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CASE RESULTS

 

  • OUI-Liquor 1st Offense Dismissed - JULY 2017

    Facts: At a roadblock, police claimed my client had a strong odor of alcohol coming from her vehicle as well as my client having red, glassy eyes. She was then asked to perform the Field Sobriety tests. After that, she was submitted to a portable breath test showing a .106%, which was used as ev... Read On

  • OUI-Liquor 2nd Offense Dismissed OUI-Drugs 1st Offense Dismissed - JULY 2017

    Facts: Police claimed my clients car crossed double solid yellow lines. After the police stopped the car, they claimed she was confused and that her eyes were slightly bloodshot and glassy. They went on to state she almost fell during the Field Sobriety tests. Maximum Penalty: Potential inca... Read On

  • License Requiring Interlock Ignition Device Suspended due to Immediate Threat Fully Reinstated without Restriction - June 2017

    Facts: My client had previously been charged with OUI - Liquor and had his license suspended for five years for refusing to submit to a breath test. He was found not guilty after trial. The judge issued an order to reinstate his license provided that his license had a twelve hour time restrictio... Read On

  • Another Second Offense Found Not Guilty After Trial - June 2017

    Facts: Police claimed that my client was driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor when an officer approached my client in his vehicle that was parked on the side of the road. The officer alleged that the vehicle running. My client was asked to perform field sobriety tests and sub... Read On

  • Motion to Withdraw 2nd Offense Conviction Allowed and Case Dismissed

    Facts: My client was previously convicted of OUI - 2nd offense after being stopped at a roadblock. He submitted to a breath test, and the result was used as evidence against him. Maximum Penalty: Potential incarceration for no less than 60 days, 30 days mandatory, with a fine between $600 an... Read On

  • Second Offense Found Not Guilty After Trial - June 2017

    Facts: Police claimed that my client was driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor. My Client lost his license for 30 days after submitting to a breath test. Maximum Penalty: Potential incarceration for no less than 60 days, 30 days mandatory, with a fine between $600 and $10... Read On

  • Motion to Suppress Allowed 2nd Offense - June 2017

    Today, the court ruled the blood test evidence is precluded due to a Constitutional violation. We successfully argued on behalf of our client that the type of consent the police obtained was illegal. Hence, the strongest and maybe only piece of evidence against our client has now been suppressed! Read On

  • First Offense Dismissed After Motion

    Facts: Police claimed that my client was driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor. My client lost her license for 30 days after submitting to a breath test. Maximum Penalty: Imprisonment for not more that 2 ½ years, or not less than $500, or both, plus $50 Victims of Drunk Driv... Read On

  • Second Offence Dismissed After Motion

    Facts:Police claimed that my client was driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor. The client lost his license for two years after refusing the breath test. Maximum Penalty: Potential incarceration for no less than sixty (60) days “thirty days (30) mandatory” with a fine between s... Read On

  • First Offense Dismissed After Motion to Suppress

    Facts: Police claimed that my client was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor. Maximum Penalty: 2 1/2 years in the house of corrections not less than $500 fine and not more than $5,000 fine or both imprisonment and fines and license revoked for one year. ... Read On

  • FIRST OFFENSE FOUND NOT GUILTY AFTER TRIAL

    FACTS: Police claimed that my client was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Police claimed they approached my client on the side of the road with his girlfriend. After an aggressive questioning they arrested my client and went through the booking procedure in the Palm... Read On

  • Recovery Based Success

    Facts: Client had two pending drunk driving cases. One of those cases resulted in a .21 breath test. Because of the clients commitment to recovery and continued contact with me I was able detail his voluntary treatment and recovery program for over 10 months to the court. Maximum Penalties: 2 1/... Read On

  • Third Offense Dismissed

    FACTS: Police claim that client was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor. Police claim that the client had failed field sobriety tests. MAXIMUM PENALTY: Incarceration for not less than one hundred and eighty (180) days not more than 2 ½  years a fine of no... Read On

  • DUI

    Not guilty. Additionally, client's license was i - FACTS: Police claim that the client was operating the wrong way on an exit ramp. Police claim that the client had failed all field sobriety tests. MAXIMUM PENALTY: Incarceration for not less than one hundred and eighty (180) days not more tha... Read On

  • CHARGE: OUI DRUGS-SECOND OFFENSE

    Not guilty. Additionally, client's license was i - FACTS: After an automobile accident the Commonwealth claimed that the client had been ejected from the automobile and was laying on a field. Commonwealth claimed that the client's physical dexterity and coordination were all the results of inges... Read On

  • CHARGE: OUI-FIRST OFFENSE

    Not guilty. - FACTS: Client was stopped and according to the police performed “miserably on all field sobriety tests”. There was other significant evidence of physical observations consistent with an individual being under the influence. MAXIMUM PENALTY: Two and a half year (2 ½ ) years at th... Read On

  • CHARGE: OUI-FIRST OFFENSE

    Breath test suppressed. - FACTS: Police claimed client erratically operated his vehicle and that he was unable to perform sobriety test to police officers satisfaction. There was a breathalyzer test take with a result of .12 breath test. MAXIMUM PENALTY: Two and a half year (2 ½ ) years at th... Read On

  • CHARGE: OUI-THIRD OFFENSE

    Not guilty. Additionally, client's license was i - Facts: Police claim that client was operating the wrong way on an exit ramp. Police claim that the client had failed all field sobriety tests. MAXIMUM PENALTY: Incarceration for not less than one hundred and eighty (180) days not more than fi... Read On

  • CHARGE: OUI-FIFTH OFFENSE

    Not guilty - Facts: After stopping my client, the police claimed client “fell out of his truck” and made particular incriminating remarks prior to any field sobriety tests. Police claimed that client did not perform well on any of the field sobriety tests. MAXIMUM PENALTY: Incarceration for n... Read On

  • CHARGE: OUI-SECOND OFFENSE

    Not guilty. Additionally, client's license was i - Facts: Client was out having dinner with three (3) to four (4) friends. On the way home from dinner client was stopped by a Municipal Police Department. Client refused the breath test and was extremely upset during booking. MAXIMUM PENALTY: P... Read On

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