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Am I Allowed to Carry a Gun in Massachusetts After Being Convicted for OUI?

Posted on : November 19, 2018
Have you recently been convicted of OUI in Massachusetts or driving under the influence of alcohol? You’ll no doubt have questions about how such a conviction can impact your future and what you assume to be a minor omission or mistake could come back to haunt you. A common question asked of criminal defense attorneys [Read More]

What Are the Top OUI Defense Strategies?

Posted on : October 20, 2018
Only your attorney can evaluate your individual situation to provide a recommendation about OUI defense strategies. What follows are some of the most commonly-used tactics to fight back when you’ve been accused of an OUI in Massachusetts. The first of these is to argue that the police improperly stopped you to begin with. The Constitution [Read More]

What Are the Stakes for a Fourth Offense OUI in Massachusetts?

Posted on : October 17, 2018
What’s The Damage For A Fourth Offense OUI? Being accused of OUI is always a serious situation but what happens if you’ve been accused and convicted of this same charge in the past? This can be an overwhelming situation and one that has very high stakes in the form of serious penalties. It can also [Read More]

Will Whoever Last Served You Alcohol Be Involved in a DUI Case?

Posted on : October 6, 2018
Springfield Lawyers For Criminal Charges
Being accused of drunk driving, also known as OUI in the State of Massachusetts, is enough to give you severe anxiety. If you don’t retain the services of an experienced OUI defense lawyer immediately, you could face significant consequences and a record that follows you for many years to come. This is a primary reason [Read More]

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]