Ill counseled guilty plea set aside; case dismissed
December 7, 2018, Ayer District Court case no. 1048CR0151, charging possession of heroin and cocaine. On advice of prior counsel, client admits to both charges. Prior counsel did not advise client that his plea created serious deportation consequences. Client retains our office. Following adversarial hearing, the Court, on 10/26/18, allows our motion to vacate client's admission. On 12/7/18, the Court grants our motion to dismiss all charges.
Practice area(s): Appeals, Criminal Defense, Immigration