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Recent Criminal Case Victories

Reckless Driving Charge Dismissed in the Providence County District Court on November 2nd, 2022

November 2022

CHARGE: RECKLESS DRIVING

Another day in court means another successfully defended criminal traffic violation.  The Rhode Island State Police were called to the scene of an accident regarding multiple cars alleged to have been drag racing.  After pulling numerous traffic cameras and speaking to witnesses, the police arrested our client on charges of reckless driving and a host of civil traffic violations.

After reviewing all of the evidence it became clear that the state would have a very difficult time establishing who was actually responsible for the crash and as such would likely not be able to prove their case.  After much discussion the state agreed to dismiss all of the charges and tickets outright upon a nominal charitable donation made by our client. Our client was able to avoid a loss of license and he was also able to keep his criminal record and driving record clean.

RESULT: RECKLESS DRIVING CHARGES DISMISSED in the Providence County District Court on November 2nd, 2022

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

Court: Providence District Court

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.