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Misrepresentation of Age Charge Dismissed on 4/28/20

April 2020


We are pleased to announce that a misrepresentation of age by underage persons charge which had been brought in the Kent County District Court against a young college student Client has been dismissed.  Our Client was arrested at a local bar with friends.  She was stopped by the Police and asked for identification.  The Client provided the Police with a fake ID and was issued a summons for misrepresentation of age by an underage person as she had not yet reached 21 years of age.

After discussions with the local Police Prosecution, we were able to negotiate a dismissal of all charges after our Client completed community service at a local non-profit organization. If you or your son or daughter is facing underage possession of alcohol charges in Rhode Island, give the criminal defense attorneys at Marin and Barrett, Inc. a call for immediate and experienced legal advice and representation.

RESULT: CHARGE DISMISSED on April 28th, 2020

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

Court: Kent Count District 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.

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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.

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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.