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Lawrence James Christopher

Chelsea Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Mass DAE program - first time offender drug testing

    Answered 11 months ago.

    1. Lawrence James Christopher
    2. David C. Newton
    3. Eleanor R. Hertzberg
    3 lawyer answers

    Hello - The only time drug testing will be a term of probation is if the judge ordered it during your plea. Check the " Order of Probation Conditions" that you signed when you were in court and that will have all the terms of your probation. The contract has general conditions of probation that everyone on probation must comply with and there is also special conditions of probation that are used on a case by case basis. Random drug testing is a special condition of probation. If the...

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  2. I am moving on the first but i have an arraignment date on the 11th. is it possible to get my court date moved?

    Answered 11 months ago.

    1. Terri D. Leary
    2. Dylan Hayre
    3. David C. Newton
    4. Henry Lebensbaum
    5. Lawrence James Christopher
    5 lawyer answers

    If you hire an attorney , you should have no problem changing the arraignment date. I have had clients with similar situations and we moved the arraignment to an earlier date and I have also changed arraignments to dates in the future. It is a summons arraignment, so the court should be accommodating to your attorney. Although you are moving you will still be expected to appear for future court dates until the matter is resolved.

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