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Recent Criminal Case Victories

Felony Possession of Fireworks Charges Dismissed and Expunged

November 2015

CHARGE: FELONY SALE, USE OR POSSESSION OF AERIAL FIREWORKS

Our Client was arrested last July 4th by a local Police Department with a large quantity of what they considered illegal "aerial" fireworks in violation of Rhode Island General Law 11-13-1.  We are extremely pleased to report that these charges were completely dismissed on November 14th, 2015.  The case was heavily reported in both the Providence Journal and other local newspapers.  In addition to facing the possibility of a felony conviction, our Client also faced potential immigration consequences including the potential for deportation if convicted.  After investigating the case, the defense was able to raise significant legal challenges to the search and seizure of the fireworks.  The defense contends that they were seized without a warrant or probable cause, in violation of the Fourth Amendment.  After pre-trial negotiations, the State agreed to dismiss the felony fireworks charges.  This is a complex and intricate area of the law.  If you are facing Rhode Island Felony Fireworks Sale, Use, or Possession Charges, contact Attorney Matthew Marin immediately for experienced and aggressive legal counsel and representation.

RESULT: FELONY SALE, USE OR POSSESSION OF AERIAL FIREWORKS CHARGE DISMISSED AND EXPUNGED on November 14th, 2015.

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

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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.

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