Saturday, October 11, 2014

Do you have a Rhode Island Felony Criminal Record that is making it difficult to find work?


Finding a job in these tough economic times in Rhode Island can be difficult enough. In speaking with my clients, securing employment with a felony criminal record is nearly impossible. Unfortunately, many people wait years or even decades before exploring the possibility of expunging and removing that stain from their criminal record. This delay can cause them to stay in low level jobs and not expand their careers, or it can prevent them from finding quality employment altogether.

Fortunately Rhode Island, unlike many other States, allows those convicted of most (but not all) felonies to have those records expunged and removed from your official Rhode Island criminal record (under certain circumstances). If you are not sure if you are eligible, or you would like a professional opinion regarding your eligibility, contact Attorney Matthew Marin at 401-228-8271 for a no obligation Rhode Island Expungement consultation. You may also complete the contact form on our website: http://www.rhodeislandexpungementlaws.com/free-expungement-consultation/

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Rhode Island School Bus Monitor Facing Child Pornography Charges

Last week the Rhode Island State Police executed a search warrant on the home of a Rhode Island School Bus monitor in Glocester, Rhode Island and charged the man with possession and transfer of child pornography.  The warrant was the result of an investigation initiated by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children which indicated that the computer at the residence was transferring prohibited child pornography by email.  The School Bus Monitor now faces child pornography charges which subjects him to up to 15 years in jail and up to a $5,000 fine, in addition to sex offender registration.

Rhode Island Child Pornography Charges

As law enforcement's ability to detect child pornography becomes more effective, the Rhode Island State Police have significantly increased the number of arrests and prosecutions for possession and transfer of child pornography in Rhode Island.  Oftentimes, these cases are based upon computer "meta data" or "indications" that the computer "may have" at one time contained a file which included child pornography.  Even being charged with possession or transfer of child pornography can be a devastating allegation.  Given the severe penalties, including up to 15 years in jail and sex offender registration, you need to hire an experienced, aggressive, and dedicated child pornography defense attorney to assist you in the defense of these charges.

The Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc.

If you or a loved one has been charged with any criminal offense in Rhode Island, you need to immediately call Attorney Matthew Marin for skilled and aggressive criminal defense representation.  We will begin working immediately to ensure that your rights are protected and that you can put the best defense possible forward.  Attorney Marin is available 24/7 to discuss your case and to schedule a no fee, confidential consultation at one of our convenient office locations.  Contact us today by phone at 401-228-8271 or email at mm@matthewtmarin.com, or fill out the contact form on our Website.  If you need help with a crime involving drugs or domestic violence or a car accident, visit our drug defense website, our domestic violence website, our car accident website.

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Monday, June 2, 2014

MA Man to Plead Guilty to Federal Hacking Charges

In local legal news, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Massachusetts has announced that a New Bedford man has agreed to plead guilty two charges of computer intrusion and one count of access device fraud.  This is a story which, at first blush, the prosecution does not seem to fit the crime.  The headline of the article states that the Man who Hacked Bristol County Community College to Change his grades is to plead guilty to federal hacking charges.  It appears to be a minor case for the U.S. Attorney to be concerned with bringing federal hacking charges.  However, as you dig deeper into the story you will see that not only did the Defendant change his grades, but he also hacked the email of a local police chief and stole credit card data from more than 14,000 account holders.  Certainly, hacking into a computer system to steal the account information of 14,000 users will catch the eye of the local U.S. Attorney.

Federal Hacking Charges on the Rise

It seems as though the U.S. Attorney's Office and the FBI are becoming more sophisticated and interested in investigating and prosecuting cases of electronic intrusion and hacking.  In addition to the story above, there have been other stories and I have received a few calls from individuals seeking assistance with either hacking related charges or hacking related investigations within the Rhode Island area.  These cases require a high degree of sophisticated technology and knowledge and therefore are typically only brought by the federal agencies.

