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What is Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle?

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  In Massachusetts, the charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle can even be punishable by time in the House of Correction. It is crucial to hire a skilled attorney to help defend you in court to give you the best chance of a desirable outcome. What is Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle? […]

How Long Does Adjustment of Status Take?

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Generally, how long an adjustment of status application takes depends on a lot of factors.  It depends on whether you submitted the correct paperwork, the current processing times, and how organized your application is. An experienced immigration attorney can help ensure that your adjustment of status application is processed as quickly as possible.  A lawyer […]

Law Office of Matthew W. Peterson Gets Trafficking Charge DISMISSED

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Our client was facing life in prison if convicted of trafficking in methamphetamine and manufacturing methamphetamine. We argued that her home was illegally searched because the officer stepped into her door without a warrant. The judge agreed and granted our motion to suppress evidence. After that, the State moved to dismiss the case. Our client […]

What is a Continuance Without a Finding (CWOF) in Massachusetts?

A continuance without a finding (CWOF) can be a great alternative to a guilty finding, if you can complete probation.  However, there are risks. In a CWOF, you admit that the Commonwealth could prove sufficient facts against you, but the court does not find you guilty. Instead, you are placed on probation for a period […]

How to Choose the Right Attorney

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    How to choose the right attorney to trust with your case may be one of the most important decisions of your life.  The right lawyer could mean the difference between prison and probation, deportation or staying in this country, or thousands of dollars of your money.    It’s a tough decision.  You have […]