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Lefteris K. Travayiakis

Lefteris K. Travayiakis

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  • Massachusetts
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Attorney Lefteris K. Travayiakis is a very experienced criminal defense lawyer handling all misdemeanor and major felony crimes. Over the last 20 years, he has successfully represented hundreds of clients and obtained acquittals in extremely complex and serious cases, including murder.

Attorney Travayiakis' trial litigation practice focuses exclusively on criminal defense, including major felony crimes such as homicide/murder and related crimes of violence; rape and other sex crimes; gun crimes; drugs crimes; and OUI/DUI.

Additionally, Attorney Travayiakis also handles appeals and post-conviction matters before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and Supreme Judicial Court.

Suffolk University Law School
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Wentworth Institute of Technology
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  • Free Consultation
    Attorney Travayiakis values the importance of an initial consultation for both the client and the attorney. It is preferred that as much information (reports, documents, dockets, etc. if available) be provided prior to any consultation for a more productive and meaningful conversation.
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    The firm accepts credit cards and payment plans under certain circumstances.
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Appeals & Appellate
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Juvenile Law
White Collar Crime
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. If an ex-employee is e-mailing you can you place a restraining order on the person?
A: Restraining Orders are issued by the courts when there is a determination to believe that the order is necessary to protect the person from serious bodily injury and/or death...
Q. My partner of 15 years and father of my two kids was recently arrested for aggravated assault.
A: Tough question to answer given the little information you provide... Feel free to give me a call and we can discuss in more detail.
Q. Do I have the right to present legal documentation to judge, if I was served a default warrent? I was legaly detained
A: By what you described, it sounds as if perhaps there is more information that might explain why you were held.

First off, once a Default Warrant is issued and you are stopped by the police, they have no choice by to arrest you.

To answer your question, generally yes, you are able to and should provide documentation explaining why you missed a prior court appearance.

HOWEVER, from what you described, your being held on $1,000 bail or 60 days in jail sounds more like a judge either revoking your bail on another pending open case, in which case you are held without bail for up to 60 days and $1,000 bail was imposed on the other case.

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Lefteris K. Travayiakis
1842 Centre St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Telephone: (617) 325-9500
Fax: (617) 803-8232