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Victory in the Courtroom: Newton Jury Acquits Client of Serious Charges

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A Win for Justice and Fair Trial

In a recent trial in Newton District Court, our legal team secured a significant victory for our client, who faced severe allegations of assault with a dangerous weapon, strangulation, and assault and battery. This case highlights the importance of a thorough defense strategy and the role of diligent investigation in ensuring justice.

The Incident

The incident unfolded one fateful evening when our client and the alleged victim, both strangers prior to that night, met at a local bar. After a few hours of socializing and drinking, they proceeded to my client’s home. It was there that the alleged victim claimed a sudden and unprovoked attack occurred, involving a knife, punches, and strangulation.

The Charges

The charges brought against our client were grave: assault with a dangerous weapon, strangulation, and assault and battery. These charges not only posed a significant threat to our client’s freedom but also to their reputation and future, including their immigration status.

Our Defense Strategy

Our defense was built on a foundation of factual evidence and diligent legal work. We immediately questioned the credibility of the alleged victim’s story based on several inconsistencies. Our team undertook a comprehensive investigation, which included gathering surveillance footage from the bar where the evening began. This footage was crucial in painting a different picture of the evening’s events compared to the story presented by the prosecution.

It is critical to hire a defense attorney as soon as possible to gather evidence like surveillance footage, which can be deleted within days of the incident.

The Trial

During the trial, we presented the inconsistencies found in the alleged victim’s account, arguing that the logical flow of his story did not align with the evidence we had gathered. The surveillance video demonstrated interactions between our client and the alleged victim that contradicted the latter’s claims of aggression and fear.

The Verdict

After careful deliberation, the jury returned a verdict of not guilty on all counts. This verdict not only reaffirmed our client’s innocence but also underscored the importance of a defense that is both vigorous and anchored in thorough investigation and understanding of the law.

 The Importance of a Strong Defense

This case serves as a compelling reminder of the critical role that a strong, evidence-based defense plays in the American judicial system. Our client’s acquittal is not merely a personal victory but a testament to the principle that every individual is entitled to a fair trial and a robust defense.

At our firm, we are committed to upholding these principles, ensuring that justice prevails through meticulous preparation and unwavering advocacy for our clients. If you or someone you know is facing criminal charges, remember that choosing the right defense attorney can make all the difference.

For more information about our services or to discuss a case in Newton District Court or anywhere in Massachusetts, please contact us. We are here to ensure that justice is served and that your rights are protected at every step of the legal process.  Call or text me at 617-295-7500, and let’s get started on your defense!


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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