Client, facing DWI prosecution in Concord Circuit Court, retains Attorney Lothstein and goes to trial. Outcome after trial: NOT GUILTY of DWI, guilty of transporting alcoholic beverages in motor vehicle.
The Recent 101 Ocean Blvd v. Foy Decision In 101 Ocean Blvd v. Foy, decided on March 19, 2021, the New Hampshire Supreme Court addressed a frequently recurring appellate issue: An attorney that made an improper “send a message” argument to the ju… Read More
In Commonwealth v. Lek, the Massachusetts Appeals Court issued a major decision earlier this month that curtails the ability of the police to make pretextual stops, find a reason to arrest the driver, and then search his car. Surprise! – Pretex… Read More
The Case and Ruling In late December, in United States v. Raymundi-Hernandez, the 1st Circuit Court reversed not only Mr. Raymundi-Hernandez’s conviction for narcotics trafficking, but convictions of three other codefendants / alleged coconspir… Read More
10/12/2018: In our most recent and perhaps our greatest victory, we won an appeal granting a new trial to a beloved and esteemed therapist wrongfully accused of sexual assault by a client. On October 12, 2018, the New Hampshire Supreme Court upheld a critical victory we had already won in the Superior Court - a victory that freed a therapist from prison who had been wrongfully accused of sexual assault by a client, and cleared his name. The Court held that the Superior Court was right to vacate the jury verdicts and sentences, and grant a new trial, for the therapist because juror bias infected the proceedings, resulting in an unfair trial. On October 17, 2018, the Merrimack County Attorney's Office issued a press release, announcing the State would not bring the case to trial again. Instead, the State dismissed the charges. Read More about Dr. Afshar's CaseRead More
In Lebanon District Court, the State Police charged Client with DWI-2d Offense and Aggravated DWI. Attorney Lothstein filed a motion to suppress, contending that the vehicle stop violated Client’s constitutional rights. On the day of trial, the State allowed Client to plead guilty to reckless driving, and dropped the DWI charges. Client avoided mandatory jail time, mandatory 7-day alcohol treatment program, mandatory one-year “ignition interlock”, and the plea reduced her court-imposed license suspension from 36 months to 60 days! Read More
The Epping Police charge Client in the 10th Circuit District Division Brentwood Court with Driving while Intoxicated. They also seek a 180-day administrative suspension because he refused a breath test. Client hires NH DWI defense attorney Ted Lothstein, and we secure a plea agreement where the State rescinds the administrative suspension (no 180 day suspension), AND the State drops the DWI charge. Client pleads guilty to Reckless Operation, with a 90-day license suspension, a fine, and a requirement that he obtain a LADAC evaluation. Read More