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Simple Assault and Disorderly Conduct Charges Dismissed and Expunged in Newport District Court

March 2016


The Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esq. Inc. can report the DISMISSAL and EXPUNGEMENT of disorderly conduct and simple assault charges that had been brought against a Client in the Newport County District Court.  The charges stemmed from a bar fight in which some patrons of the bar were injured.  Those patrons cast the blame for their injuries on our Client, a U.S. Coast Guard service member who was at the bar with some colleagues.  After our investigation, we were able to provide the prosecution with multiple service member witnesses that provided consistent accounts that directly contradicted the injured patron's account.  After some extensive pre-trial negotiations, the Prosecution agreed to drop the charges which were subsequently expunged from our Client's record.

RESULT: BOTH CHARGES DISMISSED AND EXPUNGED from our Client's record on March 22nd, 2016

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

Court: Newport District Court

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 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.

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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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