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BURNING INSURED PROPERTY

BURNING INSURED PROPERTY This post will answer the following questions on the crime of burning insured property in order to defraud its insurer: What does Commonwealth law say on the crime of burning insured property? What does the Commonwealth have… Read More
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REPRIMAND OF COUNCIL

REPRIMAND OF COUNCIL  This post will answer the following legal questions about when a counselor is reprimanded:  What does it mean when a judge “reprimands” a counselor of law? What are the responsibilities of both a judge and an attorney r… Read More
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ANIMAL CRUELTY

CRUELTY TO ANIMALS This post will answer the following legal questions on the crime of cruelty to animals: How does the Commonwealth prove a defendant guilty of the offense of “cruelty to animals”? What is the legal definition of “cruelty”?… Read More
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HARASSING OR OBSCENE TELEPHONE CALLS OR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

HARASSING OR OBSCENE TELEPHONE CALLS OR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS This post will answer the following legal questions on the offenses of harassing or obscene telephone calls or electronic communications: What is Massachusetts’s law on the offense… Read More
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DISTURBING THE PEACE

DISTURBING THE PEACE This post will answer the following legal questions on the offense of disturbing the peace: How does the Commonwealth prove a defendant guilty of the offense of disturbing the peace? What are examples of “unreasonably disrupti… Read More
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RESISTING ARREST

RESISTING ARREST  This post will answer the following legal questions on the offense of resisting arrest: What does Commonwealth law say on “resisting arrest”? How does the Commonwealth prove a defendant guilty of the offense of resisting arres… Read More
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WHAT HAPPENS IF I'M ARRESTED?

WHAT HAPPENS IF I’M ARRESTED? Once the police arrest someone, they will take them to the police station. At the police station they will be processed.  Processing of a person is called a “booking”.  At the booking, they will do pr… Read More
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WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO MEET WITH MY DEFENSE ATTORNEY?

Your First Meeting When meeting with a lawyer for the first time, try and present him or her with as much information as possible. Here are some things to remember: Bring any and all documentation you have pertaining to your arrest. This might incl… Read More
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