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Can You Be Charged with Prescription Drug OUI?

Posted on : December 26, 2019
Expanded OUI Terms In Massachusetts, the term OUI, or “operating under the influence,” is generally thought to be associated with alcohol intoxication. However, OUI charges have been expanded to include other sources of impairment, including prescription drugs. Is it possible to get charged with a crime after taking medication that was prescribed to you?  Were [Read More]
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What Information Do I Have to Provide If I’m Arrested for OUI?

Posted on : November 25, 2019
Arrested For Operating Under The Influence? If you were pulled over and arrested for operating under the influence, you must provide some basic information to police officers. However, you may be surprised at how little you are required by law to disclose, and what is considered voluntary information that prosecutors can use against you. Here’s [Read More]
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Why Are There More Charges Against Me After My DUI?

Posted on : October 30, 2019
After your DUI arrest, you may be surprised to learn that you have additional charges against you. Depending on the circumstances of your case, a judge may decide to impose harsher penalties called sentence enhancements. Here’s what you should know about enhancements and how to get legal help after a DUI.  You Had a High [Read More]
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What Should I Expect at an OUI Arraignment?

Posted on : September 27, 2019
If you were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you’ll be arraigned in a court of law. What is an arraignment and what should you do to protect your rights under Massachusetts law?   OUI Arraignment 101  The first courtroom appearance you’ll make following your impaired driving arrest is called the arraignment. [Read More]
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How Long Does an OUI Stay on Your Record in Massachusetts?

Posted on : August 23, 2019
If you’re arrested for operating under the influence (OUI) in Massachusetts, you face serious consequences. Both your driving record and your criminal record are on the line, so it’s important that you obtain legal guidance as soon as possible if you’re detained by police. Here’s what you need to know about how long an OUI [Read More]
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Can You Get Multiple Charges When Arrested for an OUI?

Posted on : July 25, 2019
If you’re arrested for an OUI, you may face other charges as well. Often, police officers are able to charge one person for multiple infractions in a single stop, because multiple laws were allegedly broken together. Here’s what you should know about being charged with other crimes at the same time you’re charged with an [Read More]
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What Role Does Evidence Have to Do with an OUI Allegation?

Posted on : July 10, 2019
Innocent Until Proven Guilty Evidence must be presented clearly in court. There are protocols and processes in place for evidence that must also be followed from the inception of your arrest, all the way through to booking.  When these steps are not taken in the proper order, it is possible that however strong you may [Read More]
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Posted on : June 5, 2019
Two drunk driving trials in two different courts in the past six days. Different facts, same verdict each time: not guilty on all counts.
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How Far Back Does The DMV Registry Go For Calculating OUI Suspensions?

Posted on : May 31, 2019
The Effects Of Past OUI Convictions  If you have been accused of a second or third OUI in Massachusetts, this is likely a very stressful time for you.  You have already gone through the OUI Arrest process and now, you’re faced with a subsequent charge.  This new charge may actually have a much stronger impact [Read More]
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What Happens If This Is My Fourth Offense OUI?

Posted on : April 29, 2019
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What You Need To Know About Repeat OUI Convictions In Massachusetts Have you been pulled over for an OUI in Massachusetts? Are concerned because you have previous OUI convictions on your record? If so, you’re not alone. Plenty of people in the state of Massachusetts have previous OUI convictions on their criminal record. A repeat [Read More]
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