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Law Office of Matthew W. Peterson Secures NOT GUILTY Verdict in Firearm, Theft Case

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In September 2018, the Law Office of Matthew W. Peterson secured a NOT GUILTY verdict for our client charged with illegal possession of a firearm and theft.  If convicted, our client was facing decades in prison.

Our client was charged with possessing a firearm after being convicted of domestic violence and larceny of a rental car.  We argued that our client was not barred from carrying the firearm, and that he did not intend to steal the car.

The judge DISMISSED the firearm charge based on our legal argument, and the jury agreed that our client did not intend to steal the car and found him NOT GUILTY.

If you need a criminal defense lawyer who will fight for you, call me now and set up a consultation at (617) 295-7500.

DISCLAIMER: Please keep in mind that the results we obtained are case-dependent, and we may not be able to secure the same result for you.  Please discuss your case with a qualified criminal defense attorney to find out the applicable law for your situation.


Although I am an attorney, I am not your attorney.  Please do not rely on anything on this page as legal advice because any specific advice would depend on your situation.  Any results posted on this page are not guarantees of outcomes in your case.

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