Defense for Hacking Charges in the Rhode Island Federal District Court

If you have been charged or are being investigated for hacking related charges in the Rhode Island area, contact the Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc. for aggressive defense of federal criminal charges.  With our knowledge and experience, we can put you in the best position to defend yourself and protect your rights from any federal prosecution or investigation.  Whatever you do, always speak with an attorney before speaking with the authorities or providing them with information.  If you do provide information to the authorities, you run the risk of either (1) incriminating yourself and providing the authorities with information to use in your prosecution or (2) getting yourself charged with federal obstruction charges (the same charges that sent Martha Stewart to federal prison).  Be careful.  Always talk to an attorney before speaking with investigators.

The Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc.

If you or a loved one has been charged with any criminal offense in Rhode Island, you need to immediately call Attorney Matthew Marin for skilled and aggressive criminal defense representation.  We will begin working immediately to ensure that your rights are protected and that you can put the best defense possible forward.  Attorney Marin is available 24/7 to discuss your case and to schedule a no fee, confidential consultation at one of our convenient office locations.  Contact us today by phone at 401-228-8271 or email at mm@matthewtmarin.com, or fill out the contact form on our Website.  If you need help with a crime involving drugs or domestic violence or a car accident, visit our drug defense website, our domestic violence website, our car accident website.

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Hopkinton Man Charged With Second Offense DUI and Chemical Test Refusal

Over Memorial Day weekend, a Hopkinton man was charged with second offense DUI and refusal to submit to a chemical test after he was pulled over in the parking lot of a local liquor store.  According to bystanders who flagged down the police, the driver was operating the wrong way on Route 138 and the driver sideswiped another vehicle and failed to stop after the accident.  He was also charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in damage to property.  The man was arraigned at the police station and held on $50,000 surety bail.  To read more about this story, visit the Providence Journal website HERE.

SECOND OFFENSE DUI CHARGES IN RI

In Rhode Island, a second offense DUI charge is an extremely serious offense which carries a mandatory jail sentence if convicted.  There are a few conditions that must be met to ensure that a second offense DUI charge is properly brought by the charging police department.  Surprisingly, the police departments can frequently charge the wrong offenses.  

First, to be charged with a second offense DUI in Rhode Island, you need to have previously been convicted of a criminal DUI charge.  This does not including chemical test refusal convictions and it does not include reckless driving convictions, you must have been convicted of a criminal DUI charge.

Second, the DUI conviction has to be within the past 5 years.  This means that if your DUI conviction was more than 5 years ago, the police cannot charge you with a second offense DUI.  However, this prior offense will still be used against you as a factor in sentencing, if you are convicted.

SECOND OFFENSE DUI PENALTIES IN RI

As indicated above, a second offense DUI charge in Rhode Island carries a mandatory jail sentence.  If the second offense DUI is a case with blood alcohol content readings between 0.08 and 0.15 or with no readings (BAC Unknown - refusal cases), the mandatory minimum sentence is 10 days in jail.  If the second offense DUI is a case with blood alcohol readings over 0.15, the mandatory minimum sentence is 6 months in jail.  However, these are mandatory MINIMUM sentences, and prosecutors often seek much longer jail sentences in these cases.

The Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc.

If you or a loved one has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or any other criminal offense in Rhode Island, you need to immediately call Attorney Matthew Marin for skilled and aggressive criminal defense representation.  We will begin working immediately to ensure that your rights are protected and that you can put the best defense possible forward.  Attorney Marin is available 24/7 to discuss your case and to schedule a no fee, confidential consultation at one of our convenient office locations.  Contact us today by phone at 401-228-8271 or email at mm@matthewtmarin.com, or fill out the contact form on our Website.  If you need help with a crime involving drugs or domestic violence or a car accident, visit our drug defense website, our domestic violence website, our car accident website.

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Monday, May 26, 2014

Were You Charged With A Rhode Island DUI Over Memorial Day Weekend?

