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Field Sobriety Tests

October 25, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Defense,Dorchester OUI Attorney,OUI,Quincy OUI Attorney   |   Comments Off on Field Sobriety Tests

Field Sobriety Tests are a strong area in which to challenge the Commonwealth’s case. Field Sobriety Tests are divided attention exercises which are designed to do just that, divide your attention, by asking you to perform tasks. Some officers may ask you to touch your finger to your nose, balance on one foot, walk in […]

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RMV Penalties for Refusing to Take the Breathalyzer for OUI / Drunk Driving

March 27, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Defense,Dorchester OUI Attorney,OUI,Quincy OUI Attorney   |   Comments Off on RMV Penalties for Refusing to Take the Breathalyzer for OUI / Drunk Driving

There are serious penalties which can attach as soon as you are pulled over for OUI / drunk driving in Massachusetts.  The first important thing to understand is that there are two separate entities which could sanction you for drunk driving: 1) the Registry of Motor Vehicles, (“RMV”), and 2) the criminal courts. Many people […]

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Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) in Massachusetts – How many drinks equals .08?

January 12, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Defense,OUI   |   Comments Off on Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) in Massachusetts – How many drinks equals .08?

The BAC limit in Massachusetts is .08. Many factors affect how quickly you absorb alcohol and your resultant BAC including: Gender Weight Stress How much you’ve eaten that day How much sleep you’ve gotten Any other medications you are taking The Alcohol Content of the Drink One “drink” is usually measured as follows: One 12 ounce […]

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