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  • Fall River District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    Over the weekend the defendant and her elderly father got into an argument. The discussion became heated and physical. The police were called to the scene and began their investigation. Notwithstanding confusion as to what had occurred, our client, the daughter was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c 265 Section 15M. Attorney Neyman was hired over the weekend to attend today's arraignment and defend the woman against the allegations. Our office was able to get all charges dismissed prior to arraignment.

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  • Boston Municipal Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Against Graduate Student Dismissed

    The defendant is a man in his early twenties recently admitted to one of the most prestigious graduate programs in the country. On February 16, 2017 Boston police responded to a call for a domestic assault at a posh downtown home. They arrived to find a woman (witness) directing them to a bedroom where another woman (victim) was found, crying and bruised. The witness told officers that she saw the defendant break into the victim's room and close the door. She heard screaming consistent with an assault and called the police. The victim told the responding officers that her boyfriend, the defendant had struck her during an argument. Her visible injuries corroborated her statement. The defendant was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 26 Section 13M. Attorney Neyman was retained to represent the man. A conviction or any type of admission would have resulted in a revocation of the defendant's acceptance to the graduate program. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed.

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  • Cambridge District Court: Pretrial Probation Terminated on Domestic Assault and Battery and Case Dismissed

    Last year the defendant was charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. Our office successfully secured pretrial probation for the client under G.L. c. 276 Section 87. Our client is from California and wanted to move back to that state before the end of the pretrial probation termination date. Attorney Neyman went back into court today for the man and was able to convince the probation department, the judge and the prosecutor to agree to terminating probation. The case was officially dismissed today.

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  • Concord District Court: Pretrial Probation for Man Charged With Second Domestic Assault and Battery

    The defendant is a successful CEO at a major local software development company. On February 4, 2017, police from his town responded to his home after receiving a 911 call. Officers were met by the defendant's son and wife, both of whom reported that the defendant struck his son with a closed fist on two occasions following a verbal altercation. Officers observed marks on the victim's body corroborating his version of the events. The defendant was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 13A. The defendant, a non-citizen had a prior that had been dismissed as a result of the victim's failure to appear and testify. Attorney Neyman was hired and today was able to get pretrial probation for his client. All charges will be dismissed and there will be no immigration consequences.

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  • Waltham District Court: Pretrial Probation for Army Officer Charged With Domestic Assault and Battery

    The defendant is employed by the United States Army as an officer. In July of 2016 Waltham, Massachusetts police officers responded to a call from a domestic assault and battery (G.L. c. 265 Section 13M) at a residence. They were immediately met by a women who is married to the defendant. The woman presented with injuries to her arm and hip and complained that the accused went out to a bar and got drunk. When he arrived home he was confronted by the complainant at which time an argument ensued. The argument became physical. Consequently the woman was struck and injured. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired to represent the accused. Any conviction and/or admission to guilt would result in a discharge from the service. Today, we secured pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 Section 87. All charges will be dismissed in May.

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  • Lowell District Court: Pretrial Probation for Nurse Charged With Hitting Girlfriend's Daughter

    On March 26, 2015 shortly after midnight Billerica, Massachusetts police officers were dispatched to a residence for a report of an assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 Section 13A and strangulation under G.L. c. 265 Section 15D. The victim is the defendant's girlfriend's daughter who told the police that her mother and the defendant had been arguing. She got between the two to stop the incident and the defendant grabbed her by the throat, pushed her against a wall and threw her to the ground. Officers observed red marks on the victim's throat consistent with her complaints. The case was litigated and fought for over a year. Today, Attorney Neyman resolved the case with pretrial probation, G.L. c. 276 Section 87. All charges will be dismissed.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Malden District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Dismissed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • West Roxbury District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Against Boston Doctor Dismissed

    On July 19, 2014 Boston, Massachusetts police responded to a call for a domestic assault at a Jamaica Plain address. The arrived and located the victim who claimed that she had been assaulted and beaten by the defendant, a medical doctor. The victim described the assault and subsequent threats with great detail, prompting the immediate arrest of the defendant who was held overnight. The doctor was charged with domestic assault and battery. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired by the defendant who was released from custody. After a number of pretrial hearings a trial was scheduled. Today, the day of trial all charges were dismissed.

