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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts aggressively prosecutes driving under the influence charges. The potential penalties for a conviction for an Operating under the Influence of Liquor charge can be outright devastating. A DUI conviction will most likely carry with it significant fines, court fees, loss of driver’s license, and even jail time. For instance, the penalties can range from up to 2 ½ years in a house of correction and $5,000.00 fine for the first offense OUI, to up to 5 years in a state prison and $15,000.00 fine for a third OUI conviction. Your license can be suspended for up to 1 year following a conviction for the first offense and up to 8 years for a third OUI conviction. In addition to the social stigma associated with a criminal conviction, an OUI conviction can result in a number of collateral consequences such as: higher insurance costs, a person’s ability to find and keep employment, as well as potential immigration implications for people, who are not U.S. citizens. If you have been charged with a Drunk Driving offense, you should contact an experienced Massachusetts OUI lawyer.
When you choose the Law Office of Sergey Mikhlin, you can expect attorney Mikhlin to personally handle your case from intake through trial, if necessary. He will provide an immediate strategic evaluation of your case and devise the most appropriate plan of defense. An effective defense strategy may include challenging the initial stop of your vehicle by the police, putting into question the administration and results of field sobriety, breathalyzer, blood, or urine tests, and reviewing the actions by the police prior to placing you into custody, as well as during the actual arrest and subsequent booking. DUI attorney Sergey Mikhlin will apply his years of trial experience to protect your rights, your criminal record, and your driving privileges.