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S. Joshua Macktaz, Esq.

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Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer

Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer S. Joshua Macktaz has been 27 plus years defending DUI/DWI and criminal cases in Rhode Island. If you have been charged with a DUI, Drunk Driving, DWI in Rhode Island call me 24/7 for a free legal consultation. I provide a full case walk-through where I explain the charges, who is the prosecutor, how she will handle your case and my relationship and history with that prosecutor, how I have successfully defended similar cases, all possible outcomes and how I can get it erased (expunged) from your record.

Since 1997 I have also been aggressively representing clients as a Rhode Island criminal defense lawyer to assist those charged with a criminal offense in Rhode Island.

Most importantly, when you hire my firm to represent you, I am the attorney reviewing or overseeing your case and typically appearing in court with you. I am in court just about every day, and I strongly believe that each client deserves this personal service. 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. Hablamos Espanol.

Our firm handles legal matters in the following practice areas: Criminal Law, Criminal Defense, RI DUI, RI DWI, Capital Offenses, Misdemeanors, Felonies, Traffic Violations, Drug Crimes, Drug Trafficking, Juvenile Law, Child Abuse and Neglect, Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Adoptions, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Restraining Orders, Personal Injury, Automobile Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Torts, Tort Liability, Civil Liability, Litigation.

Practice Areas: Criminal Law; Criminal Defense; Driving While Intoxicated; Capital Offenses; Misdemeanors; Felonies; Traffic Violations; Criminal Prosecution; Drug Crimes; Drug Trafficking; Juvenile Law; Child Abuse and Neglect; Family Law; Divorce; Child Custody; Child Support; Domestic Violence; Adoption Law; Paternity; Restraining Orders; Personal Injury; Automobile Accidents and Injuries; Slip and Fall; Wrongful Death; Torts; Tort Liability; Civil liability; Litigation.

Admitted: 1993, Rhode Island Law School: Suffolk University, J.D., cum laude, 1993 College: University of Vermont, B.A., Political Science, 1990 Member: Rhode Island Bar Association; American Bar Association. Biography: Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award, Business, Special Assistant Attorney General (Criminal Division), Rhode Island, 1993-1997 Reported Cases: Cronan v. Cronan, 99-378; State of R.I.v. Shinn, 00-211B.