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Sexual Assault charges dropped

Superior Court. Attorney Welsh’s client was charged with multiple counts of felony sexual assault of a young female over a nearly two year period. Each charge was punishable by 10 to 20 years in New Hampshire State Prison. Outcome – charges dropped by prosecutor’s office prior to trial.

Under 21 Drugs Suppressed – Case Dismissed

District Court. Client was charged with possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor. Because the defendant was under 21, he also faced a possible loss of license. Attorney Samdperil successfully argued that the arresting officer illegally detained his client, and that the search was unconsitutional. Case Dismissed.

Aggravated DWI Charge Reduced – Client Avoids Mandatory Jail Sentence

District Court, Rockingham County. Client was charged with Aggravated DWI (more than twice the legal limit) . Attorney Samdperil negotiated a reduction in the charge. As a result, the client’s loss of license was limited, and a mandatory jail sentence was avoided.

DWI Dismissed. Client Receives Minimal Loss of License.

District Court, Rockingham County. Richard Samdperil represented a client charged with DWI for driving under the influence of drugs (prescribed medications). The State ultimately agreed to dismiss the DWI charge, a misdemeanor. In its place the parties agreed to a motor vehicle violation. The client was not convicted of a misdemeanor or DWI, and received […]

Attorney Welsh saves client significant incarceration and license loss

District Court Trial. Attorney Welsh defended a client accused of DUI, second offense. Client was accused of DUI here in New Hampshire with a prior DUI conviction just three months earlier in the State of Kentucky. Conviction on such a charge mandates significant incarceration and enhanced license loss. The prosecutor obtained all the proper documentation […]

Client found “Not Guilty” of driving 88 MPH in a 55 MPH zone

District Court Trial. Attorney Welsh defended a client accused of driving 88 miles per hour in a 55 MPH zone. During the trial the State Trooper testified that he clocked the alleged speeder using his Doppler radar unit. The Trooper introduced into evidence documentation showing the radar unit was a new unit, that he tested […]

DUI and Conduct After an Accident charges Dismissed

District Court Trial. Attorney Welsh defended client accused of DUI, Reckless Driving, Operating after Suspension, and Conduct After an Accident (similar to leaving the scene of an accident). Each of these offenses is a major offense under New Hampshire’s Habitual Offender law. Result – Client was not convicted of any of the originally charged offenses. […]

Fraud Case Dismissed at Trial

Jury Trial in the Strafford County Superior Court. Attorney Samdperil defended a client facing a felony prosecution for Fraudulently Altering a Deed. The State’s evidence included testimony from the Register of Deeds, a long-time Dover attorney, and the county attorney’s investigator. At the close of the State’s evidence, Attorney Samdperil argued that the case should […]

State v. Ramos

New Hampshire Supreme Court. Reversing the defendant’s sexual assault convictions, and adopting a “new standard” for determining whether charges should be consolidated at trial. View case

State v. Denoncourt

New Hampshire Supreme Court. Reversing the defendant’s convictions for driving after being certified an habitual offender, disobeying a police officer, and resisting arrest because the trial judge denied. View case

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