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Drug Dealing Charge Results in Three Year Deferred Sentence in November 2021

November 2021


CASE OVERVIEW:  Marin & Barrett, Inc., is extremely pleased to report that a Client charged with possession with intent to distribute Ketamine and MDMA (Ecstasy) – a felony offenses – resolved with a three-year deferred sentence.  In Rhode Island, possession with intent to deliver controlled substances is a felony offense punishable by up to thirty (30) years at the Adult Correctional Institute.  After meeting with the prosecutor handling the case, Marin & Barrett, Inc., was able to negotiate the favorable three-year deferred sentence on behalf of the Client. The three-year deferred sentence does not constitute a conviction and it allows the Client to have the case removed from his record upon successful completion of the three-year period.

RESULT: The Client received a 3 year deferred sentence which will result in the dismissal and expungement of the charges upon a successful completion of the deferred sentence in November 2021

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

Court: Superior Court

Ken Barrett

Attorney Kensley Barrett is a skilled criminal defense lawyer with a proven track record in handling a wide range of cases in Rhode Island. Known for his strong background in trial advocacy and negotiation, Barrett is dedicated to providing personalized and effective representation for his clients. Recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers and with a 10.0 "Superb" rating on Avvo, he consistently achieves successful outcomes, including acquittals, dismissals, and reduced charges.

Kensley Barrett

Our law firm was founded on the belief that working with us is more than just hiring a lawyer. Working with us will bring you peace of mind and also allow you to continue with your regular life while we attend to your legal matters. Our vast experience means that it allows us to excel in both aggressively representing your interests and generating the best possible result for you.