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Nicole Angela Colby Longton

Worcester Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Domestic Assault & Battery

    Written by attorney Nicole Longton, over 1 year ago.

    If you are charged with a domestic assault and battery and the alleged victim doesn't want to pursue the case, can the Commonwealth still prosecute you? Yes. And this happens quite frequently because in Massachusetts, police officers are trained to make an arrest in any case wher...

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  2. Resisting Arrest in Massachusetts

    Written by attorney Nicole Longton, over 1 year ago.

    If you are arrested unlawfully, are you allowed to "resist" the arrest? The short answer is: No - you cannot resist an unlawful arrest in Massachusetts. Under Massachusetts General Laws an "unlawful arrest" is not a defense to a charge of resisting arrest. As such, it is not un...

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