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2010

Blog Posts in 2010

  • Massachusetts Drug Lawyer

    Defending Against Criminal Drug Charges This article is intended to provide clients who are under investigation or have been charged with possession, distribution or trafficking in cocaine, heroin, oxycodone or other Class A or Class B narcotics in Massachusetts. It is written by a retired Boston Police Sergeant, now criminal defense lawyer, with extensive experience in the investigation of drug ...
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  • Massachusetts Dui Defense: How To Avoid A Massachusetts Drunk Driving Arrest And Mass Drunk Driving Roadblocks

    How smart is it to drive a car through the streets with, say, a .16 blood alcohol level? Not very. In fact, it is abundantly stupid and inherently dangerous for you and everyone in your vicinity. How about saving about $5,000 in attorney’s fees and take a cab instead of driving? How about, since it’s the summer and we all know we are going to imbibe, just plan to take a cab from the start? Yes, ...
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  • Mass Criminal Law - Legal Information for College Students and Parents

    As a parent of high school and college students, both in state and out Richard J. Sweeney is acutely aware that you may not know the laws of Massachusetts, and more importantly, what to do if you, or your son or daughter, should find yourself in trouble in Massachusetts. There is nothing more terrifying than being in another state and not knowing who to turn to. We work closely with schools and ...
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  • Mass Motor Vehicle Laws, Ticket Appeals, Driver's License Suspensions and Fake IDs

    APPEAL THE TICKET and call Sweeney & Associates at (617) 300-0212 for a free consultation. TIME MATTERS! Massachusetts has enhanced the penalties for speeding and for Junior operators receiving any motor vehicle citation. YOUR CHILD NOW FACES A LICENSE SUSPENSION FOR A SPEEDING TICKET OR FOR HAVING A FAKE ID. (SEE MY BLOG BELOW FOR DETAILED INFO ON FAKE ID’S IN MASSACHUSETTS! Every parent and ...
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  • Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry

    Megan’s Law is the term commonly used to describe state laws requiring convicted sex offenders, or people who are tagged as sexually deviant based upon prior convictions, to register themselves with a statewide board as sexually deviant. What is the sex offender registry board? The sex offender registry board is the panel which must decide in which of the three categories of sexually deviant ...
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  • Drug Crimes in Massachusetts - CEO or Student it's a Big Problem!

    It’s not just drug dealers that get arrested for drug crimes. All too often students, professionals, housewives, doctors, lawyers, firefighters, police officers and others find themselves stopped by police and are in possession of an illegal narcotic. For some it started as a bad back whose pain became overwhelming and for others it is a recreational drug that they are holding at the wrong time in ...
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