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  • West Roxbury District Court: Allegations of Assault and Battery and Strangulation Dismissed After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    Our client is a twenty year old college junior. On December 10, 2016 she and her roommates threw a party for friends with whom they went to school. Sometime during the evening several uninvited guests arrived. These people were rude, intoxicated and violent towards our client and her guests. Accordingly, they were asked to leave. A young woman was insulted by the request and struck our client in the head with a tequila bottle. Our client was bloodied and required hospitalization. The police investigated and charged the assailant with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon. Weeks later, in an attempt to neutralize our client, this woman filed an application for a cross complaint charging two counts of assault and battery, G.L. c. 265 Section 13A and strangulation, G.L. c. 265 Section 15D. Attorney Neyman was immediately hired. Our client refused to back down from the efforts to neutralize her and refused to enter into a mutual exercise of 5th Amendment privileges. Instead, she opted to fight the allegations. We respected that decision and defended a contentious clerk magistrate hearing. The assistant clerk magistrate ruled in our favor and did not issue the complaint. The case was dismissed.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    On March 30, 2014 members of the Waltham police department responded to a call for a domestic disturbance at a single family home. The police immediately made contact with the victim who claimed that during a conversation with our client he was struck several times. The victim further stated that he was kicked in his genital area. Officers observed scratch marks, bruises and other injuries consistent with the victim's story. They located the defendant who was charged with assault and battery. He quickly retained our office. We scheduled a trial date as quickly as possible. Today, prior to trial all charges were dismissed.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Charges of Assault and Battery Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    The accused is a school teacher at a suburban elementary school. The Boston Police alleged that on July 6, 2014, she along with a male companion were at the intersection of Charles Street and Boylston Street in Boston. Both were in a vehicle driven by the defendant. She stopped the car at which point the male passenger got out and got into a dispute with a bystander on the street. The argument escalated and the passenger struck the man causing him severe injuries requiring medical attention. The two left the scene. A follow up investigation led the police to the woman who admitted being with the man but denied involvement in the assault. At a clerk magistrate hearing today Attorney Neyman got all charges of assault and battery dismissed. No complaint will issue.

  • Lawrence District Court: Pretrial Probation For Contractor Charged With Resisting Arrest, Assault and Battery on a Police Officer and Disorderly Conduct

    On Thursday December 26, 2013 Andover, Massachusetts police officers were dispatched to a local bar on a report of a fight with injuries. Two alleged participants were immediately removed from the establishment and detained by the police. At that point the defendant came out of the bar and began yelling at one of the combatants. Officers told him to go back into the bar. He refused, instead getting into a verbal dispute with the police. The man became physically aggressive with the officers. Attempts to subdue him failed. Consequently, one of the police officers Tased the suspect and arrested him. He was charged with assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get pretrial probation for the man. All charges will be dismissed.

  • Plymouth District Court: Charges of Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon Against Pembroke Man Dismissed At Pretrial Hearing

    The prosecution alleged that on March 30, 2013 the defendant, a twenty-three year old man from Pembroke was involved in a fight with another man about the same age. According to reports, the victim went to the Marshfield police department claiming that during a dispute over some computing equipment our client took a baseball bat and struck him several times causing bodily injury. The police officers photographed the injuries and the victim sought medical attention. The police further investigated the incident and located our client, finding him in possession of the weapon. He was charged with Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon. The case was scheduled today for pretrial. Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 §87 for man charged with Assault and Battery, Intimidation of a Witness, Threatening to Commit a Crime and Malicious Destruction of Property Over $250

    Waltham District Court: According to a detailed Weston, Massachusetts police report, on September 16, 2013 a motorist called the police after observing a woman walking in a troubled manner. The woman was barefoot, holding her right side and in severe pain. She had a bruised nose and a bloody lip. She reported that the defendant fought with her over a cell phone and computer during which he threw the items at her, hitting her, causing injury and damaging other property in the home. The defendant threatened to kill her if she called the police. The police interviewed the defendant who, in essence, gave the same story as the victim. Charges were brought. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get pretrial probation for all charges. Everything will be dismissed upon the completion of unsupervised probation.

  • Pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 §87 for non-citizen charged with felony drug offense

    Lynn District Court: In July of 2000 members of the Saugus Police and other officers assigned to an Essex County Massachusetts Drug Task Force conducted an undercover drug investigation in North Shore clubs. There, with the assistance of a confidential informant the officers met up with the defendant, a suspected ecstasy dealer. Negotiations resulted in the purchase of a significant amount of this club drug by an undercover officer. The defendant was arrested and charged with distribution of drugs. Attorney Neyman secured pretrial probation for the man today. All charges will soon be dismissed. There will be no immigration consequences.