  • Brighton District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Case Against Local Financial Planner Dismissed

    The prosecution alleged that on July 26, 2014 members of the Boston Police Department were dispatched to the Massachusetts General Hospital for a call on domestic violence. When the officers arrived they met with the victim who had a cut on her lip and another one above her left eye. The women told the officers that she and her husband were had an argument that turned violent and that she was struck by her husband and thrown on the ground. The defendant hired Attorney Neyman. The defendant is a financial planner at a prominent Boston investment firm. The case was set for trial as soon as possible. Today, all charges against the man were dismissed.

  • Concord District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Case Against Local Engineer to be Dismissed

    On December 3, 2013 members of the Acton, Massachusetts police department responded to a 911 call for a woman who was being hit. The officers were met by the victim and the defendant. The two were separated and the officers obtained statements from both parties. The victim stated that the couple were arguing about various household issues. The dispute escalated. The defendant became very animated, using his hands and making threatening gestures. This culminated with the defendant striking the victim in the wrists and leaving a mark that was noticeable by the police. The defendant admitted to one of the officers that he did in fact strike the victim. A 911 tape preserved. The recording was made contemporaneously with the incident. The defendant was charged with domestic assault and battery. Today, Attorney Neyman convinced a judge to continue the case without a finding. The matter will be dismissed in thirty days and the defendant will have no criminal record.

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

    In March of 2014 Braintree police responded to a 911 call from a young child complaining that her father had just assaulted her mother. The police responded and spoke with the complainant and her children. The complainant stated that the defendant was drinking throughout the day. When she and her children arrived at home the defendant became verbally and physically abusive. At one point the defendant pushed the victim against a wall. Fearing for her safety and the safety of her children the woman was the person who actually told her daughter to call the police. The man was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery. The case was arraigned and scheduled for a pretrial hearing. Today, the day of the pretrial hearing Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Brookline District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Against Nurse Dismissed

    On March 27, 2014 Brookline police were dispatched to a posh address on a call for allegations of domestic assault and battery. The responding officers were met by a neighbor who heard loud noises and commotion along with arguing and the sound of a woman screaming. The officers then located a woman who was crying and shaking. The woman complained that her husband, a nurse at a local hospital, has a drinking problem and that when he drinks he becomes violent. The woman further complained that her husband started her when she asked for help with a computer. The man kicked her several times. He wrapped her in a blanket, thrashed her around the room for a while and kicked her several more times. The police observed marks on her body supporting her complaints. The man was arrested and hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. Today, all charges were dismissed.

  • Roxbury District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Biotech Executive Dismissed After Clerk's Hearing

    The prosecution alleged that on May 3, 2014 Boston Police officers were called to a location in Dorchester for a complaint of a domestic assault and battery. Upon their arrival they learned that a top executive female at a Cambridge biotech company had been accused of assaulting a household member with whom she had a relationship. The responding officers' investigation suggested to them that in fact an assault and battery had occurred. Members of the household who witnessed the event provided details of the incident. Moreover, bruising and marks consistent with an assault were observed on the victim. Our client was summonsed for a clerk magistrate hearing in the Roxbury District Court. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed. No complaint will issue.

  • Chelsea District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery to be Dismissed Against New York Telecommunications Executive

    On October 6, 2013 Revere, Massachusetts police received a call for a domestic assault occurring in a residential neighborhood. They arrived to find the victim beaten and bloodied. She told the police that the defendant beat her. Several other individuals witnessed the events, none of whom knew either the victim or the defendant. One of these people saw the defendant chase the victim down the street and then armbar her into the side of the car. She was then observed pulled into the vehicle and beaten. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding with administrative, unsupervised probation. All charges will be dismissed.

  • Malden District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery, Threats Against CPA Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing, No Complaint Will Issue

    The Malden, Massachusetts Police alleged that on December 8, 2013 officers were dispatched to a home for a report of an intense domestic incident. When the officers arrived they found the victim shaken and extremely upset. She stated that she and her husband had been arguing throughout the day. At one point the defendant, a local CPA threatened to kill her and their child by shooting them with one of his guns. The officers immediately located the defendant, separated him from his wife and located several firearms, all of which were seized. The defendant hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him at a Clerk Magistrate Hearing. Today, after the hearing our office was able to convince the clerk not to issue a complaint. There will be no charges for the man to defend. The matter was dismissed.

  • Domestic Assault and Battery Case Against Government Contractor Dismissed

    Salem District Court: The police reported that on May 10, 2013 officers were dispatched to a Salem, Massachusetts home for a call involving Domestic Violence. Officers were met by the complaining witness who stated that the defendant struck her and fled the home. The defendant was found hiding outside of the home and was arrested. Attorney Neyman scheduled the case for a short trial date. Today, the case was dismissed.

