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DUI Defense

If you have been arrested for driving under the influence in Boston, it’s in your best interest to retain the services of an aggressive and experienced Boston DUI defense lawyer. Not only are your legal rights and freedom in jeopardy, but you also stand to face a number of serious legal penalties. If convicted, you could be required to pay anywhere from $500-$25,000 in fines, and you may also lose your driver’s license for up to 10 years, depending on the circumstances surrounding your arrest and your prior criminal history. In addition, you most likely will be sentenced to time in jail, probation, and be required to serve community service. The best way to avoid these penalties and protect your freedom is to hire a highly skilled DUI lawyer to zealously defend you throughout the DUI process. As a Boston DUI attorney with over 25 years of criminal defense experience, Stephen Neyman has the skills, resources, and legal knowledge to provide competent and effective representation for all of your legal needs.

Massachusetts DUI Laws

In the state of Massachusetts, it is illegal to drive or operate a motor vehicle if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs. According to state DUI law, a person is considered too impaired to drive if his or her blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is .08% or higher. If a driver is under the age of 21, he or she is prohibited from driving if his or her BAC is higher than .02%. Any driver in Boston or throughout the state of Massachusetts found driving with a BAC at or above the legal limit will be arrested and booked on DUI charges. At this time, it’s best to contact a seasoned Boston DUI lawyer who has the experience and skill to defend you in court. Judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement authorities have no tolerance for people who drive under the influence, and always prosecute those people harshly in court.

Contact a Boston DUI Defense Lawyer

If you have been arrested on DUI, OUI (operating under the influence), or DWI (driving while intoxicated) charges, Boston DUI defense attorney Stephen Neyman can help you fight your charges and preserve your freedom. Attorney Neyman as over 25 years of experience in criminal defense law, and utilizes his knowledge and experience of the law to successfully defend his clients in DUI court. Attorney Neyman has experience handling all facets of a DUI defense case, including defending his clients at the RMV hearing, and challenging the accuracy and validity of field sobriety tests and blood alcohol tests. In addition, Attorney Neyman is committed to providing each client with personalized attention and unwavering dedication throughout their case. It’s Mr. Neyman’s professional goal to obtain “not guilty” verdicts for all of his clients, and ensure they walk away without a DUI conviction on their record.

To speak with a leading Boston DUI defense attorney who can provide you with the direction and legal counsel you need to fight your DUI charges, please call the Law Offices of Stephen Neyman, P.C. today at 1-617-263-6800 or contact us online for your initial consultation.
Case Results » DUI Defense
  • Not Guilty Verdict After OUI Trial

    On April 22, 2019 around 1:30 a.m. a state trooper patrolling Route 1 southbound claimed to have seen a car run a stop sign at an onramp. The trooper then claimed that the driver swerved several times driving over the median strip and into the other lane. He was pulled over and supposedly failed several field sobriety tests. He was arrested and charged with OUI under G.L. c 90 Section 24. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the man. Attorney Neyman  used maps, aerial images and photos to prove to the jury that the officer was not being truthful with his testimony. We were also able to show that the trooper failed to adhere to OUI field sobriety testing protocol. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty very quickly. 

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  • Charges of OUI Drugs and Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle Dismissed on Day of Trial

    Our client is a 74 year old woman with no criminal history at all. Back in February of this year the woman was involved in a minor motor vehicle accident. No one was injured. The police interviewed our client and the driver of the other car. Our client stated that she has just come from having dinner with her daughter in law and that she had one glass of wine with dinner. The officers offered her a breathalyzer test. She took it and passed. They then asked her if she had any medications. She identified the prescription medications she had been on. She was arrested and charged with OUI drugs, G.L. c. 90 Section 24 and negligent operation under G.L. c. 90 Section 24 as well. Attorney Neyman was hired. We retained a drug recognition expert who clearly opined that the prosecution of this case was unjust. We scheduled the case for trial and all charges were dismissed outright. 

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  • OUI and Negligent Operation of Motor Vehicle Charges Against Biochemical Engineer to be Dismissed

    On July 14, 2019 officers in a northeastern Massachusetts town were on patrol on Route 1 when their attention was drawn to an individual swerving in and out of marked lanes and driving well in excess of the posted speed limit. They stopped the vehicle and immediately noticed the defendant, a biochemical engineer in an apparent state of intoxication. He was unable to respond to basic commands and was unable to even start to perform field sobriety tests. The man was arrested. In the process of the arrest officers observed an opened bottle of whiskey and some cocaine, a Class B drug. Our client was charged with OUI and negligent operation of a motor vehicle all in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24 and possession of a class B drug, cocaine under G.L. c. 94C section 34. While at the police station the defendant was belligerent and threatened the officers. Today, our office was able to get the case continued without a finding. If the defendant remains free of criminal legal problems for the probationary period the case will be dismissed. 

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Client Reviews
"We went to trial and won. He saved me fifteen years mandatory in state prison for this case." A.C. Boston, Massachusetts
"I hired him and he got the case dismissed before I had to go into a courtroom. My school never found out and if they had I would have lost my academic scholarships. He really saved my college career." Melissa C. Cold Spring, New York, October 2013
"My union rep told me to call Steve Neyman. From the get go I felt comfortable with him. He took the time to talk to me about my case whenever I needed .... He even gave me his personal cell number and took all my calls. We won the case and I kept my job." Bart L. S.
"The best criminal defense lawyer in Massachusetts. Takes all of his client's calls at any time of the day or night. He was always there for me and my family. Steve saved my life." Jacquille D. Brockton, Massachusetts
"In less than two months Stephen Neyman got my old conviction vacated. I now have no criminal record." Paul W. Boston, Massachusetts