  • Assault and Battery Charges Against MIT Engineer Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    Newton District Court: Our client is an MIT phd. engineer from Korea. It was alleged that he assaulted a nineteen year old girl in her home, trying to kiss her and touch her inappropriately on more than one occasion. The girl complained to her mother who in turn contacted the police. An application for a criminal complaint charging assault and battery issued. Attorney Neyman defended the accused and was able to prevent the complaint from issuing.

  • Charges of Assault and Battery Against Electrical Engineer to be Dismissed

    Malden District Court: The prosecution alleged that on July 4, 2013 members of the Malden Police Department were dispatched to a home for a report of an assault and battery. The officers arrived and were met by several women who confirmed that the defendant, an electrical engineer living with these women, had struck one of the roommates during a dispute. The defendant was questioned by the police officers and admitted to having struck the victim. Attorney Neyman was retained by the defendant. Today, pretrial probation pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 276 Section 87 was imposed. The case will be dismissed in nine months.

  • Arraignment on Assault and Battery Continued in Contemplation of Dismissal

    Plymouth District Court: The defendant was charged with Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon and summonsed to court. He hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Unbeknownst to the court a cross-complaint was filed against the complainant. The cross-complainant did not appear in court. Our office succeeded in avoiding the arraignment. Negotiations with the prosecution are underway in an effort to have all charges dismissed prior to arraignment.

  • Cocaine Trafficking Sentence Reduced by More Than Ten Years After Drug Lab Scandal Irregularities Exposed

    Bristol County Superior Court Fall River: The defendant was originally convicted of Trafficking Cocaine in an amount that mandated a fifteen year sentence. Shortly after the Massachusetts Drug Lab scandal broke the defendant contacted Attorney Stephen Neyman. Our office learned that the drug certificates were signed by the chemist under scrutiny for falsifying drug testing results. Through a motion for a new trial we were able to get back into court and get the sentence reduced by more than ten years. The defendant will be eligible for parole shortly.

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Pharmacy Student to be Dismissed

    Roxbury District Court: On February 10, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts police responded to a call for a domestic disturbance at an apartment building. The callers were outside of the building hearing a woman screaming. They were able to see a man chasing in the apartment and hearing her yell "get off of me". The responding officers also heard the screams. They went to the top floor of the apartment building and to the area from where the screams were coming. There, through an open door they saw the defendant on top of a woman struggling. The woman had bruising consistent with the officer's observations. The man, a local pharmacy student was arrested and charged with Domestic Assault and Battery. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding. All charges will be dismissed in sixty days.

  • Charges of Assault and Battery, Felony Larceny and Threats to Commit Murder dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Roxbury District Court: The prosecution alleged that in March of 2013 our client, an eighteen year old high school girl threatened to kill a particular person and struck this person. It was further alleged that the defendant had stolen two thousand three hundred dollars worth of jewelry and a significant amount of cash from a home where the complaining witness resided. The defendant was charged with Threatening to Commit a Crime, Larceny Over $250 and Assault and Battery. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed at a Clerk's Hearing.

  • Indecent Assault and Battery on a Person Over Fourteen, Assault and Battery and Threats Charges Against Boston City Worker Dismissed

    Quincy District Court: Randolph, Massachusetts police reported that on May 23, 2011 they received a call from a woman claiming that a Boston Housing inspector who was inspecting her home sexually assaulted her. During the course of the inspection the man was caught going into her underwear drawer. She confronted him at which time he threatened to report housing violations if she did not perform sexual acts on him. The man then grabbed her breasts and started playing with his penis. The penis became erect and the man made more sexually aggressive overtures towards her. The man was charged with Indecent Assault and Battery, Assault and Battery and Threats. All charges were dismissed today.

  • Pretrial Probation for Aeronautical Engineer Accused of Felony Malicious Destruction to Property

    Boston Municipal Court: The defendant is a twenty seven year old aeronautical engineer who was charged with Malicious Destruction to Property Over $250, a felony in Massachusetts. The prosecution alleged that on March 23, 2013 the accused while inebriated destroyed parking lot gates and harassed people on the streets. When the police arrived he tried to flee the scene. He was apprehended and hired our office to defend him. Today Attorney Neyman was able to get the man pretrial probation. The matter will not be prosecuted if the defendant stays out of trouble for the next year.

