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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

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.