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Salem, MA 01970

Jury Finds Client NOT GUILTY of Domestic Violence in Fall River

On February 16, 2023, Attorney Matthew Peterson defended a client charged with assault and battery on a family/household member at a jury trial in Fall River District Court.  After a one-day jury trial, the jury found our client NOT GUILTY. Our client was charged with getting into a physical fight with his live-in girlfriend.  She […]

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 […]

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 […]

Client Found NOT GUILTY of Drug Distribution in BMC Central

A jury in Boston Municipal Court, Central Division found our client NOT GUILTY of drug distribution.  Our client was accused of distributing cocaine near the Park Street MBTA station in Boston. Nearly the entire incident was captured on city cameras.  The video showed our client talking to another party then descending a stairwell with them.  […]

Matthew Peterson Wins Motion to Suppress in Trafficking Case

On June 8, 2022, the Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn allowed our motion to suppress the results of an illegal stop of our client’s vehicle.  This means the Commonwealth cannot use the results of the search, and the case will be dismissed. Our client was facing trafficking charges and a mandatory three-and-a-half years in state […]