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What Indicators of Operating Under the Influence Do Police Check For?
Posted on : September 28, 2020
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If a police officer wants to pull a citizen over on the suspicion of drunk driving, they must first have probable cause or good reason to believe you’re guilty of a crime. Here are some things that law enforcement officers are trained to look for when determining if a driver is operating under the influence [Read More]

Posted on : August 30, 2020
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What You Need To Know About Breathalyzers Police officers have worked hard to subtly create the idea that breathalyzer tests are the smoking gun in a drunk driving case and if you have a positive result, there’s no use fighting it. However, this isn’t true. Breathalyzers are notorious for malfunctioning or having false positives and [Read More]

Posted on : July 29, 2020
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Being Accused Of Rape In Massachusetts If you are accused of rape in Massachusetts, you should not take the charges lightly. Even if you are falsely accused of this sex crime, the legal penalties and the negative stigma you will be subject to upon conviction can adversely change your life forever. Fortunately, with the legal [Read More]

Posted on : June 22, 2020
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Being arrested and charged with a crime is frightening. Finding out after the fact that the police may have arrested you illegally is doubly upsetting. If you believe you were arrested without probable cause or a warrant, here’s what you need to know — and what to do next.  False Arrests Explained  A wrongful arrest [Read More]

Posted on : May 22, 2020
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OUI sobriety checkpoints have been in place in Massachusetts since 2012. Here’s what you need to know about sobriety checkpoints, what to do if you encounter one, and how to get legal help after being arrested for OUI at a checkpoint.   What Is an OUI Sobriety Checkpoint?  An OUI sobriety checkpoint is a roadblock where [Read More]

Posted on : April 28, 2020
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Were You Recently Arrested? Are you facing criminal charges– no matter how minor or major – it is imperative to speak with a lawyer and discuss your legal options. Depending on your financial situation, you should consider hiring a private criminal defense attorney. Keep in mind, there are a wide variety of lawyers who handle criminal cases. [Read More]

Posted on : March 29, 2020
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Arrested For An OUI? Here’s What You Need To Know If you were recently arrested for an OUI in Massachusetts, there is still a possibility that your case can be entirely dismissed or have your charges reduced significantly. You need to be aware of the potential mistakes which could have adverse effects on your case. The following [Read More]

Posted on : February 28, 2020
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What You Need To Know About Field Sobriety Tests U.S. police officers have been using the three standardized field sobriety tests (FSTs)–the horizontal gaze nystagmus, the walk-and-turn, and the one-leg stand—since the late 1970s. The purpose of FSTs is to determine whether a driver is too intoxicated to drive his or her motor vehicle. The results are [Read More]

Posted on : January 29, 2020
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Have You Been Accused Of A Sex Crime? If you’ve been accused of a sexual offense in Massachusetts, you need an effective and aggressive criminal defense lawyer to protect yourself against severe penalties such as prison time, fines, and registration as a sexual offender. Even sex crimes that are considered “low level” offenses can warrant sex offender [Read More]

Posted on : December 23, 2019
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What You Need To Know About Breathalyzers And Your OUI Charges First things first, the best way to get around a breathalyzer, is to not be in a position to have to take one. Hindsight is 20/20 and all things considered, facing an OUI charge is overwhelming. Not only can it wear you down mentally [Read More]

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