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 […]

Nov 25

RI DUI Patrols Increased for Thanksgiving

RI DUI patrols will be out in force this Thanksgiving weekend. Thanksgiving eve is traditionally one of the busiest nights of the year for bars and restaurants – and for DUI arrests. This weekend the Rhode Island State Police and local municipal police departments have teamed up to form Operation Blue Riptide. The operation includes stepped […]

Nov 20

In RI Drunk Driving is Buzzed Driving

With the holiday season coming up, please remember that in RI drunk driving is buzzed driving. As the poster below says, if you can’t sing and dance at the same time you may be too buzzed to drive. Don’t take that chance. But if you do see police lights in the rear view mirror, call […]

Nov 03

Short Term Rentals Raise Long Term Legal Issues – Rhode Island

  In the past few years short term rentals have become a widespread legal issue. Residents have fought the short term rental rise in Austin, Malibu, and Santa Monica. Today voters in San Francisco will decide whether limits on short term rentals will become law. Proposition F asks if short term rentals should be limited to a […]

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