In 2005, Massachusetts adopted some of the toughest drunk driving, or Operating Under the Influence (OUI), laws in the country. These laws have lifetime implications and demand the best lawyers who have the knowledge and experience to deal with them. No one should attempt to handle his or her own case, as these matters can have serious implications on your future. Find out more about Massachusetts’ OUI laws regarding repeat offenders and breathalyzer refusals under the new statute, by downloading our handout.
You can lose your license and your freedom by not understanding the law. Know your rights! You have the right to refuse field sobriety tests, the right to remain silent, the right to refuse to answer any questions other than your name and address at booking, the right to refuse a Breathalyzer and the right to contact an attorney. Use these rights and consider the chart below to help you understand the implications of a drunk driving arrest.
If you stand accused of an OUI, hire a highly qualified Quincy OUI defense attorney that has the knowledge of local courts and Massachusetts law as well as the experience to deal with any and all charges against you. At Sweeney & Associates, LLC, we have the knowledge and experience to help right now. Talk to us before you say anything to law enforcement.
In Massachusetts, to prove a person guilty of drunk driving the District Attorney must prove the elements of offense:
Contact Sweeney & Associates, LLC, for help with your OUI case. We can answer your questions about OUI programs and penalties.