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Sealing a juvenile criminal record in Massachusetts

People make mistakes—particularly young people. While a certain amount of risk-taking and boundary-testing is normal, even beneficial, teenage behavior, juveniles can be held responsible for their actions in a court of law if teenage hijinks turn criminal. However, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts recognizes both that young people make mistakes and

How does Massachusetts distinguish between assault and battery?

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts actually has no statute against ‘battery’ on the books. Rather, there is one crime labeled as “assault” and another as “assault and battery.” According to Massachusetts law, assault does not require physical contact between the offender and the victim. To qualify as assault, an action must

Three things about OUI/DUI you wish you had known sooner

If you’ve been pulled over and charged with OUI in Massachusetts, there are three things about Massachusetts OUI/DUI laws that you’ll wish you’d known sooner. Let’s start with some definitions. OUI means “operating under the influence” of alcohol, while DUI means “driving under the influence” of alcohol. While many states

Understanding Massachusetts OUI Laws

2 Apr No Comments Revelli & Luzzo Articles, OUI / DUI / Drunk Driving

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has passed a number of laws in the past decade that are very harsh on those who are arrested for operating under the influence (OUI).  If you are stopped and charged with OUI, you will need to have a basic understanding of the penalties you could

Drug Possession Laws in Massachusetts

3 Dec No Comments Revelli & Luzzo Articles, Criminal Defense, Drug Offenses, Practice Areas

In spite of the changes made by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in minimizing some mandatory sentencing requirements, being arrested for possession of drugs in the Massachusetts carries harsh sentences, fines and a potential loss of driving privileges. Under Massachusetts law, except for possession of amounts of less than one ounce

Massachusetts’s New Drugged Driving Laws

Massachusetts has recently become the eighteenth state to have voted in favor of the legalization of medicinal marijuana. By 2016, the legalization of recreational marijuana is predicted to be voted into law as well.  A Suffolk University/Boston Herald poll released in February 2014 found that 53 percent of likely Massachusetts

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