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127 Dorrance Street, Penthouse,
Providence, RI 02903
Rhode Island Criminal Defense & DUI Lawyer

Phone Number

Email Address

Office Address

127 Dorrance Street, Penthouse,
Providence, RI 02903

Cases Won

If you’re looking for a Criminal Defense Lawyer with an excellent track record, you’ve come to the right place. View a selection of our cases won and dismissed below.

Domestic Assault — Dismissed

Client was involved in an argument with his ex-girlfriend (complaining witness). The complaining witness alleged that my client had punched her and the grabbed her by the neck. Both the client and the complaining witness had minor signs of injury.

Assault — Dismissed

Client was involved in an argument with her friend (complaining witness). The complaining witness alleged that my client threw a kitchen utensil at him. The complaining witness had no sign of injury.

DUI — Dismissed

Client was pulled over for swerving and crossing the fog line. Client submitted to a field sobriety test and was deemed to have failed the test and taken into custody At the police station, Client refused to take the chemical test and was subsequently charged with a DUI and Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test.

Expungement

Client previously pled nolo contendere to a charge of possession with intent to distribute and was sentenced to probation. Client successfully completed probation and the requisite time period passed for eligibility to have her case expunged.

Larceny – Dismissed

Client and her boyfriend were charged with larceny (theft) after an automobile owner accused them of working jointly to steal items from inside his car. Once spotted near the car, client fled the scene and was later apprehended by the police. Client refused to cooperate with the police investigation.

Probation Violation – Violation Withdrawn

Client was on probation from a 2014 felony charge and failed to comply with the conditions established by the court – including substance abuse counseling and domestic violence classes. Client further was issued a bench warrant for failure to appear in court.

DUI – Amended to Reckless Driving

Client was involved in a single car accident. Client submitted to a field sobriety test and a portable breath test where Client blew a .088. Client was taken into custody and while at the police station, Client refused to take the chemical test and was subsequently charged with a DUI and Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. At the first pre-trial conference at the Kent County Courthouse, Attorney Barrett negotiated an amendment to a Reckless Driving charge AND the Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test was dismissed at the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal. The amendment allowed the Client to avoid a criminal conviction and save thousands of dollars in fines, costs, and fees.

Larceny > $1500 and Access to Computer/Fraud – Referral to Diversion Program

Client was charged with Larceny > $1500 and Access to a Computer For Fraud. At the first Pre-Arraignment Conference, Attorney Barrett negotiated the Client’s referral to the Adult Diversion Program whereby upon successful completion of the program the charges against the Client will be dismissed and the Client will avoid a criminal record.

Procurement of Sex for a Fee – Dismissed

Client was charged with soliciting sex from an undercover police officer during a prostitution sting by local police. Attorney Barrett negotiated a dismissal of the misdemeanor charge at the Client’s arraignment.

DUI and Refusal – Dismissed

Client was sleeping at a park and ride with the key in the ignition and the car running when he was approached by a police officer. Client submitted to a field sobriety test and was deemed to have failed the text and was taken into custody. At the police station, Client refused to take the chemical test and was subsequently charged with a DUI and Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. Outcome – DUI dismissed; Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test amended to Failure to Obey a Police Officer – $85 fine/no loss of license.

Domestic Vandalism – Dismissed

Client got into a verbal argument with partner and police arrived on scene. Client allegedly broke a window during the verbal argument and was charged with Domestic Disorderly and Domestic Vandalism. Outcome – Both charges dismissed after completion of anger management classes negotiated by Attorney Barrett. Case was later expunged (removed from Client’s record).

False Statement to Fraudulently Obtain a License or Registration – Dismissed

Client charged with obtaining a drivers license via false statement after using an alias several years ago to get a license. Outcome – case was dismissed due to statute of limitations argument made by Attorney Barrett.

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