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Rhode Island Extends Driving Privileges to Immigrants

For many years, people living in Rhode Island without valid US citizenship have been unable to obtain driver’s licenses. However, many of these individuals still need to drive: whether to work or school or to help loved ones. Unfortunately, without the opportunity to obtain a valid license, these individuals are often caught operating without a license. They are then...

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Possession of Certain Drugs Now a Misdemeanor Rather Than a Felony in Rhode Island

This year the Rhode Island General Assembly made significant changes to the Uniform Controlled Substance Act.  Specifically, legislation was introduced that amended RI Gen Laws §21-28-4.01, making possession of small amounts of certain drugs a misdemeanor, rather than a felony. What quantity of drugs is now considered a misdemeanor? Now, in Rhode Island, possession of 10 grams or less...

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Allison Abilheira Attends National Criminal Defense College

Abilheira Law is proud to announce that this August, attorney Allison Abilheira graduated from the prestigious National Criminal Defense College (NCDC) Trial Practice Institute.  This two-week program occurred just miles from Abilheira Law’s Warren office at the Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, Rhode Island (which also happens to attorney Abilheira’s alma mater). Attorney Abilheira was one...

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Allison Abilheira Nominated for Superlawyers for the Fourth Consecutive Year!

Allison Abilheira Nominated for Superlawyers for the Fourth Consecutive Year! Abilheira Law is proud to announce that attorney Allison C. Abilheira has been selected as one of the 2020 Superlawyers Rising Stars for Rhode Island in the practice area of Criminal Defense. This is the fourth consecutive year that Attorney Abilheira has been chosen for this prestigious award! Rising...

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Abilheira Law Is Still Available During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Our attorneys are still available to help you with all your legal needs during the Coronavirus pandemic. We are available to all of our current and prospective clients via telephone, video chat and email. If you or a loved one is in need of assistance, please contact us today at 401-245-5100 or allison@abilheiralaw.com

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Allison C. Abilheira Selected for Superlawyers for the Second Consecutive Year

Abilheira Law is proud to announce that attorney Allison C. Abilheira has been selected as one of the 2018 Superlawyers Rising Stars for Rhode Island in the area of Criminal Defense. This is the second consecutive year that Attorney Abilheira has been chosen for this prestigious award. Rising Star nominees are subjected to a competitive selection process. In fact,...

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Allison C. Abilheira Has Been Nominated and Accepted as a Two Years AIOCLA’S 10 Best in Rhode Island For Client Satisfaction

The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Rhode Island’s Criminal Law Attorney Allison C. Abilheira as Two Years 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Criminal Law attorneys in each...

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Attorney Allison Abilheira Published in the Rhode Island Bar Journal

Abilheira Law is proud to announce the publication of “A Comprehensive Guide to Sealing and Expunging Criminal Records After New Reform” by attorney Allison Abilheira in the Rhode Island Bar Journal’s March/April 2018 edition. Attorney Abilheira has dedicated much of her career to helping individuals clear their criminal record. Most notably, in 2013, Attorney Abilheira argued a landmark case...

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Allison C. Abilheira Selected for 2017 Superlawyers

Abilheira Law is proud to announce that attorney Allison C. Abilheira has been selected as one of the 2017 Superlawyers Rising Stars for Rhode Island in the category of Criminal Defense/ DUI Lawyers. Before being designated as a Rising Star, nominees are subjected to a competitive selection process. Only 2.5% of the lawyers in each state secure this prestigious...

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Abilheira Law, LLC is passionate about representing and defending the criminally accused throughout Rhode Island. Their criminal defense attorneys have the experience, skill, and dedication to take on a broad range of charges, from DUI to domestic violence matters. They pride themselves on delivering strategic defenses and legal approaches tailored specifically to their clients’ cases. Over the years, their...

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