Keegan & Novick Obtains “Not Guilty” Ruling for Defendant Accused of Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon

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A Boston criminal defense law firm, Keegan & Novick, obtained a “not guilty” ruling from a judge after multiple testimonies from law enforcement officers and a hospital security guard. The defendant faced allegations of assault with a dangerous weapon when prosecutors accused her of stabbing her boyfriend.

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Both lawyers are former police officers. With experience as law enforcement officers, they are able to craft innovative and effective case strategies to help clients obtain favorable case outcomes.

A Quincy judge determined that an assault suspect was “not guilty” after the legal team at Keegan & Novick, a Boston criminal defense law firm, motioned the court for a required finding of not guilty. Keegan & Novick filed the motion in the Quincy District Court in Norfolk County (case number 1156-3832).

According to court documents, the judge made the ruling after prosecution submitted evidence that included testimony from two police officers, a police detective, and a hospital security officer. Prosecutors also submitted medical records and photographs of the alleged victim’s body as evidence against the defendant.

Court documents indicate that prosecutors attempted to convict the defendant of assault with a dangerous weapon. The prosecution alleged that the defendant stabbed her boyfriend twice. However, the Boston criminal defense team at Keegan & Novick successfully defended the suspect and filed a motion for a required finding of not guilty.

Keegan & Novick is a criminal defense firm that offers aggressive representation to clients in Boston and the surrounding area. As Boston criminal defense lawyers, Attorneys Keegan and Novick understand the importance of high-quality legal guidance. Both lawyers are former police officers. With experience as law enforcement officers, they are able to craft innovative and effective case strategies to help clients obtain favorable case outcomes.

Attorney Joseph Keegan is a well-respected trail attorney with 10 years of legal experience. He practices criminal law and is a graduate of the New England School of Law. Attorney Keegan earned his undergraduate degree from Curry College and served in the U.S. Army, National Guard, and Army Reserves.Today, he is a member of the Norfolk County Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, and The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Attorney Stephen Novick dedicates 100% of his legal practice to criminal defense. He earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the New England School of law and obtained an MS in Criminal Justice Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement as well. Today, he is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the United States Supreme Court Bar Association, and the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Together, Stephen and Joseph provide criminal defense representation in the following practice areas: drug crimes, federal crimes, violent crimes, warrants, sex crimes, weapons offenses, white collar crimes, probation violations, juvenile crimes, and DUI charges. To learn more about Keegan & Novick, click here.

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