Commonwealth v. M.F.- Domestic Assault and Battery - ACQUITTED
Domestic Assault and Battery. Complaining witness called the police to complain that client struck her with closed fists, leaving visible injuries including swelling and a bleeding cut. Client was arrested elsewhere, and denied the assault. A trial took place in JDR court. We rejected the plea offer and were prepared for trial. Mid trial, the Commonwealth dismissed the case due to insufficient evidence.
Practice area(s): Criminal Defense
Phoenix S. Ayotte
Ms. Ayotte (formerly Phoenix Ayotte Harris) was named one of the "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2014, "Top 40 Under 40" in 2015, "Top Lawyer" by Who's Who Global Directory, and a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers in 2016. In the past year alone, Ms. Harris has been responsible for dismissals, acquittals, or reduced charges in many serious cases where her clients were unjustly charged, such as: accessory to homicide, felonious mob assault, attempted malicious wounding, robbery, abduction, arson, possession with intent to distribute, burglary, counterfeiting, sodomy with a minor, child abuse, domestic assault, and more