Client Case Results

Criminal Lawyer Serving Quincy & Hingham

Be sure to contact our office immediately before it's too late to receive the representation you deserve. Many individuals have come to our firm for help and have come away with extremely positive verdicts. Below are listed some of the past case results that helped individuals throughout Boston.


Plymouth District Court

Client was charged with Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle when he was alleged to be driving his motorcycle at a high rate of speed doing wheelies when he crashed his motorcycle. Client was facing probation and a long loss of his driver's license. Attorney Dave Flanagan was able to convince the Plymouth prosecutor to dismiss the case prior to arraignment. No information of this case can be seen on his record.

Result: Dismissed prior to arraignment


Hingham District Court

Client was charged with Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle when she crashed her vehicle into a store front on a busy street in Rockland, Ma. Client was facing several potential penalties including loss of license. Attorney Flanagan was able to get the charges dismissed

Result: All charges dismissed


Plymouth District Court

Client was charged with Assault and Battery and Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon. Attorney Flanagan was able to argue in a preliminary hearing that the Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon should be dismissed immediately. He eventually was able to get all charges dismissed for his client.

Result: All charges dismissed


Quincy District Court

Client was charged with Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon. The victim suffered head injuries that required hospital care. Attorney Flanagan convinced the assistant district attorney to drop the felony to a misdemeanor and the client was given a continue without a finding. His case will be dismissed if he stays out of trouble for six months.

Result: Case dismissed if the client stays out of trouble for six months


Quincy District Court

Client was charged with a domestic assault and battery and a violation of a restraining order. Attorney Dave Flanagan was able to get all charges dismissed for his client at trial.

Result: All charges dismissed


Quincy District Court:

Client had a violation of probation hearing with several violations of probation. Client was looking at 2 ½ years in thehouse of correction. Attorney Flanagan was able to convince the Judge to not find any violations of probation. Client was put back on probation with the same conditions as he had before.


Cambridge District Court:

Client was charged with an Operating Under the Influence of Drugs, Possession of Class A and Possession of Class E drugs. Illegal drugs were found on her person and in her car when the police found her. She was allegedly driving erratically and got into an accident. Attorney Flanagan was able to dismiss the charges of Possession of Class A and Possession of Class E drugs. The OUI drugs charged will dismissed in one year as long as the client can stay out of trouble and complete a program.

Result: Drug possession charges dismissed: OUI Drugs CWOF for 1 year. Case is dismissed if client stays out of trouble.


Boston Municipal Court:

Client was in a barroom fight in downtown Boston. Allegedly the other party was seriously injured and required medical treatment. Attorney Flanagan was able to dismiss the case.

Result: All charges dismissed


Wareham District Court:

Client was charged in Wareham, Ma with a Felony Larceny of $250. She was also on probation at the time. Attorney Flanagan was able to get the case dismissed and no violation of her probation was found.

Result: All charges dismissed


Brockton District Court:

Client was charged with a domestic assault and battery and a violation of a restraining order in Abington, Ma. Attorney took the case to trial and all charges were dismissed.

Result: All charges dismissed


Brockton District Court:

Client charged with Possession of class B Cocaine in Abington, Ma. Attorney Dave Flanagan was able to get all charges dismissed at the pretrial hearing.

Result: Possession of Class B DismissedAn application for complaint was filed against the client for Operating his vehicle to endanger. The client was in a serious accident and the Rockland Police Department issued a summons for the client to appear at Hingham District Court. Attorney Flanagan was able to get the case dismissed prior to arraignment. No information about this incident will appear on the client's record.

Result: Dismissed prior to arraignment


Haverhill District Court

Client was on probation at Haverhill District Court. He was charged with a new offense of Breaking and Entering at the Boston Municipal Court Dorchester Division while on probation. Attorney Flanagan represented his client and persuaded the Haverhill probation officer and the Judge to not find his client in violation of probation. In addition, Attorney Flanagan convinced the Judge to dismiss his client's probation all together.

Result: No violation found. Client's probation is terminated


Hingham District Court

Domestic violence trial at Hingham District Court. Client was charged with assault and battery on the mother of his children. The alleged victim went to the hospital on the day of the alleged incident. Attorney Flanagan's client was found Not Guilty after a trial where Attorney Flanagan showed through his cross examination that the client was not telling the truth about the incident. Attorney Flanagan showed the inconsistencies in the alleged victim's testimony during the trial and his client was found not guilty.

Result: Not Guilty after a Jury Waived Trial


Hingham District Court

At Hingham Distrct Court the client was charged with operating his motor vehicle with a suspended license for operating under the influence. This charge comes with a minimum sentence in the house of correction for 60 days and a maximum of 21/2 years with a mandatory year loss of license. Attorney Flanagan argued the case and was able to persuade the district attorney and the Judge to dismiss the case.

Result: Case dismissed- No loss of license for the client


Client was charged with Assault and Battery by the mother of his daughter. This particular charge turned the client's life upside down. He had never been arrested before, and he had no experience with the criminal justice system. Attorney Flanagan was able to convince the assistant district attorney and the Judge that the case should be dismissed on the trial date.

Result: Case dismissed


Drug detectives had the client under surveillance for several months. The detectives had confidential informants that said they bought drugs off the client. The detectives also observed the client do several hand to hand drug transactions. A search warrant was executed on the client house and large amounts of cocaine and marijuana were found in the clients bedroom. Client was charged with possession with intent to distribute Class B controlled substance; possession with intent to distribute class D controlled substance; Distribution of class D controlled substance; and conspiracy to violate the drug law. Attorney Flanagan argued a motion to dismiss all charges and convinced the Judge to grant the motion. Motion to dismiss was allowed.

