Jessica Ann Foley’s Answers

Jessica Ann Foley

Weymouth Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. I'm trying to fill out a petition to seal I'm confused on what to check off

    Answered about 2 months ago.

    1. Jessica Ann Foley
    2. Morrie Pour Nourian
    3. Lawrence M. Kasen
    4. Steven D. Power
    5. Paul Christopher Hannaford
    5 lawyer answers

    You have to fill it out and send it back. If it's a felony and it was less than 10 years ago you need to petition the court. It's a different and more lengthy process.

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  2. What is the min/max sentence for aggravated a&b, a&b domestic, and resisting arrest for someone with with a previous a&b's?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Jessica Ann Foley
    2. Erin Jordan Harris
    3. Travis J. Jacobs
    3 lawyer answers

    Hi, It depends what court you are in, if you are in District Court, then the maximum you can receive on any individual charge is 2.5 years in the house of correction (this does not mean that you can have sentences served 'from and after' another sentence - i.e. 2.5 years and then another sentence starting in 2.5 years). It is not clear which charges you think you might be convicted of, so I can't give you a certain answer. If you have an attorney he or she is the one that you need to...

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  3. What's next

    Answered 4 months ago.

    1. Jessica Ann Foley
    2. Joseph Brian Simons
    3. Michael P. Gerace
    4. John E DeVito
    5. Henry Lebensbaum
    6. ···
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    I would not recommend as general rule to plea the first day you go to court on a felony. If you can't afford a lawyer - the court will appoint one at a minimal fee. Otherwise, you should hire an attorney ASAP. A felony stays on your record for at least ten years (if you can then seal it), will show up on every time your record is run by an employer or school, and may impact your immigration status if that's applicable. It's the Commonwealth's burden to prove that you committed this...

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  4. Where do I put a restraining order on someone from a different town and in behalf of my 7 year old son?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Jessica Ann Foley
    2. Phil A. Taylor
    3. Henry Lebensbaum
    4. Gary S. Sinclair
    5 lawyer answers

    If he has not directly threatened your son or put him in danger by hurting your son's mother, it may be tough to get a restraining order. You can try. You can do this in District Court where your son lives OR you can go to Probate Court. You can also go to Probate Court and file for Modification of your current custody arrangement if you do not want this man around your son. This may be your best bet - go to Probate Court and file both a Modification and a 209A.

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  5. I missed my court date in MA for driving an unregistered, uninsured motor vehicle. It was 4 days ago. Going today. In trouble??

    Answered 11 months ago.

    1. Jessica Ann Foley
    2. David C. Newton
    3. Lynn Lorraine Porreca
    4. Henry Lebensbaum
    4 lawyer answers

    To prevent being arrested you should go to court immediately. Could they hold you? Yes. WIll they? It is unlikely unless there is something else going on. You may want to consider hiring a lawyer and bringing him or her with you if you are very nervous.

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  6. My son who just turned 16 was charged with a a&b due to a video of him on tape,he awaiting a pretrial,also just got another sum,

    Answered 11 months ago.

    1. Jessica Ann Foley
    2. Michael L Rich
    3. David C. Newton
    3 lawyer answers

    If he doesn't have a lawyer you should find him one. His bail can be revoked for the new offense and he can be held in DYS. If he has a lawyer call them, they know the case best.

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  7. I rear ended someone I have no lisence. If they decide to report it whats gonna happen to me? Im in Massachusetts

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Jessica Ann Foley
    2. Terri D. Leary
    3. Valerie J. Semensi
    4. William N. Chambers
    5. Henry Lebensbaum
    6. ···
    7 lawyer answers

    You can be charged for operating a motor vehicle without a license. This is if you actually have never had a license - if you have a license but it is suspended for some reason or another, depending on the reason you can be looking at a fine or jail time.

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  8. OUI .07 BAC

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Jessica Ann Foley
    2. Michael Howard Erlich
    3. Kelly A. Broadbent
    4. Ted Harvatin
    4 lawyer answers

    There are two ways that the Commonwealth can prove OUI. If your lawyer hasn't gone over this with you, you really need to speak to him or her. The Commonwealth can proceed under the theory that you were 'per se' intoxicated due to a BT of over .08 OR they can just try to prove that you were impaired while driving the motor vehicle without submitted any evidence. Again, it sounds like you have a lawyer, you should only be discussing your case with him or her.

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  9. Does their need to be more facts in this charge?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Joshua N Robbins
    2. James Michael Dunn
    3. Jessica Ann Foley
    4. Kati M. Amarantes
    4 lawyer answers

    You need to have a conversation with your attorney regarding your concerns. Also, you don't hire a lawyer to tell you what you want to hear, you hire a lawyer to represent you based on the information and facts at hand.

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  10. When prosecuting a domestic violence case, are co-existing forms of abuse (non-physical) ever included as supporting evidence?

    Answered 2 months ago.

    1. Jessica Ann Foley
    2. James Ostendorf
    3. Jaye L. Samuels
    3 lawyer answers

    Usually, Domestic Violence prosecutors are trained as to the different types of abuse, however, a lot of it cannot be used at trial in most cases as there is often not evidence that is admissible in court. Generally, Domestic Violence Prosecutors are compassionate with victims and do their best.

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