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First Offense OUI in Massachusetts

The BAC levels are different for drivers under the age of 21 and driver over the age of 21, but if you are convicted of driving with a BAC above the legal limit or if a blood or breath test confirms you were driving under the influence of a controlled substance, you will receive a permanent citation on your driving record, and may face the following penalties:

First Offense OUI: Drivers under the Age of 21

  • Minimum loss of license for 210 days
  • Additional loss of license for 180 days
  • Required enrollment in alcohol treatment program for drivers between the ages of 17 and 21

First Offense OUI: Drivers over the Age of 21

  • License suspension of 1 year
  • Fines of $500 to $5,000
  • Community service
  • Required enrollment in a substance abuse treatment program
  • Jail sentence of up to 2 1⁄2 years

Contact the Law Office of Joseph Bernard P.C. for a free consultation today!

If you have been charged with OUI-Liquor, First Offense, you need the representation of a knowledgeable OUI Massachusetts attorney. The Law Offices of Joseph D. Bernard has defended countless clients against OUI charges and will be able to fight for you. 

Attorney Joseph Bernard has dedicated a large part of his practice to defending clients just like you and is committed to providing clients with the detailed attention necessary for success. He will help you determine your best defense strategy and guide you through the legal process. The law is strict, but Attorney Bernard will stand up for your rights before the court. When your personal freedoms are at risk, choose the representation of an experienced attorney you can trust.

Fight to protect your future

If found guilty, you may be facing serious penalties and life altering consequences, including jail time, steep fines, court ordered alcohol treatment programs, and community service. In addition, your driver’s license can be suspended for an extended period of time. Depending on the specific circumstances pertaining to your case, your offense may be charged as a felony, which exponentially increases your penalties. Do not sit back and wait for your charges to resolve themselves. Be proactive and call immediately to secure the representation of Attorney Joseph Bernard to resolve your case in the most efficient way possible and with the most favorable outcome available to you.


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