Close X

Recent Criminal Case Victories

RI DUI Charges Reduced to Reckless Driving

January 2016

CHARGE: DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (DUI with BAC Over 0.15)

Attorney Matthew Marin is pleased to report that drunk driving charges brought by a local Rhode Island Police Department were reduced to Reckless Driving and Filed for a period of one year.  The Client had been arrested based on alleged erratic driving and had submitted to a breathalyzer at the Police Station which indicated his blood alcohol content was in excess of 0.15.  We were able to fight the case and successfully negotiate a resolution of the case after a reduction of the charges to Reckless Driving.  The Client was sentenced to a one year filing (stay out of trouble, no arrests), surrender his license for 45 days, and pay court costs.  If you or a loved one is facing DUI charges in Rhode Island, give Attorney Matthew Marin a call for immediate and experienced legal advice and representation.

RESULT: RHODE ISLAND DUI CHARGES REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING and filed for one yearon January 19th, 2016

Practice area(s): DUI / DWI

Mm headshot

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 Super Lawyers Rising Star Four Consecutive Years 2014-2017

Attorney Matthew Marin was named a Rhode Island Rising Star by Super Lawyers for 4 consecutive years from 2014 thru 2017. 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 Member of the National College for DUI Defense

Attorney Marin is a Rhode Island General Member 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.

NCDD National College for DUI Defense: Matthew Marin