April 2016
Attorney Bernstein successfully litigated a Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine in excess of 5 grams. Client facing 15-30 years in prison received a fully suspended prison sentence with probation out of Manchester, NH.

April 2016
Attorney Bernstein successfully litigated an Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault case in Nashua, NH in which the client was facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years to life in prison. All charges will dropped by the state.

March 2016
Attorney Bernstein successfully provided post-conviction representation to client serving 10-20 years in prison. Client was released to voluntarily return to his home in the Dominican Republic.

March 2016
Attorney Bernstein was successful in vacating client’s conviction to prevent him from being immediately removed from the USA by immigration.

Derry District Court
Violation of a Domestic Violence Restraining Order (2 counts). False Report to a Law Enforcement Officer.
Atty. Mello wins trial-client found NOT Guilty on all counts!

9th Circuit-Nashua District Division
Forgery and Title Fraud
Attorney Mello has case dismissed at trial!

Nashua District Court
Aggravated DWI-accident resulting
Atty. Mello gets client found not guilty after trial on an aggravated DWI charge-NO LICENSE LOSS FOR CLIENT!

Nashua Family Division
Divorce Matter
Atty Mello helps client to keep the marital home after a contested divorce hearing. He was also able to have the clients child support/alimony payment reduced by 35% after final hearing.

Nashua District Court
DWI-headlight-lane control
Atty. Mello was able to get all of the above charges dropped, the client pled to a motor vehicle infraction with no license loss! Atty. Mello won the ALS hearing in concord for the refusal of the breath test-no license loss for client!

Rockingham County Family Court
Ex Parte Custody Petition
Successful in having the Ex Parte custody petition dismissed and obtained expanded visitation for his client.

Nashua, NH
Burglary Charge
Dismissed.

10th Circuit Court-Derry District
Driving After Suspension; Reckless Operation
Successful in obtaining a NOT GUILTY after trial.

Derry District Court
Possession of a Controlled Drug
Transportation of a Controlled Drug
Atty. Mello gets Possession of Controlled Drug charge and Transportation of a Controlled Drug charge dropped in negotiated disposition..

10th Circuit Court-Candia District Division
Stalking
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting the State to place the complaint on file without a finding. The charge will be dismissed at the end of the continuance.

9th Circuit Court-Merrimack District Division
Theft by Unauthorized Taking
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting a NOT GUILTY after Trial.

6th Circuit Court-Hillsborough District Division
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting the felony charge dismissed.

8th Circuit Court-Jaffrey Peterborough District Division
DV-Simple Assault
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having conviction vacated based on discovery of new evidence.

9th Circuit Court-Nashua District Division
Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with Serious Bodily Injury resulting-Felony
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting the Felony DWI dismissed based on evidentiary issues.

Hillsborough County Superior Court-Southern District
Possession w/ Intent to Distribute; Disobeying a Police Officer; Driving After Suspension
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having all charges dismissed based on an illegal search and seizure by the police.

Department of Motor Vehicle Hearings
Suspension Hearing
Atty. Mello appears for client. No suspension imposed, client keeps driving privilege.

Concord District Court
Possessio of Illegal Drugs
Atty. Mello obtained a Placed on File without a finding.

9th Circuit Court-Nashua District Division
Aggravated DWI
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting an Aggravated DWI (.18 BAC) reduced to a violation (non-criminal) Reckless Operation based on a Motion to Suppress improper breath sample.

9th Circuit Court- Nashua District Division
DWI
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting a DWI complaint amended to a Reckless Operation violation (non-criminal) offense based on a number of legal issues.

7th Circuit-Dover Division
Underage Driving While Impaired (DWI)
Possession of a Controlled Drug
Transportation of a Controlled Drug
Atty. Mello gets client’s DWI and drug charges dismissed.

9th Circuit-Merrimack District
Possession of a Controlled Drug
Transportation of a Controlled Drug
Atty. Mello gets Drug charges dropped.

9th Circuit Court-Merrimack District Division
DWI
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting a NOT GUILTY after trial.

9th Circuit Court-Nashua District Division
DWI
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting the State to reduce a DWI with breath test to a Reckless Driving.

