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Recent Criminal Case Victories

Felony Breaking and Entering Charges Reduced to Misdemeanor Willful Trespass

August 2016


Attorney Matthew Marin is pleased to report that a charge of felony breaking and entering of a dwelling that had been pending against a Client has been reduced to misdemeanor willful trespass in the Newport County Superior Court.  The Client had allegedly broke into the home of his employer and stole a number of valuable items from the home.

We were able to fight the charges and successfully negotiate a resolution of the case that involved a reduction of the charge from felony breaking and entering of a dwelling to misdemeanor willful trespass.  The Client was sentenced to a one year ACI (Jail) suspended for one year of probation and community service.  If you or a loved one is facing felony charges including breaking and entering of a dwelling in Rhode Island, give Attorney Matthew Marin a call for immediate and experienced legal advice and representation.

RESULT: FELONY BREAKING AND ENTERING CHARGE REDUCED TO MISDEMEANOR WILLFUL TRESPASS resulting in one year ACI suspended for one year of probation on August 11th, 2016.

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

Court: Newport County Superior 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.