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NOT GUILTY Verdict on OUI in Woburn District Court

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On June 29, 2023, The Law Office of Matthew W. Peterson received a NOT GUILTY verdict for our client charged with operating under the influence of alcohol in Woburn District Court. Our client was found in a snow bank in his car with two bottles of tequila in his car — one full and another […]

NOT GUILTY Verdict on OUI in Lynn District Court

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On June 26. 2023, our client was found not guilty in Lynn District Court in a jury-waived trial for operating under the influence.  We opted to try the case in front of a judge instead of a jury because of the issues involved in the case. Our client was charged with operating under the influence […]

Jury Finds Client NOT GUILTY of OUI in Woburn District Court

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  A jury in Woburn District Court found our client NOT GUILTY of operating under the influence of alcohol and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.  Our client was charged with driving a car in Burlington, Massachusetts while being too intoxicated to drive. Our client refused the breath test but performed field sobriety tests.  Our […]

Client Found NOT GUILTY for OUI in Chelsea District Court

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  A jury in Chelsea District Court found our client NOT GUILTY of operating under the influence on January 19, 2023.  Our client was charged with operating under the influence after Chelsea Police found him unconscious in his car in downtown Chelsea. No evidence of sobriety tests or breathalyzers were introduced, because our client refused […]

MWP Law Named Among Most Highly Rated Businesses in Massachusetts

I am happy to announce that the Law Office of Matthew W. Peterson has been named among the most highly rated businesses in all of Massachusetts by topratedlocal.com for the year 2022. Topratedlocal.com rates many different kinds of businesses from wedding planning companies to law offices, and I am proud to be recognized among these distinguished […]

What Could Cause a Gun License Suspension?

In Massachusetts, your gun license can be suspended if the licensing authority determines that you may be a threat to public safety. Below are some examples of circumstances that may cause your firearms license to be suspended: Misdemeanor domestic violence or assault arrest; OUI or other alcohol-related offenses arrest; A restraining order; Living in the same […]

Matthew Peterson Named Among Top DUI Attorneys for the Year 2022

  I am thrilled to announce that I have been named one of the top DUI attorneys for the year 2022 by expertise.com! Expertise.com researched many DUI attorneys, and I am among the 15 named the best DUI attorneys in Lawrence. The selection criteria consisted of availability, qualifications, reputation, experience, and professionalism. I pride myself […]

Attorney Matthew W. Peterson Selected as a 2022 Super Lawyers Rising Star

I am thrilled to announce that I have been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for the year 2022! Super Lawyers selects attorneys for this honor using a patented, multiphase selection process involving nominations, independent research on the nominated attorney, and peer evaluation. Verdicts, pro bono and community service, and experience, are just a […]

What is the BRAVE Act in Massachusetts?

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The Massachusetts BRAVE Act is an Act Relative to Veterans Benefits, Rights, Appreciation, Validation and Enforcement. Under this Act, it allows veterans who have been honorably discharged and diagnosed with a condition as a result of their service, to avoid being prosecuted if they have been charged with certain crimes A veteran must have a […]

Matthew Peterson Named Among Best Lawrence OUI Attorneys

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Expertise.com has named Matthew Peterson one of the best OUI attorneys in Lawrence, MA.    The website has named him one of the top 18 attorney for operation under the influence (OUI) charges in Lawrence. Expertise based this ranking on several factors, including an A+ rating in professionalism, including responsiveness, friendliness, helpfulness, and detail.  He […]