Outcome: MTD allowed: All charges dismissed


Norfolk County Superior Court

A Norfolk County Grand Jury returned indictments against Client for Violation of Constitutional Rights, Assault or Battery for Purpose of intimidation Due to Race, Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon and Malicious Destruction. The assistant district attorney was insisting on a long house of correction sentence for the Client. After a long court battle that included multiple court dates for motions and hearings, Attorney David Flanagan was able to convince the Judge and the assistant district attorney to reduce the charges and get his client probation with no jail time whatsoever.

Result: Probation for the Client with no jail time.


Quincy District Court

Client was charged with Possession of Class A Drug (Heroin) MGL Ch. 94C Section 34 and Conspiracy to Violate Drug Law MGL Ch. 94C Section 40. Quincy Police Detectives allegedly observed the client in a drug transaction during a surveillance based on an a tip from a confidential informant. Quincy Detectives recovered three bags of what they believed to be heroin from the client. Attorney Flanagan reasoned with the assistant district attorney and he agreed to dismiss the Conspiracy charge and allow the client to plea to a continue without a finding on the possession charge. If the client stays out of trouble for one year, the possession case becomes dismissed.

Result: Conspiracy charge dismissed; Possession case dismissed after one year if the client stays out of trouble.


Quincy District Court

Client was charged with Breaking and Entering Building Nighttime for Felony MGL Ch 266 Section 16, Malicious Destruction of Property over $250 MGL Ch. 266 Section 127, Assault and Battery MGL Ch. 265 Section 13A, and Threat to Commit Crime MGL Ch. 275 Section 2. Client allegedly broke into his girlfriends mother's house in the middle of the night and committed an assault and battery on an individual who was a friend of his girlfriend. Attorney Flanagan requested and the judge agreed to dismiss all charges on the trial date.

Result: All charges dismissed


Hingham District Court

Hull Police Department sought an application for a criminal complaint on our client for Tampering with a Fire Call Box MGL Ch 268 S 32 and Disturbing the Peace MGL Ch 272 S53. Attorney Flanagan convinced the clerk to not issue any criminal charges on his client. As a result, the client does not have anything on his criminal record regarding this incident.

Result: No formal charges were filed and no record of this incident will be available to the public.


Dedham District Court

Client was charged with Assault, Disorderly Conduct, and Resisting Arrest. Attorney Flanagan reasoned with the assistant district attorney and he was willing to dismiss the case at the pre trial conference.

Result: Case Dismissed


Dorchester District Court

Client was picked up on a default warrant out of Roxbury District Court. She was allegedly found with Cocaine and Heroin on her person. She was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Class A and Class B. Attorney Flanagan discovered that the alleged controlled substance was examined at the William A. Hinton State Laboratory in Jamaica Plain. A particular chemist at this laboratory was charged with tampering with evidence at the lab. Attorney Flanagan argued a motion to dismiss to the Judge based on the fact that his client's alleged drugs could have been tampered with by this chemist. The Judge agree to dismiss all charges against this client.

Result: All Charges Dismissed


Dedham District Court

Client was charged with committing Assault and Battery against his girlfriend and Violating a Restraining Order in violation of MGL ch 209A. Some of the allegations including the client grabbing his girlfriend around the waist and throwing her against the kitchen table. This same client was charged with similar offenses in an incident that happened one week later. He had two separate dockets. Attorney Flanagan was able to get both dockets dismissed

Result: Both Cases Dismissed


Boston Municipal Court Dorchester Division

Client was charged with B&E Building in the Daytime for a Felony. Boston Police Detectives took fingerprints and blood swabs at the scene. The client had prior convictions and was in the BPD database. The DNA from the blood swabs was linked to the client. Attorney Flanagan argued a Motion To Dismiss to the Court requesting that the charge be dismissed. The Court agreed and the Motion to Dismiss was allowed.

Result: Case Dismissed


Quincy District Court

Client was charged with larceny of several pieces of jewelry from a home. Detectives at the Braintree Police Department conducted an investigation and found that the items were sold to a local pawn shop. Client and others were subsequently charged based on the detectives interviews and investigation. Attorney Flanagan was able to convince the assistant district attorney that they did not have enough evidence to go to trial, and the assistant district attorney agreed to dismiss all charges.

Result: Case Dismissed


Boston Municipal Court Dorchester Division

Client was charged with violating an Abuse Prevention Order (209A). It was alleged that the client, under a lawful restraining order that provided for no contact of the alleged victim and a stay away of over 150 yards, contacted the alleged victim and threatened her by text messages and voice mail. Attorney Flanagan argued a Motion to Dismiss to the Court requesting that all charges be dismissed. The Motion to Dismiss was allowed.

Result: Case Dismissed


Plymouth District Court

Client was charged with Assault and Battery on his girlfriend. Client's girlfriend alleged that client struck her several times. Client was immediately arrested. Attorney Flanagan argued a Motion to Dismiss before the Court requesting all charges be dismissed and the Motion to Dismiss was allowed.

Result: Case Dismissed


Boston Municipal Court

Central Division

The Boston Police took out an application for complaint on the client alleging that the client stole a laptop from a young man at a restaurant. Attorney Flanagan represented the client at the clerks hearing and convinced the clerk there was not enough evidence to charge the client. The clerk agreed and dismissed the charges.

Result: No formal charges were filed and no record of this incident will be available to the public.


Quincy District Court

Client was followed by Weymouth Detectives and observed conducting a drug transaction. Client was formally charged with Distribution of a Class D substance. Attorney Flanagan negotiated an excellent result with the Norfolk County District Attorney's office and the Quincy district Court Judge agreed with the disposition. The Client received a continue without a finding. He was given a break and if he stays out a trouble for one year, the case gets dismissed.

Result: CWOF for 1 year. Case is dismissed if client stays out of trouble.

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