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What Problems with an OUI Investigation Can Be Used in My Criminal Defense?

Posted on : September 25, 2018
How Problems In An OUI Investigation Help A Criminal Defense You should know that one of the most powerful ways to fight back against an OUI allegation in the state of Massachusetts is to understand how the investigation was carried out and whether or not mistakes were made that violated your rights or involved the [Read More]

What Is A Field Sobriety Test and A Breath Test?

Posted on : August 31, 2018
The Difference Between A Sobriety Test & A Breath Test If you are accused of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol in Massachusetts, you might encounter both a breath test and a field sobriety test. The officer is within his or her rights and scope of responsibility to ask for these tests and [Read More]

Can A Field Sobriety Test Be Called Into Question?

Posted on : August 14, 2018
Field Sobriety Tests
Calling Field Sobriety Tests Into Question Our firm often deals with clients who are concerned about how the field sobriety test was used to determine whether or not someone was under the influence when being pulled over for another alleged infraction. A recent criminal defense case managed by our law firm highlights the importance of [Read More]

Do You Know Why Officer Cross Examinations Are Key in a Massachusetts OUI?

Posted on : August 14, 2018
Lawyer For Drug Charges In Western Massachusetts
The Importance Of Officer Cross Examinations All too often, clients assume that their OUI case is over with before it even starts. However, with the right attorney brought into the fold sooner rather than later, you can greatly increase your chances of possible success so that you can avoid the serious OUI penalties. Your lawyer [Read More]

Will You Have to Testify in A Massachusetts OUI Case?

Posted on : August 8, 2018
Testify In A Massachusetts OUI Case
Do I Have To Testify In My Massachusetts OUI Case? It might have been your own words with the officer the night you were charged with OUI that amplified the situation or made it worse. Whether or not this is true for your case, there’s no doubt that you’re nervous about the possibility of testifying [Read More]

How is the Opioid Crisis Affecting Criminal Charges?

Posted on : July 31, 2018
Opiod Crisis Affecting Criminal Charges
Are Criminal Charges Affected By The Opioid Crisis? While plenty of different people throughout the criminal justice system have a substance abuse disorder, many prisons and jails including those throughout Massachusetts, don’t have comprehensive medication assisted treatment programs. People who are addicted to heroin or prescription opioids are much more likely to have run ins [Read More]

How Effective is a Field Sobriety Test?

Posted on : July 12, 2018
Are Field Sobriety Tests Effective?
Are Field Sobriety Tests Effective? How effective are field sobriety tests? This is one of the most common questions presented to experienced Massachusetts criminal defense attorneys has to do with whether or not field sobriety tests can truly be trusted. A field sobriety test is often requested by an officer when he or she suspects [Read More]

What Are the Rights of a Person Who Has Been Accused of a First Offense OUI In Massachusetts?

Posted on : June 27, 2018
Massachusetts First Offense OUI
Accused of a First Offense OUI In Massachusetts? Have you been arrested or charged with OUI in Massachusetts and are not clear about your rights? Being unclear about the opportunities afforded to you by state and federal laws could expose you to dangers within your case that could compromise your freedom and ability to move [Read More]

What Massachusetts Students Should Know About Arrest and Disciplinary Hearings

Posted on : June 5, 2018
Massachusetts Student Arrests
Disciplinary Hearings In Massachusetts Getting accused of something on campus carries high stakes, but too many students blow it off and assume they are in a safe bubble with minimal consequences. Before heading off to college in the fall, to the college capital of the nation in Massachusetts, it is important to realize the potential [Read More]

Boston Study Looks at Killing Related Experiences for Victims

Posted on : May 29, 2018
Study On Killing Related Experiences
What Does A Boston Study Say About Victims Experiences In A Killing? Trying to figure out common experiences or thought patterns for those who end up in prison is a common approach to completing research. It turns out that a lot of people accused of crimes and behind bars have similar experiences in childhood, some [Read More]