Assault

Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault, Criminal Charges

As many as 10 percent of sexual assault allegations that are filed are false reports, a report by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) found. Refuting allegations of sexual assault can be challenging for many reasons. For one, because… Read More

Bridgeport FBI Assault Numbers Misleading

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

When the FBI issues their annual Uniform Crime Report, news agencies across the nation seek to glean headlines from the data. But, often the reporters and the people reading the report don’t completely understand what they are looking at. Such… Read More

Bridgeport Police Embroiled in Brutality Cases

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

One brutality case is bad enough, but when you have several pending at the same time, it could be a sign of a big problem. The Bridgeport Police Department currently has officers named in three separate cases, each alleging brutality…. Read More

Connecticut Cracks Down on Domestic Violence

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault, Domestic Violence

Sweeping legislation and procedures are changing Connecticut domestic violence cases and could potentially lead to the disruption of would-be assaults and possibly even murders. These new laws range from batterer’s intervention programs to GPS monitoring and all have one thing… Read More

Significant Crime Reduction in New Haven

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault, Criminal, Traffic

A press conference held by outgoing Police Chief James Lewis indicates he is leaving New Haven a safer place. According to this article from the New Haven Register crime in the city is at an all time low thanks to… Read More

Hartford Man Rejects What Could Have Been a Lenient Plea Agreement

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault, Criminal

A man who had previously pled guilty to charges of 1st degree assault, two counts of 1st degree robbery, and 1st degree aggravated sexual assault rejected a plea deal at the last minute, instead electing to head to trial in… Read More

High Profile Attorney Pleads Not Guilty in Ct. Domestic Assault Case

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault, Domestic Violence

A high profile attorney in Connecticut that formerly worked under both Bush Administrations pled not guilty this week in a case that accused him of trying to kill his wife with a flashlight after learning she wanted a divorce. The… Read More

Accelerated Rehabilitation Works for Ball Player’s CT Assault Charges

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

A judge recently dismissed two charges of 2nd degree assault against former Red Sox player Jose Offerman. The dismissal comes at the end of a successful 2 year probationary period and the use of a legal practice called “accelerated rehabilitation.”… Read More

Plea Deal Reached in Connecticut Drunk Driving, Hit & Run Case

by Field Law Office, LLC |Arrest, Assault, DUI, Suspended License

Way back in January of this year, 17 year old Jessica Lee was hit while crossing the street at Boston and Central Avenues in Bridgeport. She was thrown onto the windshield of the vehicle and landed “several feet away” according… Read More

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