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

    Boston Municipal Court: In 2007 uniformed police officers in downtown Boston encountered the defendant and another using profanity and pushing a crowd of people in an MBTA station. As the officers approached to investigate they observed the defendant throw a trash barrel and its contents into the street attempting to hit passing cars. When the officers tried to talk to the suspect he hit them in the chest and started to run. He was caught and fought attempts to place him in handcuffs. The defendant was charged with Assault and Battery on a police officer, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Person. He defaulted on his court obligations and recently retained our office to remove the default. Today, all charges were continued without a finding. If the defendant remains free of legal trouble for the next year all charges will be dismissed.

  • Cocaine Trafficking Charges reduced and to be dismissed

    Waltham District Court: On August 25, 2011 armed with an arrest warrant Watertown, Massachusetts police set up surveillance looking for a man with whom the defendant had associated. When the target of the warrant appeared at the anticipated location officers saw the defendant driving closely behind him. The vehicles made counter-surveillance movements and met up a short distance away. There, officers witnessed a drug transaction. The defendant and other man were apprehended. Officers found fourteen grams of cocaine and a substantial amount of money. Both were charged with Trafficking Cocaine. Attorney Neyman was able to get the trafficking charges reduced and had the case continued without a finding. All charges will be dismissed in one year.

  • Charges of Home Invasion, Armed Burglary, Assault and Battery and Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon Dismissed

    Marlborough District Court: On February 16, 2013 Marlborough, Massachusetts police officers responded to an apartment for a call that someone had broken into a home and assaulted its occupants. The occupants reported to the police that the defendant, a Sudbury, Massachusetts businessman had kicked in a window, entered the property, grabbed and punched the female occupant and chased the male occupant into the parking lot. The suspect fled and was apprehended nearby by the police. Charges of Home Invasion, Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, Armed Burglar and more were filed. After a series of court appearances involving various pretrial motions Attorney Stephen Neyman succeeded in getting all charged dismissed.

  • Drug Distribution Charges Against Local Restaurant Manager Continued Without a Finding, School Zone Dismissed

    Lowell District Court: On December 2, 2012 members of the Lowell, Massachusetts Department acting in an undercover capacity observed a vehicle being driven by the defendant being operated in an erratic manner. The officer pulled the car over and immediately smelled a strong odor of unburnt marijuana coming from the car. When they made contact with the operator, a local restaurant manager, they saw in plain view drug distribution paraphernalia. Specifically, the police saw packaging materials and a digital scale. The defendant was arrested and charged with Possession With Intent to Distribute narcotics and a Massachusetts School Zone Violation. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the School Zone Charges dismissed and the remaining Massachusetts Drug Charges continued without a finding. All charges will be dismissed shortly.

  • Waltham, Massachusetts Businessman Receives Pretrial Probation For Domestic Assault and Battery, Charges to be Dismissed in Three Months

    Framingham District Court: The prosecution alleged that on June 4, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. Natick, Massachusetts police officers were dispatched to an apartment for a domestic disturbance. They arrived to find the victim who complained that she had been struck by the defendant during an argument over how baby food was being prepared. The officers observed injuries to the victim's lips and noticed some bleeding. A contemporaneous 911 call supported the victim's complaints and neighbors were available as witnesses to certain critical aspects of the incident. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting three months pretrial probation for the client pursuant to M.G.L. c. 276 section 87. All charges will be dismissed and the defendant will have no criminal record.

  • Charges of Assault and Battery, Disorderly Conduct and Assault and Battery on a Police Office to be Dismissed

    Newburyport District Court: The prosecution alleged that on February 17, 2013 plain clothed police officers in Newburyport, Massachusetts heard a loud argument outside of a bar. When they approached they observed a man beating another man. The officers intervened and tried to subdue the man they perceived to be the aggressor. The man began yelling profanities at the officers and threatened them as well. He was arrested and taken to the police station. There, he threatened another police officer and spit in the officer's face. He was charged with Assault and Battery on a Police Officer, Assault and Battery and Disorderly Person. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without finding for six months. On September 25, 2013 all charges will be dismissed.

  • Assault and Battery Case Against Local College Student Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    Newton District Court: The prosecution alleged that on October 13, 2012 police at a local university responded to a dormitory for a report of an assault and battery. Officers met up with the victim who reported that the defendant, his roommate, were at a party and got into an argument about spreading rumors about some of the women on campus. The victim claimed that he was confronted in the bathroom where he was struck by the defendant. The defended was arrested and hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. Today, we were able to get the case dismissed prior to arraignment.