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Dismissed Against Boston Area Business Owner

    Somerville District Court: The prosecution alleged that on November 9, 2012 Somerville, Massachusetts police officers responded to a Domestic Violence call. They arrived to find the victim, the defendant's wife, hiding in fear in a bedroom. She told the police that her husband grabbed her by the neck, choked her and assaulted her with a knife. The defendant was charged with Assault and Battery and Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon. Attorney scheduled the case for trial and succeeded in getting all charges dismissed today.

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery, Larceny Dismissed Against Filmmaker

    Brookline District Court: The prosecution alleged that on February 16, 2012 Brookline Police were called to a domestic disturbance by the victim's neighbor. The police arrived to find the victim complaining that a family member had attacked her, emptied her purse and stolen her money. The encounter was violent, loud and though to be motivated by drug abuse. The defendant, a local filmmaker was located and arrested. He was charged with Domestic Assault and Battery and Larceny. Today Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery against Brookline, Massachusetts man dismissed on day of trial

    Brookline District Court # 10-0676. The prosecution alleged that on August 29, 2010 Brookline, Massachusetts police received a 911 call from a woman claiming that her husband had just tried to choke her. Responding officers spoke with the complaining witness who told them that she and her husband had been arguing all day. He then started drinking. The arguments escalated and the defendant grabbed his wife around her neck, threw her to the ground, ripped her clothes and continued to assault her. The police arrested our client and charge him with Domestic Assault and Battery. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed.

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery against college student dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    Boston Municipal Court. The defendant is a college student in his early twenties at a well known school in Boston. A woman alleged that while she was asleep the defendant attempted to have sex with her. When she refused he grabbed her wrists, forcibly assaulted her and demanded sex. She fought him off and in response to a 911 call the police went to her home. The defendant was summonsed for a Clerk's Hearing in the Boston Municipal Court. He hired the law Offices of Attorney Stephen Neyman. All charges were dismissed at the Clerk's Hearing.

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery against Cape Cod woman dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    West Roxbury District Court. The complainant alleged that on July 18, 2009 around 2:45 a.m. the defendant, a Cape Cod woman began punching, biting and kicking him at the couple's apartment. Responding officers believed that the parties had been drinking and they observed marks consistent with the victim's complaints throughout his body. The complainant applied for a criminal complaint against our client. Attorney Neyman convinced the clerk magistrate not to issue the complaint. All charges were dismissed.

  • Charges of Domestic Violence against Boston, Massachusetts man dismissed prior to trial

    Boston Municipal Court Docket Number: 09-4098. The prosecution alleged that on June 14, 2009 Boston Police responded to a call for a disturbance on Commercial Street. They found the victim and our client outside. The victim claimed that he went to the defendant's apartment to meet up for the evening. The defendant entered his car intoxicated and the two started to argue. The defendant then began punching the victim in the face and head while also trying to choke him. Our client continued his attack by biting the complaining witness. The police observed wounds on the victim consistent with his complaints and the defendant was arrested. He was charged with Assault and Battery. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed prior to trial.

  • Domestic assault and battery case dismissed against Cambridge real estate broker

    Cambridge District Court # 09-1614. The client is a real estate broker in Cambridge, Massachusetts living in Arlington, Massachusetts. The prosecution alleged that on July 6, 2009 police responded to a dispatch at the defendant's home. His wife answered and complained that the defendant struck her. There were marks on the wife's face consistent with having been hit. Attorney Neyman was hired and advanced the case to an earlier date so that the defendant would not have these charges hanging over his head. Today our office succeeded in getting the case dismissed.

  • Charges of assault and battery dangerous weapon, domestic assault and battery  dismissed.

    Lynn District Court Docket Number:  09-1278.  The prosecution alleged that on March 13, 2009 Saugus police officers were dispatched via a 911 call claiming that a woman was in need of medical attention after a fight with her husband.  When the officers arrived they observed the woman wearing only a bathrobe crying and apparently in distress.  She claimed that her husband threw her down a flight of stairs and beat her.  The officers then located the defendant.  They were forced to break down his front door after which he was apprehended.  Today Attorney Stephen Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed.

  • Charges of domestic assault and battery and malicious destruction of property over $250 to be dismissed against Boston music industry executive.

