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Cases Won

If you're looking for a Criminal Defense Lawyer with an excellent track record, you've come to the right place. View a selection of our cases won and dismissed below.

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    EXPUNGEMENT - SUCCESSFUL

    November 2018

    Client sought to have a 1996 felony drug possession conviction and multiple misdemeanor convictions expunged (including a domestic assault conviction).  After Ken Barrett filed motions to expunge in Rhode Island Superior Court and District Courts over a three month period, each case (total of 6) ... Read On

  • DOMESTIC VANDALISM - DISMISSED

    October 2018

    Client charged with domestic vandalism after the Client's girlfriend called the police and alleged that he keyed her car.  Attorney Ken Barrett reviewed the City's evidence and successfully argued that there were no witnesses to corroborate/verify that the Client was the individual responsible fo... Read On

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    DRUG POSSESSION - DISMISSED

    November 2018

    Client was charged with felony possession of controlled substances -  psilocybin (mushrooms).  Attorney Ken Barrett successfully got the Client into a diversion program resulting in a dismissal and expungement upon completion of the 6 month program. Read On

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    DUI - VETERAN'S TREATMENT COURT - DISMISSAL

    September 2018

    Client was charged with a DUI and Chemical Test Refusal after being pulled over for laned roadway violations.  Attorney Ken Barrett was able to get the Client into the Rhode Island Veterans' Treatment Court where her case was dismissed after successful completion of the intensive 12-month program... Read On

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    DOMESTIC ASSAULT - DISMISSED

    October 2018

    Client was charged with domestic assault after a night of drinking out on the town.  The Client's girlfriend began screaming "help help" outside the bar they were at and local police immediately took the Client into custody.  Attorney Ken Barrett immediately had the Client engage in anger managem... Read On

  • DOMESTIC ASSAULT - DISMISSED

    September 2018

    Client was charged with domestic assault against her boyfriend following a wedding in Newport.  The Client struck her boyfriend in front of a police officer causing the boyfriend's nose to bleed.  Attorney Ken Barrett immediately had the Client engage in anger management counseling and was able t... Read On

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    FELONY BREAKING AND ENTERING - DISMISSED

    October 2018

    Client was charged with breaking and entering after forcing his way into his friend's apartment after a night of drinking.  Police alleged that the Client committed a felony when he broke into the apartment to obtain his car keys and belongings that were left in his friend's apartment during the ... Read On

  • SECOND DEGREE CHILD ABUSE - DISMISSED

    November 2018

    Client was charged with second degree child abuse when a nurse reported to the authorities that the client's child had bruises that were "consistent with child abuse".  Attorney Ken Barrett reviewed the State's evidence and conducted investigatory research to ultimately conclude that the child's ... Read On

  • SHOPLIFTING - DISMISSED

    December 2018

    Client was charged with shoplifting from a retail store in Smithfield, along with two co-defendants.  Attorney Ken Barrett negotiated a dismissal in exchange for the completion of community service.  Client was able to preserve her clean record as a result of the dismissal. Read On

  • ANIMAL CRUELTY/NEGLECT - DISMISSED

    December 2018

    Client charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty when the client's pet had to be euthanized after a groomer discovered the animal had open wounds.  Attorney Ken Barrett successfully achieved a dismissal of the case after illustrating to the prosecutor that there was insufficient evidence to establi... Read On

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    LARCENY OVER $1500 - DIVERSION PROGRAM

    October 2017

    Client charged with larceny (theft) from his previous employer totaling over $2500.00. Attorney Ken Barrett successfully negotiated Client's acceptance into a diversion program which will result in the Client having his case dismissed and record expunged after completion of the 6 month program. Read On

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    DOMESTIC ASSAULT/VIOLATION OF PROBATION - DISMISSED AND WITHDRAWAL OF PROBATION VIOLATION

    October 2017

    Client got into an argument with his girlfriend and the girlfriend subsequently called the police department. Client had ten years of exposure for the probationary period he was on. Attorney Barrett quickly enrolled the Client into counseling sessions and negotiated a dismissal of the domestic assault charge in district court and a withdrawal of the probation violation in superior court. Read On

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    NO CONTACT ORDER TERMINATION - GRANTED

    October 2017

    Client, whose spouse was charged with felony domestic assault, sought to have the court mandated no-contact order terminated contacted Attorney Ken Barrett for help. Attorney Ken Barrett successfully argued that the Client's spouse completed counseling and that the Client was not in fear of the spouse. Judge agreed to vacate/terminate the no-contact order Read On

  • Ri weapons lawyer

    FELONY ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON - AMENDED TO SIMPLE ASSAULT (FILING)

    October 2017

    Providence Police responded to the Client's home after reports of a intoxicated male in possession of a firearm. During their investigation, the police interviewed witnesses and subsequently charged the Client with possession of firearm while under the influence and felony assault with a dangerous weapon - to wit - a firearm. Attorney Ken Barrett highlighted the absence of evidence for the possession of a firearm while intoxicated and negotiated an amendment of the felony assault with a deadly weapon to a simple assault, which resulted in an agreement to a one year filing for the Client. Read On

  • Ri drugs lawyer

    POSSESSION OF SCHEDULE I CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE – DISMISSED

    October 2017

    Client was pulled over for speeding while traveling on Route 138 in Middletown. During the stop, police detected an odor of marijuana and Client agreed to a search of the car. Police discovered hash oil and 2 ounces of marijuana, and subsequently charged the Client with Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance. Attorney Ken Barrett successfully negotiated a dismissal of the felony offense upon completion of 20 hours of community service. Read On

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    DUI AND REFUSAL – AMENDED TO RECKLESS DRIVING/NO LICENSE LOSS

    September 2017

    While driving home from a Providence bar, the Client struck a curb resulting in a flat tire. Warwick police initiated a traffic stop and administered field sobriety tests. Client submitted to a field sobriety test and was deemed to have failed the text and was taken into custody. At the police station, Client refused to take the chemical test and was subsequently charged with a DUI and Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. After reviewing the police report, Attorney Ken Barrett successfully negotiated an amendment to a Reckless Driving charge saving the Client from thousands of dollars in fees and the imposition of sanctions. Read On

  • False Statement to Fraudulently Obtain a License or Registration – Dismissed

    Client charged with obtaining a drivers license via false statement after using an alias several years ago to get a license. Outcome – case was dismissed due to statute of limitations argument made by Attorney Barrett. Read On

  • Domestic Vandalism – Dismissed

    Client got into a verbal argument with partner and police arrived on scene. Client allegedly broke a window during the verbal argument and was charged with Domestic Disorderly and Domestic Vandalism. Outcome – Both charges dismissed after completion of anger management classes negotiated by Attor... Read On

  • DUI and Refusal – Dismissed

    Client was sleeping at a park and ride with the key in the ignition and the car running when he was approached by a police officer. Client submitted to a field sobriety test and was deemed to have failed the text and was taken into custody. At the police station, Client refused to take the chemic... Read On

  • Procurement of Sex for a Fee – Dismissed

    Client was charged with soliciting sex from an undercover police officer during a prostitution sting by local police. Attorney Barrett negotiated a dismissal of the misdemeanor charge at the Clients arraignment. Read On

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