1. Do The Police Have to Read Me My Rights?

    Providence Criminal Lawyer

    We have all heard on TV the following Miranda rights being read… You have the right to remain silent; Anything you say can and will be used against you in the court of law; You have the right to an attorney; If you can not afford one, one will be provided to you. Many of...

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    2 Kilos of Cocaine

    Drug Trafficking Lawyer Noah Kilroy Convinces Court To Grant Client Bail: Brockton Police receive information from the United States Postal Inspector that a suspicious package was due to be delivered to a specific address in Brockton, Massachusetts. The Massachusetts State Police and Brockton Police set up surveillance outside of this address and later watch the...

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  3. Charged With Carrying Firearm Without License: Case Dismissed

    Firearm without license case

    Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Gets Gun Case Dismissed:   Client was arrested while sitting in his parked vehicle in Fall River, Massachusetts and charged with carrying a firearm without a license; possession of a large capacity firearm; and possession of ammunition without and FID card. If convicted, client faced a mandatory minimum of 18 months...

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  4. Attorney Noah Kilroy Covered By The Associated Press In Trafficking Case

    Criminal Defense Attorney Noah Kilroy represented a client accused of trafficking 15 kilograms of Fentanyl from California to Massachusetts. Client was apprehended by DEA in Sturbridge, Massachusetts and charged federally. If convicted, client faced up to a life sentence in prison. After an evidentiary hearing on a motion to suppress, and multiple pre-trial conferences, Attorney...

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  5. What is a Dangerousness Hearing, In Massachusetts?

    Massachusetts Dangerousness Hearing

      In Massachusetts, a “Dangerousness Hearing” may be held to consider if a person is a danger to the community. Under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 276, Section 58A, a person may be held without bail for a period of 120 days should one lose such a hearing. At a dangerousness hearing, the Commonwealth must prove...

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  6. What is the difference between getting your record expunged v. sealed?

    Rhode island sex crime defense

    Rhode Island Criminal Lawyer Files Motion To Expunge and Seal Records For The Accused: Your case has ended, your court fees are paid and you have no other obligations or ties to the courthouse. Except, now you want your record gone so a future job, school or other establishment is unaware of your prior situation....

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  7. Charged With An Ounce Of Cocaine: Client Gets Drug Diversion Program


    The client is stopped in Jamestown, RI for a traffic offense. After a check on the client’s license, it comes back as suspended.  An inventory search of the car reveals an ounce of cocaine. The client is charged with possession of an ounce to a kilogram of cocaine. If convicted, the client could face up...

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  8. Possession Of A Gun While Committing A Crime of Violence: Case Dismissed.

    Noah Kilroy Helps To Get Client’s Firearm Charges Dismissed: The client is arrested in his apartment in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin, cocaine, and crack-cocaine.  The client is also charged with possession of a firearm while committing a crime of violence.  Rhode Island General Laws 11-14-3 provides in...

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  9. What Are The Bail Guidelines In Rhode Island?

    Attorney Helps To Secure Bail For Clients: In Rhode Island, the setting of bail is always within the discretion of the court regardless of the offense, and cannot be prohibited by statute.  The primary purpose of bail, be it of the pre-trial or the post-conviction variety, is to assure a defendant’s appearance in court at...

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  10. Arrested For Half a Kilo Of Cocaine And A Gun: Bail Granted

    Lawyer Helps Client Get Bail Client is arrested in Pawtucket, Rhode Island and changed with possession with intent to distribute a half a kilogram of cocaine and possession of a gun. If convicted of the drug offense, client could face up to 50 years in jail and a $500,000 fine.  If also convicted of the...

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