Defendant charged with attempted murder and several other counts. Negotiated with the A.D.A. to reduce the charges to assault and battery. Also negotiated to have any penalties run concurrent with another sentence that the defendant was serving.
Francis v. Francis
Divorce & Separation
Settled the matter
Represented wife in heated divorce battle, as well as to pursue restraining order against husband.
Speeding & Traffic Ticket
Client Found Not Responsible at Clerk's Hearing
Client ticketed on Storrow Drive for driving his motorcycle 80 mph in a 40 mph zone. After hearing, the clerk found the motorist not responsible for his speeding charge, resulting in no fine and no surcharge points.
My Two Dads
determined father of the child
2 fathers filed petitions in the Suffolk County Probate and Family Court to establish paternity of one child. Represented the mother in order to determine which man was the father of the child and to set up visitation and child support payments. Determined which father was the actual father, established child support payments for the mother, and amended the birth certificate to include the actual father.
Fighting for Father's Rights
The dad was given custody
The child involved was taken out of mother's care by DCYF in RI. Eventually, the child was placed in father's care in MA by the agency, which then closed the case, leaving no custody or support order in place.
Filed a complaint to establish custody and visitation in the Worcester Probate and Family Court, where after a trial, the court determined that father was to have sole physical and legal custody of the minor child, with only supervised visits for the mother. Also, the court awarded father child support from the mother to support the minor child.