Charged with three counts of violation of a harassment prevention order

Winchendon District Court

Client a 54 year old man from Ashburnham, MA was charged with three counts of violation of a harassment prevention order.

The client has been involved in an ongoing dispute with neighbors for several years.  The neighbors, a husband and wife, obtained a harassment prevention order against the client.  Client also has an abuse prevention order against the husband neighbor.  The neighbors each individually filed private applications for criminal complaint against client for alleged violations of the harassment order.  The neighbors then later went to the police to complain about the same conduct upon which they filed the private applications for complaint.  As a result three separate complaints ended up issuing against the client for violation of a harassment prevention order, all of which involved the same alleged conduct.

Attorney Riddle filed a motion to dismiss two of the three complaints issued against the client as duplicative.  After submitting a memorandum of law and making oral argument to the Court the Judge allowed Attorney Riddle’s motion and dismissed two of the three complaints.  The third complaint is now being transferred to the jury session for trial.

Attorney Damian Riddle, Worcester County defense lawyer serves the Central Massachusetts region including the areas of Lunenburg, Leominster, Fitchburg, Worcester, Gardner, Clinton, Bolton, Lancaster, Berlin, Acton, Concord, Greenfield, West Boylston, Marlborough, Northborough, Westborough, Groton, Shirley, Pepperell, Townsend, Ashby, Winchendon, Ashburnham, Templeton, Princeton, Ayer, Harvard, Worcester County, Middlesex County, Franklin County and surrounding communities in Massachusetts.

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