Massachusetts DUI Defense Attorney
You Need a Lawyer if You’re Arrested for OUI
If you’re charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Operating Under the Influence (OUI), it’s important to find a lawyer immediately to help you, even before you’re scheduled for court. We are a DUI attorney who represents clients all over Massachusetts.
A Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charge can lead to anything from a fine to jail time. It almost always includes a suspension of your driver’s license and could include an ignition interlock device.
DUIs are also highly technical, with complicated rules on when some evidence can be admitted and when you can even be convicted.
An experienced OUI attorney can navigate these rules and help you achieve the best possible outcome. Even if you think you’re guilty with no defense, we can sometimes find defenses you didn’t even know you had.
DUI Lawyer Who Can Win Your Case
An OUI charge starts in district court. Most of them are misdemeanors, but the penalties increase for how many prior DUI convictions you have.
We have experience handling and trying OUI cases. We have gotten DUI cases dismissed and bad evidence excluded.
We know what questions to ask, what strategy to take, and what arguments to make to get you the best possible result. Sometimes this means highly technical arguments to avoid some of the harsh penalties for OUI, such as the ignition interlock or increased fines. Other times, it can mean making the right argument to win your case or get the charges dismissed.
Even when you’re not represented by an attorney, some prosecutors will offer deferred prosecution, 24D programs, or CWOFs that may seem enticing but be careful. If you complete the steps, your OUI charges would be dismissed.
However, if you fail to complete the steps or pay the money, you would have already pleaded guilty. It could also mean you would not get the same deal the next time and could count as an OUI conviction. We can help you determine what the best options for you are in your circumstances.
If you’re looking for a DUI defense attorney to defend you in Massachusetts, call me today and put me to work for you.