If you were charged with a DUI in Rhode Island over the long Memorial Day weekend you have come to the right place for assistance.  We have assisted literally hundreds of people in exactly the same position you now find yourself, so let us help you.  In this post you will find some basic information that will help to preserve your rights and give your defense attorney the best chance to beat your case.  Read further, and then contact Attorney Matthew Marin at 401-228-8271 / marin.matthew@gmail.com to set up a no-fee confidential consultation.

KEEP ALL OF YOUR PAPERWORK

The first thing that you should do is create a file or a large envelope that you will keep all of the paperwork related to your case in one location.  Some of this paperwork is critical to your case.  It is vitally important that you keep every document that was given or mailed to you.  This includes keeping the envelopes that mail was given or received in as it may contain critical information about when certain documents were mailed, which may become important later.  Once you sit down and speak with a skilled Rhode Island DUI Attorney, they will be able to quickly sift through the paperwork and let you know what parts are important and what parts are not. 

DO NOT MAIL IN PAYMENTS FOR YOUR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS

Many people, prior to meeting with an attorney, will mail in payment for minor traffic violations.  DO NOT DO THIS.  Payment of a traffic violation is an admission of guilt that can be used against you in your Rhode Island DUI case.  Even minor motor vehicle infractions, as minor an improper inspection sticker, can be used to form the basis of the police officer's reasonable suspicion to stop your vehicle.  Paying the $85 fine by mail constitutes an admission that the prosecutor in your Rhode Island DUI case can use against you.

SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION WITH AN ATTORNEY PROMPTLY

Whatever you do, seek the representation of an experienced Rhode Island DUI Attorney to assist you right away.  Unfortunately, I have met with many clients who waited literally weeks after their arrest to seek advice and representation on a DUI charge.  Many people think that because their court date is a few weeks or a month away, that there is no urgency to speak with and hire a defense attorney.  They may sometimes be right.  But, all too frequently I meet with clients who have waited weeks to seek assistance and in that intervening period critical evidence has been lost or destroyed that we could have been able to produce at trial if not for the delay.  Most importantly, oftentimes police surveillance video is kept for a very limited period of time after which it is destroyed and unavailable for your defense.

The Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc.

If you or a loved one has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or any other criminal offense in Rhode Island, you need to immediately call Attorney Matthew Marin for skilled and aggressive criminal defense representation.  We will begin working immediately to ensure that your rights are protected and that you can put the best defense possible forward.  Attorney Marin is available 24/7 to discuss your case and to schedule a no fee, confidential consultation at one of our convenient office locations.  Contact us today by phone at 401-228-8271 or email at mm@matthewtmarin.com, or fill out the contact form on our Website.  If you need help with a crime involving drugs or domestic violence or a car accident, visit our drug defense website, our domestic violence website, our car accident website.

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Should Domestic Violence Victim's Be Prosecuted for DUI to Escape A Violent Situation?

In a recent decision rendered by the Minnesota Supreme Court, the Court ruled in a 4-3 decision that victims of domestic violence are not immune from prosecution for driving under the influence while escaping a violent situation.  The Chief Judge, writing for the majority, wrote:

The Domestic Violence victim "contends that she was in fear for her life and that she made the only choice she could, given her husband’s violent behavior. But it is also true that when she made that choice, and drove with an alcohol concentration that was more than twice the legal limit, Axelberg created a substantial risk to public safety."

The Rhode Island Supreme Court has not addressed this issue, however I find the logic and rational put forward by the dissent in this case much more persuasive.  The dissent wrote that it is "bad public policy to force victims of domestic abuse to choose between license revocation and personal safety," with which I completely agree.

