 269 10(n)  and eight additional counts including several serious drug charges. He was initially detained under G.L. c. 276 section 58A until he engaged our office to represent him. We have successfully modified his conditions of release several times, most recently to permit him to work out of state and partially eliminate his curfew. 

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  • Charges of Assault and Battery on a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest to be Dismissed

    In January of 2020 officers in a suburban Boston police department responded to a wellness call. When they arrived they were met by the defendant who admitted to making the call out of concern for a family member who was now fine. The officers insisted on following through with their investigation. The defendant resisted their efforts. He asked the police to leave. They would not. Consequently, our client pushed one of the officers. The other officers then attempted to arrest our client. He resisted. He was charged with assault and battery on a police officer in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 13D and resisting arrest under G.L. c. 268 section 32B. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the defendant. Today, it was agreed that the matters would be continued without a finding for six months. At that time all charges will be dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against PhD Candidate Dismissed

    The defendant is a PhD candidate with a distinguished military career. On July 7, 2020 he and his girlfriend got into an argument that became physical. In actuality the girlfriend struck and strangled our client leaving significant injuries. Rather than call the police and file a complaint against her our client left. A few hours later he was arrested for domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 section 13M. Apparently the girlfriend discussed this matter with family members who encouraged her to turn the tables on our client. Initially the deception worked. However, once our office became involved we applied for and were given a cross complaint against the girlfriend for three felony charges and a misdemeanor charge. As a result of a mutual exercise of 5th Amendment privileges the prosecution was unable to proceed against either party and all matters were dismissed. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    Our client is a non-citizen working on her PhD from a top ten university. In September of this year she and her husband got into a heated argument over money. The argument turned violent. Personal items of significant value were destroyed. As the matter escalated the husband called the police. They arrived to find the husband bloodied and injured. He explained that during the incident our client struck him several times. Fortunately, even though an arrest was made no criminal complaint was initially filed. Instead, our client was given a summons for a clerk magistrate hearing for a complaint of domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 section 13M. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired. Today, after a clerk magistrate hearing, the clerk decided not to issue the complaint. 

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  • Charges of Drug Possession Dismissed

    Our client is a college professor, tenured and with over forty years at the same university. He has fought addiction problems over the course of his life and has on several occasions been charged with drug possession. Last spring undercover officers were monitoring an area known for high volume drug sales. They observed an Hispanic male making contact with our client who at that time was on foot. The officers lost sight of our client only to find him minutes later lighting a homemade pipe and smoking a substance they believed to be drugs. Upon further investigation the police learned that the substance was crack cocaine and our client was arrested. He was charged with possession of a class B substance in violation of G.L. c. 94C section 34. He hired Attorney Stephen Neyman immediately. Today we succeeded in getting all charges dismissed. 

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