Continuance Without a Finding (CWOF) - What is it?
When a defendant admits to sufficient facts and a CWOF is entered, the following steps must occur (often orally at a hearing in District Court as well as acknowledged in writing)Request Information
The Center of the Bull's Eye in a Criminal Case
A theory of the case is a short, simple, and compelling summary of the defendant’s story of innocence is consistent with the record in the case comports with universal emotional truths and leads the factfinder to a conclusion of innocence.Request Information
I Was Accused of a Crime I Didn't Commit. What Are My Rights?
Being accused of a crime is a life-changing event. The most important thing to remember is that your guilt has not yet been established. You are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt at trial.Request Information
Operating Under the Influence (OUI)
Is There Any Advantage to Refusing the Field Tests or Breathalyzer?
From the perspective of someone facing an operating under the influence charge, the immediate penalty for refusing to consent to field sobriety tests or a breathalyzer is harsher than the immediate. penalty for taking said tests and ultimately failing, but the long-term penalty for failing the tests can be much more severe, so there is absolutely an advantage to refusing.Request Information
OUI 1st Offense Outcomes in Massachusetts
Download the PDF to keep handy the first offense outcomes for OUI arrest in Massachusetts. Our Plymouth County defense attorney has the complete details of what to expect in this scenarioRequest Information
What Do You Do If You’ve Been Arrested While Vacationing on the Cape or Islands
If you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of being arrested while vacationing on Cape Cod or the Islands, don’t panic! Just follow this helpful checklist from Nate Amendola Defense.Request Information