A scenario that happens more than you might think

In my experience as a Rhode Island criminal defense lawyer, I have run into this situation a number of times and this is a scenario that happens more than you might think.  Oftentimes, this comes from other motorists reporting either erratic driving or a domestic situation in progress.  While the Minnesota Supreme Court clearly took the position, although in a 4-3 decision, that victims of domestic violence should not drive under the influence even if they are attempting to flee a violent situation.  Obviously, the key aspect of these cases is to ensure that the victim of domestic violence needs to escape the violent situation.  While it may not be that an individual is immune from prosecution for driving under the influence, there may be a defense available.

The Defense of Necessity Should Be Used in These Cases

The defense of necessity is a common law defense of justification.  Similar to self-defense in that it does not change the fact that the defendant committed a criminal act, it justifies the action and should result in a not guilty verdict.  The typical law school example is an individual who sees a tornado coming and breaks into a home to get into the basement and avoid the wrath of the tornado.  The act of breaking and entering the home is surely a criminal offense, but the defense of necessity justifies the action and should result in a not guilty verdict.  In the situation involving domestic violence, the victim should be able to put forth a necessity defense.  However, to put forward such a defense they will need to prove a few important facts: (1) that they were truly in danger of imminent harm, (2) that they did not drive more than necessary to escape the danger, and (3) that they had no other option to escape the danger.  If they can prove these facts, they should be able to successfully put forth a defense of necessity and the result should be one of not guilty.

The Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc.

If you or a loved one has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or any other criminal offense in Rhode Island, you need to immediately call Attorney Matthew Marin for skilled and aggressive criminal defense representation.  We will begin working immediately to ensure that your rights are protected and that you can put the best defense possible forward.  Attorney Marin is available 24/7 to discuss your case and to schedule a no fee, confidential consultation at one of our convenient office locations.  Contact us today by phone at 401-228-8271 or email at mm@matthewtmarin.com, or fill out the contact form on our Website.  If you need help with a crime involving drugs or domestic violence or a car accident, visit our drug defense website, our domestic violence website, our car accident website.

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc. Accreditted by the Better Business Bureau

Earlier this month of May 2014, the Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc. was officially accredited by the Better Business Bureau and issued an A rating.  We are very proud of this recent accreditation and our A rating.  You can visit our listing on the BBB website by following this link.  Two important factors in the determination of our A rating was our complete business information and our lack of complaints with the BBB.

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The Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc.

If you or a loved one has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or any other criminal offense in Rhode Island, you need to immediately call Attorney Matthew Marin for skilled and aggressive criminal defense representation.  We will begin working immediately to ensure that your rights are protected and that you can put the best defense possible forward.  Attorney Marin is available 24/7 to discuss your case and to schedule a no fee, confidential consultation at one of our convenient office locations.  Contact us today by phone at 401-228-8271 or email at mm@matthewtmarin.com, or fill out the contact form on our Website.  If you need help with a crime involving drugs or domestic violence or a car accident, visit our drug defense website, our domestic violence website, our car accident website.

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Monday, May 19, 2014

How to Check on the Status of Your Rhode Island Criminal Case

Many Rhode Island residents are surprised to learn that they can check on the status of their Rhode Island Criminal Case online.  The Rhode Island Judiciary maintains a "criminal information database" which can be found below:


To use the criminal information search, click on the top link "search by defendant name / business name".  After accepting the terms of the disclaimer, you need to enter into the search form the Defendant's last name and first name.  When entering this information, be sure to enter the information correctly and spell the names correctly.  You will also need to enter your name the way it was when you were arrested by the police.

Why is my case not in the criminal information database?

If you were recently arrested, your criminal case may not yet been have entered into the Rhode Island Criminal Information database.

If your case is one involving only traffic violations, then your case will not be found in the Criminal Information database.  Regular traffic tickets are not put on the database.

One other reason why your information may not be in the database is that it has been expunged or sealed.  If your case has been successfully sealed or expunged, or if you were placed on a Filing that was completed, it will be removed from the Criminal Information database.

Why is my Attorney not listed on my case?

