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DUI and Chemical Test Refusal Charges Reduced to Reckless Driving

October 2015


At the Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esq., Inc., we are pleased to announce an outstanding resolution of charges pending against Client.  The Client had been facing two criminal charges arising out of a motor vehicle stop (1) a first offense drunk driving charge and (2) a second offense chemical test refusal charge.  The Client had been previously charged with refusal to submit to a chemical test in the preceding five years.  After extensive pre-trial negotiations, we were able to secure a dismissal of the second offense chemical test refusal charge and a reduction of the first offense DUI charge to reckless driving.  The reckless driving charge was Filed for one year.  As part of the plea agreement, our Client was required to surrender his license for 30 days and engage in substance abuse counseling.  If you or a loved one is facing a DUI charge or a Refusal to Submit to A Chemical Test  charge in Rhode Island, give Attorney Matthew Marin a call for immediate and experienced legal advice and representation.

(1) DUI CHARGE REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING and the case was Filed for One Year with a 30 day loss of license and substance abuse counseling on October 15th, 2015;

Practice area(s): DUI / DWI

Court: Providence District Court

Matthew Marin

Attorney Matthew T. Marin is a highly skilled criminal defense lawyer with an outstanding track record in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. With expertise in DUI/DWI, drug offenses, domestic violence, and white-collar crimes, he is dedicated to providing personalized and effective representation for his clients. A "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers and a member of the National College for DUI Defense and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100, Attorney Marin is committed to staying current with the latest legal developments and giving back to his community through pro bono work.

Attorney Marin Named A SuperLawyer for Ten Consecutive Years 2014-2023

Attorney Matthew Marin has been named a Rhode Island SuperLawyer for 10 consecutive years from 2014 thru 2023. 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 Matthew Marin and Kensley 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.