In January of 2009, Massachusetts made the move to decriminalize the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana for personal use. It’s important to understand these new laws and how they may affect you, especially if you are caught with marijuana and are under the age of 18. Here’s what you need to know.
Drug trafficking is among the most serious of drug crimes and is punished harshly by the state of Massachusetts. If you are charged with drug trafficking, it’s critical that you have an experienced defense attorney in your corner. Here’s what you need to know about drug trafficking laws in Massachusetts and how to get the legal representation you need.
In the state of Massachusetts, being charged with the possession of cocaine is a serious offense. The penalties are strict and will impact you for the rest of your life. However, in order to fight charges of cocaine possession, it is important to define possession under the law and determine what defenses may be able to be used against that.
While many people consider shoplifting to be a “minor” crime, Massachusetts law doesn’t look at it that way. Shoplifting is still treated seriously by the law, and the penalties can significantly affect your life. Additionally, you will have a permanent criminal record that will be seen by potential employers and others if a background check is conducted. Here’s what you need to know if you’ve been charged with shoplifting.
Although Massachusetts may have legalized marijuana medically and recreationally, methamphetamine crimes are still penalized harshly. Whether you were found to be in possession of methamphetamine or are charged with trafficking, you stand to face serious penalties. Here’s what you need to know and how to fight against methamphetamine charges.
Large Pile of Cash Announces US Presidency Bid-A LARGE stack of money has announced that it will make a run for the White House in 2016. The pile of cash, estimated to be around 1.2 billion US dollars, said yesterday at a special press conference in Washington DC that it would seek the presidency next year. “I’m running for the oval office,” the money told a packed conference room. “I will begin my campaign immediately and start touring the United States as early as next week”. Reports…
Susan T. Perkins, Esq., Can Help You In The Process of Planning for Divorce in Rhode Island Going through a divorce can be one of the most stressful things in your life, and we certainly don’t envy those who have to go through it. At the Law Office of Susan T. Perkins, Esq., we understand that...
Probable cause is a critical element of almost every criminal case, and without it, law enforcement officers and case prosecutors can have a difficult time entering certain evidence in court. Understanding probable cause and how it may relate to your case is an important part of knowing where you stand and what your next step should be. If you or a loved one have been charged with a crime, here’s what you need to know about probable cause.