Stalking in Violation of Court Order, Restraining Order, 209A

Stalking in Violation of Court Order, Restraining Order, 209A

Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 265, Section 43(b) is an aggravated form of stalking with a minimum mandatory sentence of not less than one year in a house of corrections if the stalking is committed in violation of a temporary or permanent restraining or no-contact order issued under Chapter 208, 209, 209A and 209C, or a protection order issued by another state or jurisdiction or a temporary restraining or preliminary or permanent injunction issued by a the Superior Court.

Outstanding Warrants, Arrest Warrant, Open Bench Warrant

Outstanding Warrants, Arrest Warrant, Open Bench Warrant

Police usually do not search for people with outstanding bench warrants but they will arrest you if you have an encounter with police and they run your name in the database and see you have an in-state warrant or an out-of-state warrant. A simple traffic stop for a minor moving vehicle violation like speeding or failing to stop at a red light could lead to your arrest and transportation back the Massachusetts court that issued the warrant.

Making False Statement on Firearm License Application (FID Card or LTC)

Making False Statement on Firearm License Application (FID Card or LTC)

If your LTC firearm was revoked/suspended, you need a lawyer that knows the ins and outs of this specialized area of law. You need an attorney that has handled ammunitions and firearms cases for clients in the past. Just look at some of our firearms case results. No matter where you are located in Massachusetts, expert legal help is just a phone call away.

Discharging Firearm Within 500 Feet of a Building

Discharging Firearm Within 500 Feet of a Building

Under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 269 section 12E it is a crime for a person to discharge a firearm, rifle, or shotgun within 500 feet of a dwelling or building in use without the consent of the owner or legal occupant. Live ammunition isn’t required as firing blank rounds from a starter pistol at a neighbor’s house is considered discharging a firearm under the law.

OUI Under 21 years Old – Underage Drunk Driving – Possession of an Open Container

OUI Under 21 years Old - Underage Drunk Driving - Possession of an Open Container

Massachusetts has several strict laws that pertain to youths and alcohol related offenses especially when operating a motor vehicle is involved. The registry of motor vehicles (RMV) also takes alcohol related offenses involving minors very seriously. The RMV provides enhanced penalties for drivers under the age of 21 that are convicted of operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs, possession of open alcoholic beverage in a vehicle or refusing the breath test.

Massachusetts OUI Roadblocks – DUI Checkpoint – Drunk Driving Checkpoint

Police cars

The OUI checkpoints must be adorned with road flares, signs and police vehicle flashing lights that are adequate to notify drivers that there is roadblock ahead. As drivers approach the entrance of the DUI roadblock they will be met by a uniformed officer that will direct the driver to pull their vehicle into a designated area where they will have a brief encounter with another officer for approximately one minute.