Court agrees conviction was in violation of client's constitutional rights; case dismissed
December 14, 2018 East Boston District Court case no. 0205CR0220, charging domestic assault and battery. Public defender counsels client to admit guilt, following which he is placed on probation. In 2018, client, who is now a father and successful businessman, seeks permanent resident status. Immigration counsel advises him that his admission in this case renders a green card unlikely. Client retains our office. Following a full evidentiary hearing, the Court allows our motion for new trial. On 12/14/18, case dismissed.
Practice area(s): Appeals, Criminal Defense, Immigration, Constitutional Law
Court: East Boston District Court