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Dismissed on Day of Trial

    Boston Municipal Court: The prosecution alleged that on March 18, 2012 members of the Boston Police Department received a call to a local posh hotel from a security officer. When the police arrived they found the complaining witness, a forty one year old female bleeding from the mouth. The woman told the police that she confronted her husband about some infidelity and then punched her in the mouth several times and started to choke her. The woman was treated at a Boston hospital where she received stitches to her lip. The defendant was arrested walking on a nearby highway towards his home. Today, Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired to defend the man. Today, we succeeded in getting the case dismissed.

  • Charges of Assault and Battery (Domestic) Resolved by Pretrial Probation

    Lowell District Court: The prosecution accused our client of Assault and Battery stemming from an April incident. The complaining witness and the defendant have children together. During the defendant's visit with his children he and the complainant got into an argument. She accused him of hitting her in front of the children. The Lowell, Massachusetts police were called. Trial was scheduled for today. The defendant agreed to ninety days Pretrial Probation. Provided he remain free from criminal legal troubles the case will be dismissed. If he violates the conditions of the probation the prosecution can revive the case if it so chooses.

  • Open and Gross Lewdness, Indecent Assault and Battery, Assault and Battery Charged to be Dismissed Against Boston Financial Executive

    Quincy District Court: On August 5, 2011 Weymouth, Massachusetts police responded to a local hospital for a report of a sexual assault. The complainant stated that he and another friend met up with the defendant at a local bar. Just before leaving the bar the man stated that he had a headache. He reported that the defendant then gave him two pills. He became nauseous and started to vomit. He woke up hours later to find the defendant lying on top of him, kissing him, and rubbing his legs and thighs near his genitals. Toxicology reports indicated that the victim had doxylamine, a date rape drug in his system. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to convince the judge to continue the case without a finding. If all conditions are properly satisfied all charges will be dismissed.

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery against orthopedic surgeon to be dismissed

    Brighton District Court: According to the prosecution on January 28, 2012 police were dispatched to a location in Allston, Massachusetts where they were met by the complainant. The victim told the police that her ex-boyfriend entered her home and physically assaulted her. Specifically, the defendant forcefully grabbed her, shook her and refused to let her go. When she ultimately escaped his grip she called the police. The woman claimed that earlier in their relationship there had been some physical and verbal abuse. While the police were obtaining this information the defendant called her cell phone twenty eight times. He was arrested and charged with Domestic Assault and Battery. The defendant, a local physician retained Attorney Stephen Neyman. Today the case was resolved by pretrial probation. Once the pretrial period expires all charges will be dismissed.

  • Assault and Battery, Disorderly Conduct Complaints Against Local School Teacher Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    Boston Municipal Court: At 1:30 a.m. on April 21, 2012 Boston Police officers patrolling the Back Bay observed a female throwing punches at a male while shouting obscenities. A crowd gathered and the woman continued her assault in the presence of the officers. Multiple witnesses came forward to corroborate the account given by the victim. The suspect, a local school teacher was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery and Disorderly Conduct. She hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to defend her. Today, all charges were dismissed prior to arraignment.

  • Charges of assault and battery on an elderly person dismissed

    Newburyport District Court: It was alleged that our client, a California college student, hit his elderly mother in the face multiple times after an argument in a hotel. When police responded, they allegedly saw that our client's mother had a black eye. She reportedly told them that she and our client had been drinking heavily and got into an argument about which would get to use the better hotel room. She also allegedly said that our client has been physically abusing her on a regular basis for several years. Today, our office was able to get the charges dismissed.

  • Charges of assault and battery on a pregnant woman and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon dropped

    Waltham District Court: It was alleged that our client beat his daughter, who was 9 months pregnant, with a belt because he believed that she or his younger daughter had stolen money from him while he took a nap. Our client's pregnant daughter was transported to the hospital due to intense pressure in her abdomen. It was also alleged that during the same episode, our client kicked his 4-year-old son in the sternum area. Our office was successful in convincing the district attorney's office that there was not enough evidence to move forward with this case, and the charges were dropped today.