    Boston Municipal Court # 09-0599. The prosecution alleged that on February 22, 2009 Boston police officers were dispatched to a Back Bay apartment. When they arrived they found the victim screaming to them from her upstairs window. She threw them her apartment keys so that they could secure access to the building. They entered and found the defendant, drunk in the hallway outsider her door. The victim then reported that she and the defendant had been out drinking and went back to her home. An argument erupted during which the defendant assaulted the woman and destroyed her carpet, lamp, rug and a music device. Attorney Neyman convinced the district attorney and the judge to continue the case without a finding. Provided the defendant remain free of criminal legal troubles for the next year the case will be dismissed.

  • Charges of domestic assault and battery against Boston man dismissed

    Quincy District Court # 08-4574. Officers from the Milton Police Department reported that on July 3, 2008 while on patrol they were dispatched to the area of Brush Hill Road for a woman screaming for help. The officers contacted the woman who stated that she was in a fight with her boyfriend, the defendant. According to the woman, the defendant became jealous when a neighbor came over to say hello. The defendant subsequently disconnected the phone became angry and kicked a kitchen chair. The woman left the house. The defendant followed her in his car and struck her with the automobile causing injuries. Our office succeeded in getting all charges against the defendant dismissed.

  • Pre-trial probation for Newton man charged with domestic assault and battery.

    Newton District Court Docket # 08-0888 . The prosecution alleged that on November 21, 2008 at 10:30 p.m. Newton Police Officers responded to a call for a report of a domestic disturbance. Upon their arrival they spoke with a neighbor who reported that he heard loud noises as if people were wrestling. They were also yelling and screaming. Officers then entered the defendant's home. They observed furniture overturned and personal items appearing to have been thrown around the home. The victim was interviewed in a room separate and apart from the defendant. She reported that our client struck her in the face with a closed fist. The police observed marks consistent with the woman's representations. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting pre-trial probation for our client pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 276 Section 87. Provided he remains free from criminal problems the case will be dismissed. If our client does not successfully complete his probationary period the prosecution can do no more than reinstate the charges against the defendant and he will be able to fight the case.

  • Domestic assault and battery charges to be dismissed in one year

    Brighton District Court # 08-1162.  On June 19, 2008 Boston Police responded to a call involving an incident of domestic violence in Brighton.  Upon their arrival the police spoke with the victim who claimed that her boyfriend grabbed her arms and shook her violently during an argument.  The police observed bruises on the woman's arms.  The defendant was arrested and engaged our office to defend him.  The woman claimed that this was not the first time that the defendant had assaulted her.  Attorney Neyman resolved the case.  All charges are to be dismissed in one year and the defendant is to stay away from the complaining

  • Domestic assault and battery case dismissed against Boston man

    Boston Municipal Court # 08-3785.  The prosecution alleged that on May 19, 2008 the defendant and the victim were at their North End of Boston apartment about to have dinner.  The complainant asked the defendant to take a shower before sitting down to dinner.  The defendant became upset and picked up a three and one half ounce candy bar.  He threw the candy bar at the complainant hitting her in the back of the head and causing her to bleed.  The police responded to the scene and were able to corroborate the complainant's story to some extent.  The defendant engaged Attorney Stephen Neyman to defend him.  On the day of trial Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed. 

  • Domestic violence charges against computer software engineer dismissed

    Malden District Court # 08-1985. On May 28, 2008 Malden Police responded to a dispatch for a report of a domestic assault in progress. Upon arrival officers met with the defendant's wife who was visibly shaken and out of breath. The woman reported that she and her husband began arguing. During the argument the defendant became violent, grabbed her by the throat and began squeezing and choking her. She also reported that our client forcefully grabbed her by both wrists and twisted her arms behind her back so that she could not move. The responding officers noticed bruising on her neck. They also observed her wrists to be swollen. The defendant hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to defend him. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed [nolle prossed] earlier today.

  • Charge of threatening to commit a crime dismissed prior to arraignment

    Boston Municipal Court # 08-4258. The prosecution alleged that on May 18, 2008 the defendant, a local college student committed a crime by threatening to kill his neighbor. The victim contacted Boston Police and implicitly reported that the defendant tried to enter his apartment while making all kinds of insults and ultimately stating "I'm going to kill you". The defendant denied the accusations and the Boston Police applied for a complaint. The defendant was summonsed for a clerk's hearing, and after failing to appear a criminal complaint issued. The defendant was then summonsed to court to appear on the criminal matter. On the day of arraignment Attorney Neyman persuaded the prosecution and the judge to dismiss the case prior to arraignment.

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