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How Does a Police Officer Decide to Arrest Someone for Drinking and Driving?

Posted on : January 20, 2021
A police officer may not arrest you until they have collected enough evidence that indicates you are likely intoxicated.  To do so, an officer who pulls your vehicle over on the suspicion of drinking and driving will be:  Assessing Your Vehicle Before the Traffic Stop   Before turning on their lights to pull your vehicle over, […]
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In What Ways Will My Car Insurance Be Impacted by an OUI?

Posted on : March 13, 2020
OUI Lawyer in Springfield
One significant impact of an OUI charge is changes to your motor vehicle insurance coverage. Here’s what you need to know about cost, availability, and more.  What Penalties Exist for OUI Convictions in Massachusetts?    An OUI is often considered a misdemeanor, with the exception of aggravated offenses. Despite the lesser charge, the penalties are stiff. […]
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What is a DRE in Massachusetts?

Posted on : March 20, 2019
Attorney for OUI Charges in Northampton
Driving Under The Influence Of Alcohol And Drugs Despite the legalization of medical and recreational cannabis in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, it still remains against the law to drive under the influence of alcohol and drugs. While a breathalyzer test can be conducted at the scene to determine levels of alcohol impairment, no such test […]
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How Can I Beat a DUI?

Posted on : December 17, 2018
Mass lawyer for DUI, DWI & OUI defenses
What You Need To Know About A DUI If you were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, there are a few things you can do to help you win your case — or better yet, have the charges against you dropped before you ever go to trial. Use Your Rights Most TV shows […]
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Can an OUI Lawyer Really Make a Difference in Court?

Posted on : August 14, 2018
OUI Lawyer Thomas Kokonowski
No one wants to be in the unfortunate situation of seeing the flashing lights behind them and having to pull over. It can become even more overwhelming when accused of drinking and driving under the influence, especially if you were not engaged in this behavior at the time. When you can pick back through the […]
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