The Criminal Information database is very useful for certain key pieces of information relative to your case.  It is typically extremely up to date when it comes to your next court date and the courtroom for that court date.  However, other pieces of information are often not updated or inaccurate.  The Clerk's Office updates all information on every criminal case in Rhode Island.  In their limited schedule, they simply do not have the time and resources to update every change on your case so frequently the attorney of record is simply not input into your case.  So, if you don't see your attorney's name listed on your criminal case do not worry, as it is likely just not entered into the database.

The Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc.

If you or a loved one has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or any other criminal offense in Rhode Island, you need to immediately call Attorney Matthew Marin for skilled and aggressive criminal defense representation.  We will begin working immediately to ensure that your rights are protected and that you can put the best defense possible forward.  Attorney Marin is available 24/7 to discuss your case and to schedule a no fee, confidential consultation at one of our convenient office locations.  Contact us today by phone at 401-228-8271 or email at mm@matthewtmarin.com, or fill out the contact form on our Website.  If you need help with a crime involving drugs or domestic violence or a car accident, visit our drug defense website, our domestic violence website, our car accident website.

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Sunday, May 18, 2014

Route 95 Traffic Stop Results in Heroin Bust

The traffic stop of a motor vehicle on Route 95 resulted in the discovery of over 250 baggies of heroin and a stun gun.  Two female occupants of the vehicle were arrested and held at the ACI pending an arraignment Monday.  The operator of the vehicle was charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of heroin, and driving with a suspended license.  The passenger was charged with possession of a weapon, a stun gun.  For more information on this story, visit the Providence Journal website.

POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE HEROIN

If you are charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin, then the odds are that you will be held without bail for at least two weeks until a bail hearing can be held.  Depending upon the facts of the case, you may be granted bail or you could be held without bail until your case is tried in the Superior Court.  The charge of possession with intent to distribute heroin, you are facing a major felony offense that carries up to 30 years in prison for a first offense.

When your possession with intent to distribute heroin case has been brought to the Superior Court, you will be presented with two options.  First, you can attempt to negotiate a plea bargain on your case where you and the State could come to an agreement as to a possible sentence.  When you are facing a major felony such as possession with intent to distribute heroin, you are most likely going to be negotiating the length of a possible jail sentence.  Second, you could reject the State's proposed plea offer and take the case to trial in the Superior Court.  The benefits of choosing this option are that you get the opportunity to litigate any legal or constitutional issues that may be present in your case and you could possible walk away without any penalty if you are found not guilty.  However, if you are found guilty after trial the sentence you will receive is entirely up to the Judge, and they can give you up to the full sentence of 30 years in prison.

The Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc.

If you or a loved one has been charged with possession with intent to distribute drugs or any other criminal offense in Rhode Island, you need to immediately call Attorney Matthew Marin for skilled and aggressive criminal defense representation.  We will begin working immediately to ensure that your rights are protected and that you can put the best defense possible forward.  Attorney Marin is available 24/7 to discuss your case and to schedule a no fee, confidential consultation at one of our convenient office locations.  Contact us today by phone at 401-228-8271 or email at mm@matthewtmarin.com, or fill out the contact form on our Website.  If you need help with a crime involving domestic violence, visit our domestic violence website.

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Rhode Island Court Clerk Arraigned on Embezzlement Charges

Today a Rhode Island District Court Clerk was arraigned on felony embezzlement charges.  The Rhode Island State Police allege that a Clerk of the Rhode Island District Court embezzled nearly $15,000 while collecting bail money and court warrant fines.  The State Police believe that the Clerk pocketed the payments and failed to log the payments into the computer system.  She was released on her own recognizance pending a future court date in Superior Court.

Felony Embezzlement Charges in Rhode Island

Embezzlement charges in Rhode Island are broken into two categories, misdemeanor and felony.  Individuals who embezzle $100 or less can be charged with misdemeanor embezzlement and their case will be handled in the District Court, at least initially.  Those alleged to embezzle more than $100 can be charged with felony embezzlement and those cases will be handled in the Superior Court.  Embezzlement is prohibited by Rhode Island General Section 11-41-3 which provides that anyone entrusted with money or property and fraudulently converts the money or property to their own use is guilty of embezzlement.

