Legal Question in Personal Injury in Massachusetts

some1 has been ticked for a negligent homocide charge and is going to the first hearing with the clerk of courts no police report yet..what are some of the scenarios for this charge...the police categorized it as a misdemeanor, but there was a fatality

Asked on 10/04/09, 4:27 pm

3 Answers from Attorneys

Joseph Murray Joseph M. Murray, Esq.

They should retain an attorney to represent them at the hearing.

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Answered on 10/09/09, 4:46 pm

This is a very serious charge-you need to speak with an attorney and have one present at the hearing. Feel free to contact the office at 774-745-0562

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Answered on 10/09/09, 4:47 pm
henry lebensbaum Law Offices of Henry Lebensbaum (978-749-3606)

The clerk determines if there is a reasonable suspicion that a crime was committed and that the person there is the person who may have committed it. It is a very low standard. If they had more evidence, they may just issue a complaint. You do not say what the charge is.

This is a critical step, and you should get an attorney.

If you have questions, call me at 978-749-3606.

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Answered on 10/11/09, 5:29 pm

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