  • Charges of assault and battery dismissed before arraignment

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Assault and Battery case dismissed against local businessman.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Assault and Battery case against local college student dismissed

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

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery dismissed against Lexington businessman

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

  • Charges of Assault and Battery Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

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

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery against Kansas City man dismissed in Boston Municipal Court

    Boston Municipal Court # 10-3864. The prosecution alleged that on May 30, 2010 around 4:15 a.m. Boston police received a dispatch for a case of domestic violence at a local hotel. The police arrived to find the defendant passed out in his hotel room bathtub. His wife was in the hotel lobby, crying and complaining that she had just been hit several times by the defendant. The defendant was from Kansas City and was in town for the weekend, watching the Royals play the Red Sox. Attorney Neyman was retained to represent the defendant. He moved for the first available trial date. Today, all charges against the man were dismissed.

  • Assault and Battery By Means of a Dangerous Weapon Charges to be Dismissed Against Lawrence Man

    Lawrence District Court # 09-5674. The prosecution alleged that on October 8, 2009 the defendant went to his former wife's home to drop off their child. Angered by the fact that the defendant was late for the drop off the complainant began verbally assaulting our client. She claimed that he then became verbally abusive and threatening. The defendant then drove his car off, sideswiping the woman in the process. There had been a history of domestic abuse allegations between the two. Today our office was able to get the case continued without a finding. If the defendant remains free of legal problems for the next year the case will be dismissed.

  • Charges Of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Boston Business Owner Dismissed

    Boston Municipal Court # 2010-0159. The prosecution alleged that on January 17, 2010 at 1:32 a.m. members of the Boston Police Department were dispatched to Charles Street in Boston for a call of an incident of Domestic Violence. Upon arrival the officer contacted the victim, the defendant's wife who reported that during an argument the defendant grabbed and pushed her into the master bedroom, holding her against a window. The victim tried to leave and call for help but she was held against her will and constantly pushed into the bedroom. Attorney Neyman was hired and quickly set the case for trial. Today, the day of trial, all charges were dismissed.

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery against local college student dismissed

    Boston Municipal Court # 10-0915. The prosecution claimed that on February 5, 2010 a 911 call was placed to the Boston Police. The call complained of excessive noise, glass breaking, yelling and screaming. The police responded to find the victim covered in blood and bleeding from wounds to his hands and other parts of his body. The interior of the home was destroyed. The defendant, a local college student was charged with Domestic Assault and Battery. Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed today, the day the case was scheduled for trial.

  • Charges of Resisting Arrest, Disturbing the Peace and Assault and Battery on a Police Officer to be dismissed against Quincy businessman

    Boston Municipal Court Docket Number: 09-7683. The prosecution alleged that on October 17, 2009 in the early hours of the morning Boston police officers were on patrol when they heard unusually loud noises on a downtown street. The officers observed the defendant unsteady on his feet and falling. When they approached to see if he was alright the defendant purportedly yelled at the police, telling them to mind their own business. The police then asked for some identification at which time the defendant spit on them. The police tried to arrest the defendant who resisted. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent this man. Today we were able to get the case continued without a finding. The charges will be dismissed in six months.

  • Charges of assault and battery against California man dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    Brighton District Court. The prosecution alleged that on May 16, 2009 our client was in a bar in Brighton, Massachusetts with some friends. He was visiting from California. During the course of the day a discussion with the complaining witness began. The discussion became contentious. Our client took exception to some of the remarks being made by the victim and struck him in the face causing facial damage. Our client is a former Division 1 football player who attended a major California University on scholarship. The victim applied for a complaint against our client charging him with assault and battery. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the clerk magistrate not to issue the complaint. The application was dismissed.

  • Charges of assault and battery against suburban Boston accountant will not issue after Clerk's Hearing

    Haverhill District Court. The complainant was a sixteen year old boy who claimed that while riding his ATV in the town of Boxford, Massachusetts the defendant struck him in the head several times. He reported the incident to the police who responded and filed a report. The complainant was advised by the police of his right to file an application for a complaint in the Haverhill District Court. The complainant did so. Attorney Neyman appeared to contest the issuance of the complaint. He succeeded in convincing the clerk magistrate to refrain from issuing the complaint. No criminal charges issued.

  • Charges assault and battery and malicious destruction of property dismissed at  clerk's hearing against local college student

    Brookline District Court # 09CM51.  The prosecution and complainant alleged that on February 27, 2009 a local college student was having dinner with a woman at a local restaurant.  A male friend of the woman arrived at the restaurant and sat down to have dinner with the two.  An argument ensued during which it was alleged that our client struck the other man.  The two men and woman left the restaurant where the dispute continued.  It was further alleged that during the altercation the defendant broke the door to the restaurant.  Earlier today our office succeeded in getting all charges against the defendant dismissed.  No complaint will issue. 

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