Hillsborough County Superior Court
Client charged with 27 counts of Possession of Child Pornography.
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having all charges dismissed based on the filing of a Motion to Suppress Illegally seized evidence by the police.

10th Circuit Court-Salem District Division
Possession of Heroin
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having the charge dismissed.

Seabrook District Court
Transportation of Alcohol
Attorney Mello represents client at trial, client is found not guilty.

Derry District Court
Felony Reckless Conduct
pled to a motor vehicle charge, suspended sentence.

9th Circuit Court-Nashua District Division
DWI
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having the State drop the DWI complaint and file a non-criminal violation Reckless Operation.

9th Circuit Court-Nashua District Division
DWI
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting a DWI complaint reduced to a Reckless Driving.

9th Circuit-Manchester Family Division
Contempt
Attorney Mello represents client at Contempt Hearing. The Client was found to NOT be in contempt.

9th Circuit Court-Nashua District Division
DWI
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting an Aggravated DWI reduced to a Reckless Driving.

Hillsborough County Superior Court
Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault
Attorney Adam Bernstein was successful in having the complaint dismissed pre-indictment for lack of evidence.

8th Circuit Court-Jaffery District Division
Felony Hit and Run- – Conduct After an Accident
Attorney Adam Bernstein was successful in getting the State to nol pros (drop) the complaint pre-indictment based on lack of evidence and newly discovered evidence.

9th Circuit-Merrimack District
Criminal Liability for Drug Sales; Transportation of Drugs
All charges dropped.

Hillsborough County Superior Court-North
First Degree Assault-Client was charged with running a person over with their car. Client facing 7 1/2 to 15 years in NH State Prison
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting the charge dismissed. Client plead guilty to a misdemeanor vehicular assault-NO JAIL time!!

Rockingham County Superior Court
Multiple Felony Theft Charges
Attorney’s Bernstein and Mello were successful in getting the State to dismiss the charges based on lack of evidence.

4th Circuit Court-Laconia
Aggravated DWI
Attorney Bernstein was successful in dismissing an Aggravated DWI complaint based on a number of legal issues. Client had no loss of license as a result.

9th Circuit-Merrimack District
Robbery
No jail time.

Hillsborough County Superior Court-North
Felonious Sexual Assault
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting the State to dismiss the charge after extensive pre-trial litigation and investigation.

9th Circuit Court-Nashua Division
Multiple Domestic Violence Assault charges
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having all charges dismissed.

Hillsborough County Superior Court-North
Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault
Attorney’s Bernstein and Mello were successful in getting the indictment nol prossed post-indictment.

Hillsborough County Superior Court
Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having the charge reduced to a misdemeanor Sexual Assault.

9th Circuit Court- Nashua Division
Felony Drug Charges
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having felony drug charges dismissed pre-indictment.

10th Circuit Court – Brentwood Division
Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having the charge dismissed pre-indictment after a probable cause hearing.

Hillsborough County Superior Court
Felony Robbery and Burglary Indictments
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having the charges dropped.

8th Circuit Court- Jaffrey-Peterborough Division
Violation of Protective Order
Attorney Bernstein was successful after trial in having the charges dismissed.

9th Circuit Court- Merrimack Division
Felony Drug Charges
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having felony drug charges dismissed.

9th Circuit Court- Merrimack Division
Possession of Marijuana
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having the charge dismissed based on the filing of a Motion to Suppress based on an illegal search and seizure.

9th Circuit Court-Nashua Division
Aggravated DWI
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting the Aggravated DWI dropped by excluding the breath sample.

Manchester, NH
Driving Under Influence 3rd Offense; Operating After Suspension During DWI Suspension
Attorney Adam Bernstein was successful in getting all charges dismissed.

Nashua District Court
Sale of marijuana
Attorney Ray Mello represented a client charged with drug sales. All charges against client were dropped by the State.

Hillsborough County Superior Court
Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting the charged dropped.

Nashua District Court
DWI-2nd Offense with a Blood Alcohol level of .19
Attorney Bernstein was successful in reducing the charge to a DWI 1st offense allowing client to avoid mandatory jail and extended loss of license.

Nashua, NH
Client Injured in Car Accident
Attorney Mello obtained a settlement of over $20,000 for a client who suffered a soft tissue injury in a car accident.

