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Escape, Refusing to Submit to Arrest, and Disorderly Conduct, DISMISSED x2

This matter originated as a result of a brawl outside of a bar where four separate local police departments responded. The chaotic scene made it very difficult to determine who did what. I successfully negotiated the dismissal of three separate charges of Escape Class D, Refusing to Submit to Arrest Class D, and Disorderly Conduct […]

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Domestic Violence Assault Dismissed

I successfully negotiated the dismissal of my client’s Domestic Violence Assault charge in exchange for a plea of Criminal Mischief. The Criminal Mischief charge will also be dismissed shortly.

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Third Offense Felony Operating Under The Influence (OUI) Charges Dismissed

I successfully negotiated the dismissal of a third offense felony operating under the influence charge for a plea to a class e misdemeanor operating beyond license condition or restriction.  In this matter there was a significant delay between the stop of my clients motor vehicle and the blood alcohol content test administered by the officer.  Further, […]

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Grocers of Maine’s Bankruptcy Case Dismissed

James Ebbert, the Court-Appointed Receiver for Associated Grocers of Maine, filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code on August 26, 2011. Goodman Law Firm, who represents 53 independent grocers in their dispute with the now-defunct Associated Grocers of Maine, objected to the filing and, at a hearing held on September 12, […]

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Maine Criminal Defense: Aggravated Trafficking in Scheduled Drugs while Possessing Firearm DISMISSED

I successfully negotiated the dismissal of my client’s class C felony aggravated trafficking in exchange for a plea to misdemeanor possession of marijuana.  As part of the agreement, the firearm was returned to my client.

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