Penalties for Felony Embezzlement in Rhode Island

If you are charged with misdemeanor embezzlement in Rhode Island you are facing a charge that carries a maximum sentence of one year in jail and up to a $1,000 fine.  Felony embezzlement charges in Rhode Island carry a maximum of twenty years in jail and up to a $50,000 fine.

Should I hire a Defense Attorney for my Embezzlement Charges?

As a criminal defense attorney, I believe that anyone facing criminal charges that carry possible jail sentences should have a skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney assist them.  Embezzlement charges pose unique challenges for criminal defense and require a defense that understands embezzlement charges.  Typically the evidence in embezzlement charges involves complex financial records that can be difficult to decipher without the proper accounting background.

Why Hire The Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc.?

Attorney Matthew Marin has handled numerous embezzlement cases, including cases involving the theft of over $100,000.  As an experienced Rhode Island criminal defense attorney, we can assist you in preparing your defense and work diligently to get you the best possible result for your case.

If you or a loved one has been charged with embezzlement or any other criminal offense in Rhode Island, you need to immediately call Attorney Matthew Marin for skilled and aggressive criminal defense representation.  We will begin working immediately to ensure that your rights are protected and that you can put the best defense possible forward.  Attorney Marin is available 24/7 to discuss your case and to schedule a no fee, confidential consultation at one of our convenient office locations.  Contact us today by phone at 401-228-8271 or email at mm@matthewtmarin.com, or fill out the contact form on our Website.

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

REMINDER: Beefed Up DUI Patrols In Southern Rhode Island This Weekend May 16 Thru May 19

As reported earlier this week in the Providence Journal, the local and Rhode Island State Police will have increased patrols in Southern Rhode Island over the weekend from Friday May 16th through Monday May 19th. While the reason for the increased patrols was not reported in the paper, we can assume it is related to the University of Rhode Island Senior Week and graduation which is scheduled for this weekend.  More than 35 additional officers will be conducting DUI patrols, assisting both the local and State Police departments.  To read the full story on the Providence Journal, click here.

What should you do if you are charged with a DUI in Rhode Island?

First, relax.  You have taken the right first step already in seeking out assistance and information to assist you in making a knowledgeable and informed decision.  At the Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc., we assist people everyday charged with driving under the influence (DUI), refusal to submit to a chemical test, and other motor vehicle offenses such as reckless driving.  Our track record of outstanding results and positive client testimonials stands apart from the pack.  Check out what our former clients are saying about us HERE.

Second, give us a call.  We will be able to answer any preliminary questions you may have regarding an arrest for DUI or refusal to submit to a chemical test over the phone without any difficulty.  If you like what you hear from us, then we can conveniently schedule a consultation that fits in your schedule at one of our two downtown law offices in either Providence or Newport.  We can be reached 24/7 at 401-228-8271, mm@matthewtmarin.com, or by submitting your information into our contact form on our website.

Am I going to Jail if I am convicted of my Rhode Island DUI charge?

One of the most frequently asked questions we get at the Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esquire, Inc. is: "Am I going to jail if I am convicted of my DUI charge?"  For most people, the answer is an easy NO.  However, your Rhode Island DUI charge could result in a jail sentence IF any of the following apply to your case: (1) there was an accident and physical injuries resulted, (2) this is not your first offense (even if you were not previously convicted), (3) you were extremely intoxicated (high blood alcohol levels).  If you are charged with a first offense DUI without any of those extraordinary circumstances, then most likely your case will not result in a jail sentence.  Your best bet to stay out of jail is to contact Attorney Matthew Marin today and schedule an initial consultation to discuss your case with an experienced Rhode Island DUI Attorney.

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