Milford District Court
Aggravated DWI-.25 BAC
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting the State to reduce an Aggravated DWI -.25 BAC to a DWI 1st with minimum penalties.

Nashua District Court
Possession of a Firearm without a Serial Number
Attorney Mello was successful in getting the charge dismissed.

Nashua District Court
Felony Criminal Threatening with a Firearm-Mandatory Minimum three year prison sentence
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having a Felony Criminal Threatening with a Firearm complaint dismissed.

Merrimack District Court
Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Narcotic Drug (Felony)
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having all charges dismissed due to evidentiary issues.

Merrimack District Court
Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Alcohol by a Minor
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having all charges dismissed based on an illegal search and seizure.

Hillsborough County Superior Court-Southern District
Felony Witness Tampering Complaint
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting the State to dismiss the Felony Witness Tampering complaint against his client.

Milford District Court
Felony Criminal Threatening with a Deadly Weapon
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting the State to dismiss the Felony Criminal Threatening with a Deadly Weapon Complaint against his client.

Nashua District Court
Simple Assault and Multiple counts of Criminal Mischief
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting the State to dismiss ALL charges against his client.

Hillsborough County Superior Court-Southern District
Restraining Order-Stalking Petition
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting the Court to dismiss the Restraining Order and Stalking petition against his client.

Nashua District Court
DWI–Client submitted to a Breath Test and blew a .14
Attorney Bernstein successfully was able to reduce the DWI to a Reckless Driving, violation level complaint.

Nashua
Second Degree Assault
Attorney Adam Bernstein successfully had the charge dismissed at the District Court level pre-indictment based on lack of evidence.

Manchester District Court
Felony Prescription Fraud-Multiple Counts
Attorneys Bernstein and Mello were able to get all felony charges dismissed at district court.

Derry District Court
DWI
Attorney Bernstein received a NOT GUILTY after trial for a client charged with DWI.

Merrimack District Court
Simple Assault-Domestic Violence Related
Attorney Mello received a NOT GUILTY verdict after a trial.

Manchester
Possession of Marijuana
Attorney Adam Bernstein got charge dismissed due to evidence being illegally seized.

Nashua
Felony Second Degree Assault
Attorney Adam Bernstein got charges dismissed prior to indictment to Superior Court.

Merrimack
11 Felony Counts of Sale and Criminal Liability to Sale of Controlled Drugs (Cocaine)
Attorney Adam Bernstein got all charges dropped.

Concord, NH Attorney General’s Office
Computer Crimes
Attorney Ray Mello represented government official during investigation. No charges brought against client.

Hillsborough County
Client arrest for possession with intent to sell 80 pounds of marijuana.
Attorney Adam Bernstein was successful in arguing that Client receive house arrest.

Nashua District Court
DWI 1st Offense and Yellow Line Violation
Reduced to Negligent Driving with fine and no loss of license.

Nashua, NH
Client charged with DWI and Open Container by Hudson Police. Filed Motion to Suppress Illegal Stop.
State reduced DWI to Reckless Operation, violation level offense from a misdemeanor offense.

Rockingham County
Client arrested for Felony Assault on a police officer.
Attorney Adam Bernstein was successful in having all charges dismissed.

Rockingham County
Client arrested for Criminal Threatening with a gun, Criminal Restraint, Assault.
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having all charges dismissed.

Hillsborough County
Client arrested for felony possession of firearm, criminal threatening with a firearm.
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having all charges dismissed.

Hudson, NH
Client arrested for Aggravated DWI for crashing car into a telephone pole.
Attorney Adam Bernstein was successful in having the charges reduced to Reckless Operation.

Hillsborough County Superior Court
Attorney Bernstein was successful in having felony Aggravated Felonious Sexual assault charges dismissed. Client enter plea to misdemeanor simple assaults, no jail time

Rockingham County Superior Court
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting a felony Second Degree assault-Strangulation charge reduced to a misdemeanor.

Manchester, NH
Client arrested for NH DWI after .10 breath test.
Attorney Adam Bernstein was able to have charges reduced to Reckless Operation.

Hillsborough County Superior Court
Attorney Bernstein was successful in getting felony drug charges reduced to misdemeanors. Client received a fully suspended jail sentence–No jail time.

Bernstein & Mello PLLC
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