Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer S. Joshua Macktaz, Esq.

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breathalyzer reliability Read the full article January 24, 2023 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
Reliability of the Breathalyzer Devices in DUI Cases

In my 30 years as a top-rated Rhode Island DUI attorney, I’ve seen it all. Every case is different, but I can say they all have one ...

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What a “Filing” is in a Misdemeanor Case in Rhode Island Read the full article December 20, 2022 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
What a “Filing” is in a Misdemeanor Case in Rhode Island

Hearing that you’re being criminally charged is always a scary experience. Understanding the “legal-ese” of what you’re up against is ...

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How to Look Up Your Own Case Online in Rhode Island Read the full article November 03, 2022 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
How to Look Up Your Own Case Online in Rhode Island

Getting arrested is never a fun experience. From processing at the police station to managing court fees and dates, it’s an ...

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Private Prosecutions in Rhode Island Read the full article October 25, 2022 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
Private Prosecutions in Rhode Island

Police officers are here to help. We all learned this basic fact at some point in our childhoods. If you’re the victim of a crime, all ...

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Arrested with Marijuana in Rhode Island Read the full article September 01, 2022 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
What to Do if You’re Arrested with Marijuana in Rhode Island

In May 2022, Rhode Island legalized recreational marijuana. Since we’re the 19th state to do so, legislators and residents have spent ...

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S. Joshua Macktaz Training Incoming Police Academy Cadets Read the full article January 13, 2022 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
S. Joshua Macktaz Tapped to Help Train Incoming Police Academy Cadets

As Rhode Island’s best DUI defense lawyer, it’s no surprise the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy requested ...

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What to Expect if You’re Accused of Domestic Violence in Rhode Island Read the full article October 21, 2021 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
What to Expect if You’re Accused of Domestic Violence in Rhode Island

Facing a domestic violence accusation can completely turn your world upside down. Because Rhode Island places a strong focus on ...

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DUI Defenses Read the full article August 24, 2021 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
Common DUI Defenses

It can be easy to feel as though after an arrest for a DUI that there’s no defense good enough for your actions. However, that’s not ...

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