Centerville, Massachusetts DUI Lawyers
Massachusetts DUI Lawyer with 14 years experience
- (508) 432-3304
- Free Consultation
Your future and liberty are impacted by your record. Your good name is irreplaceable. Don’t hire someone who merely dabbles in criminal law or makes unrealistic promises. Hire an expert who has your back....
I am a third generation attorney, and a second generation Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer. I grew up on Cape Cod, then headed north to Cambridge, Massachusetts. After receiving my undergraduate degree from Harvard University Extension School, I graduated Chicago-Kent College of Law as a merit scholar and received a certificate in criminal litigation. At Kent, I was an associate editor of the Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law, attended the Summer program in law at Cambridge University, ...
Attorney Ciraulo and his team of former prosecutors have earned a reputation for results one victory at a time. ...
Falmouth, MA 02540
New England Law | Boston
Whether it’s a large wrongful death case or defending against criminal charges, or even the smallest personal injury accident, Attorney Pacella is prepared to protect your rights and will strive to...
Mr. Mikhlin is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law, who has focused much of his career on criminal law. He began his legal career in New York, in the Office of the Nassau County District Attorney as an ...
Arrested or charged with a DUI or DWI?
Driving under the influence (DUI) means operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or drugs that have impaired a person's mental or motor skills. In most states, a person will be considered "impaired" if they exhibit objective signs of intoxication, or if they have a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher. Many states also have zero tolerance laws for drivers under 21, where any non-zero BAC level constitutes an offense. Most states also hold commercial drivers, such as truck drivers, to a more rigorous standard.
Law enforcement officers use a variety of tests, such as field sobriety tests and breathalyzers, to determine whether a driver is impaired by alcohol. In some jurisdictions, you have a right to refuse some of these tests, but in other jurisdictions you may be required to submit to them. It is important to know the law in your particular state, and to consult a DUI attorney if you are facing charges.
DUI lawyers are criminal defense attorneys focused on representing clients facing DUI/DWI/OWI charges. Each state has different DUI laws. An experienced DUI lawyer will be able to evaluate the case against you and present your options on how to best limit the impact of the charges against you. DUI lawyers also handle related cases such as driver's license reinstatement and DUI record expungement.
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC): The percentage of alcohol in a person's blood.
Field Sobriety Test: Any one of several roadside tests that can be used to determine whether a driver is impaired.
Researching Attorney Discipline