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Waiting for DAPA News Updates?

Have you been waiting to hear the latest DAPA news? DAPA, Deferred Action for Parental Accountability, is still on hold. The official implementation of DAPA is still in holding due to temporary injuctions and lawsuits. The original deadline of May…

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Facing Child Pornography Charges?

A former Minnesota teacher’s history of child pornography and child molestation has resurfaced. Lynn Seibel, was the drama and English teacher at Shattuck – St. Mary’s School. After allegations of child molestation and the discovery of child pornography on his…

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Felony Assault Case Results

Criminal Defense Charges: Client was already ordered removed based upon a Rhode Island conviction for felony assault when he hired the services of John MacDonald. His prior attorney made no effort to vacate this conviction which constituted an aggravated felony…

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Misdemeanor Conviction for Domestic Assault

Criminal Charges: Client was detained by ICE authorities based upon a 2002 misdemeanor conviction for domestic assault. Despite being a long-term permanent resident of the United States who was eligible for cancellation of removal, he was detained by the Boston…

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Possession of Cocaine Conviction

Criminal Defense Charge: Client was ordered removed based upon a 1997 possession of cocaine conviction. Client was denied the ability to apply for cancellation on this conviction due to a 1982 breaking and entering charge that constituted an aggravated felony….

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Rhode Island Domestic Violence Penalties

In the state of Rhode Island, domestic violence convictions carry heavy consequences. Over the past 30 years, there have been drastic shifts in the legal authority granted to law enforcement officers. Police are now able to make warrant-less arrests when…

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Different Types Of Manslaughter

Involuntary manslaughter is when a person is killed during another crime, or when a death occurs without advance planning. This is usually divided into two categories, criminally negligent and constructive manslaughter. Constructive manslaughter is considered an “unlawful act” and is…

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