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S Joshua Macktaz

S Joshua Macktaz

Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer & RI DUI Lawyer With 27 Years of Experience
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence ...
  • Rhode Island
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Biography

I have specialized as a RI DUI lawyer and Rhode Island Criminal Defense Attorney for the past 27 years with INCREDIBLE RESULTS. I am a former Rhode Island Special Assistant Attorney General from 1993-1997. During those years I prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases ranging from disorderly conduct to first degree murder in every Rhode Island County. Additionally, along with other prosecutors, I lectured in-coming police academy cadets on proper drunk driving and Rhode Island DUI investigations and prosecutions. This unique experience has allowed me a wealth of knowledge not readily available to the average Rhode Island DUI lawyer or criminal defense attorney. Since 1997 I have been applying all that I learned as a prosecutor in order to better benefit my private clients. Most importantly, when you hire my firm to represent you, I am the attorney handling your case and appearing in court with you. Unlike a number of firms, I do not send associates to court with you, and I do not rely on paralegals to prepare legal documents. My office provides free consultations, and I am available 24 hours a day for emergencies. My firm provides aggressive, personal representation and we look forward to hearing from you soon. Contact me now for a FREE Consultation: EMAIL or call 401-861-1155 Rhode Island DUI Attorney

Education
Suffolk University Law School
J.D.
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Honors: Cum Laude
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University of Vermont
B.A. (1990) | Pre-Law
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Professional Experience
Special Assistant Attorney General
Attorney General (Criminal Division), Rhode Island
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I am a former Rhode Island Special Assistant Attorney General from 1993-1997. During those years I prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases ranging from disorderly conduct to first degree murder in every Rhode Island County. Additionally, along with other prosecutors, I lectured in-coming police academy cadets on proper drunk driving and Rhode Island DUI investigations and prosecutions.
Awards
American Jurisprudence Award
American Jurisprudence
Professional Associations
Rhode Island State Bar
Member
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Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyers Organization
Member
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Activities: Defending people charged with DUI, Domestic Assault or any other criminal charges.
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American Bar Association
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Rhode Island
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept all major credit cards.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I provide expert representation on DUI and Criminal Defense for reasonable fees, including payment plans depending on the type of case. If you have been arrested for a crime it is important to hire the best lawyer.
Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. Is it still illegal to legally own a firearm, while being a medical marijuana patient in Rhode Island?
A: You can absolutely own a firearm while being involved in the Medical Marijuana Program. However, you cannot get a concealed weapons permit if you are involved in the Program. But you can own as many firearms as you desire...just keep them at home!
Q. If I post explicit images of my ex online. What can they do legally to me?
A: You can now be prosecuted for a felony for posting those pictures under a new RI law. I would strongly advise you NOT to do this. However, if you get arrested please call my office for a free consultation at 401.861.1155.
Q. If you were charged with assault with a deadly weapon, and had it knocked down to Simple assault are there other options
A: Sounds like it was a difficult case. However, given that the charges were reduced to a misdemeanor you should get it expunged which is the legal equivalent of "it never happened". Feel free to contact my office (401.861.1155) to discuss your options. Thanks.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Rhode Island Criminal Lawyer
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Rhode Island DUI Laws
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Newport Rhode Island Criminal Lawyer And Newport DUI Attorney
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Drunk Driving Defense
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Domestic Abuse Defense Lawyer
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DUI Penalties in Rhode Island
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Rhode Island Domestic Violence Lawyer
Contact & Map
S. Joshua Macktaz, Esq.
127 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI 02903
Telephone: (401) 861-1155
Fax: (401) 633-6376
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S. Joshua Macktaz, Esq.
176 Eddie Dowling Highway Suite 202
North Smithfield, RI 02896
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S. Joshua Macktaz, Esq.
140 Point Judith Road Suite 28
Narragansett, , RI 02882
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S. Joshua Macktaz, Esq.
33 College Hill Road Suite 15G
Warwick, RI 02886
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S. Joshua Macktaz, Esq.
37 Bellevue Avenue
Second Floor
Newport, RI 02840
Telephone: (401) 324-2992
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