Callaghan & Callaghan – Attorneys – Rhode Island

 

 

Call (401) 294-4555

 

 

3 Brown Street
Wickford, RI 02852

Dec 21

Failed Insurance Scam Destroys 80 Neighboring Homes

Wall Street Journal reports on failed insurance scam: This week an Indiana judge sentenced a woman to 50 years in prison for her role in a failed insurance scam. The scam not only completely destroyed the perpetrators’ home, but also killed two neighbors and damaged 80 other nearby homes. Investigators likened the damage to that […]

May 27

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May 18

Rhode Island Expungement

Expungement of criminal charges in Rhode Island might become more common. The Providence Journal reports that the legislature is considering an expansion of the expungement laws.  The proposal currently backed by Attorney General Peter Kilmartin may allow up to five misdemeanor charges to be erased from a person’s criminal history. Rhode Island General Law § […]

Mar 14

Newport St. Patricks’ Day Arrests

Newport St. Patrick’s Day arrests reached 80 this year. Parade goers were booked for a variety of alcohol fueled offenses including DUI, public urination, and disorderly conduct.  In addition 16 minors now face charges for possession of alcohol. The annual parade is one of the major events in Newport every year. The warm temperatures and […]

Jan 05

Narragansett DUI Attorney – Callaghan & Callaghan

Check out our new page featuring our Callaghan & Callaghan Narragansett DUI attorney experience.  We have years of experience in all DUI related matters as both prosecutors and defense attorneys. Rely on our experience and expertise. Call today for a free consultation (401) 294-4555: http://callaghanlawri.com/narragansett-dui-attorney-callaghan-callaghan/

Dec 31

DUI Attorney – RISP to Increase DUI Patrols for NYE

The need for a DUI attorney may be increasing throughout Rhode Island. The RISP announced that they would be increasing DUI and aggressive driving patrols this NYE weekend. Colonel Steven O’Donnell stated that troopers will strictly enforce DUI – impaired driving, seatbelt infractions, aggressive driving, and distracted driving.  According to the Providence Journal article, fifty-two […]

Dec 16

RI Probation Changes Recommended

A panel of judges, legislators, and advocates recently recommended wholesale changes to RI’s probation and sentencing matrix. The Justice Reinvestment Working Group has met throughout the summer and fall. The panel, convened by Governor Raimondo in July, found that RI criminal sentences outstrip the national averages. Felony sentences in Rhode Island average 4.9 years while […]

Dec 07

Judge Robbed In Own Home – But that’s only part of the story

A federal judge and her husband were robbed in their home this past weekend. Three young men broke into the Cincinnati area home on Friday night. Luckily the judge and her husband, disbarred lawyer Stanley Chesley, were able to run into nearby woods and call police. The three young men were later pulled over  when […]

Dec 03

RI Zoning News – Cranston Solar Farm

A very interesting RI zoning issue has popped up in Cranston. A British company has proposed to construct a solar farm at Hope Farms located in Western Cranston. The solar farm would be the largest of its kind in Rhode Island. The proposal has raised a number of unique zoning issues. RES America Development is […]

Nov 26

RI DUI Task Force Arrests 22

The RI DUI task force reported at least twenty two (22) arrests last night according to the Providence Journal. As noted in yesterday’s Callaghan & Callaghan post, RISP and local police departments combined forces for a concerted DUI prevention effort this holiday weekend. It was not clear if the new BAT-Mobile (Blood Alcohol Testing) was […]

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