Domestic Felony Assault Charge Reduced to Non-Domestic Simple Assault in December 2021
(1) DOMESTIC ASSAULT AND BATTERY BY STRANGULATION (R.I.G.L 11-5-2.3)
(2) SIMPLE DOMESTIC ASSAULT AND BATTERY
(3) DOMESTIC DISORDERLY CONDUCT (R.I.G.L. 11-45-1)
(4) REFUSAL TO RELINQUISH A TELEPHONE
CASE OVERVIEW: Attorney Kensley Barrett with Marin & Barrett, Inc., is extremely pleased to report that a Client charged with domestic felony strangulation, domestic simple assault, domestic disorderly conduct, and failure to relinquish a telephone had the felony strangulation charge, domestic disorderly conduct, and failure to relinquish a cell phone dismissed against him in Superior Court. The Client, pled to non-domestic simple assault and received one year of probation. The Client, who was arrested stemming from an incident with his girlfriend that was recorded on video, was facing mandatory ten days at the ACI since the Client had a prior domestic conviction. Marin & Barrett, Inc., immediately got the Client into therapy through the Veterans Treatment Court and after negotiations with the Prosecutor, Marin & Barrett, Inc., secured the favorable outcome for the Client.
CASE RESULT: FELONY STRANGULATION AND DOMESTIC DISORDERLY CONDUCT AND REFUSAL TO RELINQUISH A TELEPHONE CHARGES DISMISSED AND DOMESTIC SIMPLE ASSAULT WAS REDUCED TO NON-DOMESTIC SIMPLE ASSAULT and the Client received One Year probation in December 2021.
Practice area(s): Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence
Court: Providence Superior Court