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Our mid 20’s year old daughter had no prior history with the law, no prior arrests, no criminal charges or record. She was arrested January 2018, imprisoned, not allowed a phone call and charged with three (3) domestic violence crimes. One charge had a potential conviction prison term of 1-5 years. The charges were false allegations. I was contacted by her court appointed attorney after my daughter had spent three days in Framingham State prison. She was released at arraignment on personal recognizance. While we were relieved without bail, it did not seem to align with the arrest charges being brought.
There was one additional pre-trial hearing with no progress and nothing reported. The public defender appeared competent but was so busy she had to reschedule three (3) office appointments my daughter had scheduled to discuss her case. The next hearing scheduled at the end of April was some four (4) months after being charged. After three (3) months we were unable to meet with her court appointed attorney, not understanding the defense strategy nor knowing what her attorney and the prosecutor had or had not discuss. My daughter thought it best to seek out a highly regarded, extensive criminal defense experience with good outcome results private law firm. After research and receiving recommendations from other attorneys we decided to review the case with and interview the Yannetti Criminal Defense Law Firm.
I first spoke with Attorney Greg Johnson at the firm by phone. He asked very specific material questions to provide a case overview, history and some background. He was professional, engaging and action oriented. Greg had the office staff schedule an initial meeting.
We met with Attorney David Yannetti on Monday after our first office call on Friday. David answered all of our questions, provided a detailed process road map, initial defense strategy, courses of action ahead and how he would begin representing our daughter. I was impressed as David cited a number of case law examples that were relevant to the specific charges during this first meeting. Greg would represent our daughter at the pretrial hearing as David was previously scheduled for a trial. David would appear with my daughter thereafter and through trial. After our meeting with David, my daughter decided we should hire the firm. She made a good choice that we supported.
A few weeks later Greg met our daughter at court. He had a number of conversations with our daughter and the prosecutor prior to the hearing. Greg seemed to be familiar and on good terms with all the court employees. On court date one (1) being represented by David and Greg the charges were dropped and the case was dismissed/disposed. We are grateful for this best and unexpected outcome. The long 4 months of worry and stress was lifted from ours family’s shoulders.
The Yannetti Criminal Defense firm was always reachable to answer our questions, returned all communications promptly, and initiated communications with updates and reminders. They are well experienced in criminal law and were skilled legal representatives for us. We had an exceptional experience with the Yannetti Criminal Law Firm.
Sequel: Some 9 days later, the complainant self-files yet a new unfounded Order of Protection. Our daughter had not communicated nor seen the plaintiff for some 5 months. David represented my daughter at this new re-filing preliminary hearing. In short order David had this new groundless case dismissed.