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Felony Drug Possession Charges Results in a Deferred Sentence in Newport Superior Court in January 2022

January 2022

CHARGES: FELONY POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (COCAINE)

Attorney Kensley Barrett with Marin & Barrett, Inc., is extremely pleased to report that a Client charged in Newport County with possession of less than 10 grams of cocaine– a felony offense – resolved with a one-year deferred sentence.  After meeting with the prosecutor handling the case, Marin & Barrett, Inc., was able to negotiate the favorable one-year deferred sentence on behalf of the Client. The one-year deferred sentence 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 period.

RESULTS: ONE YEAR DEFERRED SENTENCE ON FELONY COCAINE POSSESSION CHARGE in January 2022

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

Court: Newport Superior Court

Kensley Barrett

Attorney Kensley Barrett is a skilled criminal defense lawyer with a proven track record in handling a wide range of cases in Rhode Island. Known for his strong background in trial advocacy and negotiation, Barrett is dedicated to providing personalized and effective representation for his clients. Recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers and with a 10.0 "Superb" rating on Avvo, he consistently achieves successful outcomes, including acquittals, dismissals, and reduced charges.

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 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.

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