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Domestic Assault Charges Dismissed in Washington District Court on 4/16/20

April 2020


Marin and Barrett, Inc. is extremely pleased to report that charges of domestic assault and domestic vandalism conduct against our client in Washington County District Court have been dismissed.  The Police Report in the case indicated that our Client's roommate reported to the local Police Station to report an assault.  The Police observed injuries to the roommate that were consistent with an altercation and they attempted to contact our Client but were unable to reach him.  Based solely on the report made by our Client's roommate, the Police located our client and arrested and charged him with domestic simple assault and domestic vandalism.

Once we were hired to defend our client, we began our independent investigation.  This included speaking with the Client at length about what happened and then reaching out and having a conversation with our Client's roommate.  After conferences with the Prosecution and a thorough review of the evidence and witnesses statements, the charges against the Client were completely dismissed.  If you or a loved one is facing a domestic violence simple assault charge in Rhode Island, give the experienced criminal defense attorneys at Marin and Barrett, Inc. a call for immediate and experienced legal advice and criminal defense representation.


Practice area(s): Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence

Court: Washington County District Court

Matthew Marin

My name is Attorney Matthew Marin. I have dedicated my career to defending those charged with criminal offenses throughout Rhode Island. If you have been arrested or are under investigation for a criminal offense, we understand that are likely in an unfamiliar situation that can be extremely intimidating and even paralyzing. You may feel as if you do not know where to turn or who to ask for help. Fortunately, you have come to the right place to begin your search for answers and a successful resolution to your situation. We have extensive experience assisting thousands of clients facing drunk driving charges, domestic violence charges, and drug charges throughout Rhode Island.

Attorney Marin Named A SuperLawyer for Eight Consecutive Years 2014-2021

Attorney Matthew Marin has been named a Rhode Island SuperLawyer for 9 consecutive years from 2014 thru 2022. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Rhode Island are selected by the Research Team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers selects lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their practice area.

Rhode Island Members of the National College for DUI Defense

Attorneys Marin and Barrett are both Rhode Island General Members of the National College for DUI Defense. Members represent some of the most experienced and cutting edge DUI defense attorney's throughout the Country. Nationwide, DUI laws are extremely complex and constantly changing and the College facilitates the exchange of innovative defenses throughout the Country.