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Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon

Attorney Leone represented a juvenile at a Clerk- Magistrate’s “show cause hearing” in the West Roxbury District Court. The juvenile in this particular case had been accused of having committed the crime of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. At the hearing to determine whether there was probable cause, Attorney Leone was able to successfully cross examine witnesses and argue the matter to the Clerk-Magistrate in defense of the client, and the Clerk-Magistrate agreed not to issue the criminal complaint. Needless to say, the client and the client’s parents were relieved. A Clerk-Magistrate’s hearing or ‘show cause hearing’ is
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Charged with Inhalation of a Toxic Substance and Possession of Class B Drugs

Attorney Leone defended a client that was charged with Inhalation of a Toxic Substance, Possession of Class B Drugs, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, and Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol. Attorney Leone was able to get the OUI charge dismissed after an evidentiary hearing before the Clerk Magistrate, and subsequently argued the merits of the defense of the Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle Charge, the Inhalation of a Toxic Substance Charge, and the Possession of Class B Drugs charge with the Assistant District Attorney. The District Attorney thereafter agreed to dismiss the Possession
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OUI charge dismissed at Clerk-Magistrate Hearing, Dedham District Court

Our client was charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol (OUI) Attorney Leone defended a client at a Clerk-Magistrate hearing at the Dedham District Court. A Clerk-Magistrate hearing is a hearing whereby the Clerk-Magistrate determines whether the Complainant (often a local police department) has proved that there is probable cause that a crime was committed. If the Clerk Magistrate decides that there is probable cause to believe that a crime was committed, then most often a criminal complaint will issue against the Defendant for that particular crime. The Clerk Magistrate hearing gives the Defendant and
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