Violation of a Family Court Restraining Order Dismissed at Arraignment in the Providence District Court
CASE OVERVIEW: Attorney Kensley Barrett is pleased to report that a charge of violating a family court restraining order was dismissed at his arraignment in the Providence District Court. Woonsocket Police had alleged that the Client violated a restraining order issued by the family court allegedly following the person who had the restraining order. Attorney Barrett successfully argued at arraignment that there was no evidence to support probable cause and that the case should be summarily dismissed. The Judge agreed and the case was dismissed at the first court appearance and has subsequently been expunged from our Client's record.
CASE RESULT: FAMILY COURT RESTRAINING ORDER VIOLATION CHARGE DISMISSED AND EXPUNGED
Practice area(s): Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence
Court: Providence District Court