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Katherine Godin

Katherine Godin’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • State v. Robert Sawler

    Practice Area:
    Violent Crime
    Date:
    Mar 27, 2009
    Outcome:
    Case Dismissed
    Description:
    The state improperly charged the Defendant; Kent County Superior Court Judge Stephen Nugent granted the Defendant's Motion to Dismiss (the case was later re-charged, at which time the client received a deferred sentence)
  • State v. John Doe

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Feb 09, 2010
    Outcome:
    Appeal granted; case remanded
    Description:
    Challenged client's sex offender classification level (to protect the client's privacy, an alias is being used in this posting); Providence Superior Court Magistrate Judge Smith granted the appeal and remanded the matter back to the Sex Offender Classification and Notification Unit (SOCNU) for re-classification
  • State v. John Doe

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 18, 2009
    Outcome:
    Case Dismissed; Record Expunged
    Description:
    Client (whose name will be protected since the case was subsequently expunged) was charged with possession of marijuana (first offense); I negotiated an agreement with the State to dismiss the case in exchange for 30 hours of community service and a letter from his employer
  • State v. John Doe

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Apr 28, 2009
    Outcome:
    Aquittal/dismissal; record expunged
    Description:
    Client (whose name will be protected because the record was subsequently expunged) was charged with two counts of child molestation (one count of first-degree, one count of second-degree); at trial, Providence Superior Court Judge Darigan acquitted the client of the first-degree child molestation charge and dismissed the second-degree child molestation charge
  • State v. Robert Sawler

    Practice Area:
    Violent Crime
    Date:
    Aug 12, 2009
    Outcome:
    Client pled to deferred sentence
    Description:
    Client charged with second-degree child abuse; pled nolo contendre in exchange for a deferred sentence (which has the legal effect of being dismissed after 5 years of successful probation)
  • Banna v. Banna

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Oct 07, 2010
    Outcome:
    Appeal granted
    Description:
    Client denied a hearing on the issuance of a 209A restraining order in Massachusetts. We appealed the case, and the Massachusetts Appeals Court reversed the case, finding that our client was entitled to a hearing.