Felony Domestic Violence Charges Reduced to Non-Domestic Misdemeanor Charge in November 2021
(1) FELONY ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON
(2) DOMESTIC SIMPLE ASSAULT AND BATTERY
(3) DOMESTIC DISORDERLY CONDUCT
Attorney Ken Barrett with Marin and Barrett, Inc. is pleased to report the dismissal of a charge of felony domestic assault with a dangerous weapon and domestic simple assault and battery in exchange for a plea to a reduced non-domestic disorderly conduct charge in the Rhode Island Superior Court. disorderly conduct charges that had been brought against a Client in the Kent County District Court. Police officers responded to a complaint made by our Clients husband that lead to her being charged with felony assault with a knife and domestic simple assault after an incident.
After being hired to handle the matter we promptly got to work securing a good outcome. Marin & Barrett, Inc., was able to successfully argue that the Client acted in self-defense, resulting in the Client pleading to non-domestic disorderly conduct and was given a one-year filing with no counseling or conditions. The one-year filing does not constitute a conviction and it allows the Client to have the case removed from her record upon successful completion of the one-year filing.
RESULTS: FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGE DISMISSED and Client plead to reduced charge of non-domestic disorderly conduct and placed on one-year filing in November 2021
Practice area(s): Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence
Court: Superior Court