Close X

Recent Criminal Case Victories

Obstruction Charge Dismissed in the Kent County District Court on October 31st, 2022

October 2022

CHARGE: OBSTRUCTING AN OFFICER IN THE EXECUTION OF HIS DUTY

Attorney Kensley Barrett with Marin and Barrett, Inc., is pleased to announce a successfully defended case of an obstructing an officer in execution of his/her duties. Our client, who is a military veteran, was inside a Warwick restaurant and asked to leave the premises by management.  Warwick police arrived on scene and asked that our client provide his name so that he could be trespassed from the restaurant.  Our client, refused to provide the requested information and he was subsequently charged with obstruction,

After being retained we contacted the prosecuting police department and requested a copy of the police report.  At the first court date, we reviewed the allegations with the prosecutor and the judge.  After advocating for our client, the prosecutor agreed to dismiss the case with no conditions.  As a result of the dismissal, our client avoided a conviction and avoided fines by the court.  Additionally, a motion to seal (expunge) was immediately filed with the court to remove all documentation of the client's arrest and court proceedings from his record.

RESULT: OBSTRUCTION CHARGES DISMISSED in the Kent County District Court on October 31st, 2022

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

Court: Kent County District Court

Kensley Barrett

Rhode Island Criminal Defense Attorney If youve been arrested on a criminal charge in Rhode Island, you need the right criminal defense attorney. Contact us today to learn how we can help. No matter what criminal charge you are facing, having the right lawyer can make all the difference in reg...

Attorney Marin Named A SuperLawyer for Eight Consecutive Years 2014-2021

Attorney Matthew Marin has been named a Rhode Island SuperLawyer for 9 consecutive years from 2014 thru 2022. 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.