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.
Malden District Court: OUI Case Against Local Contractor Dismissed
The prosecution alleged that on June 6, 2015 members of the Massachusetts State Police and Everett, Massachusetts police officers set up a sobriety checkpoint in Route 16 in Everett. Officers made contact with the defendant’s car and immediately noticed an odor of an alcoholic beverage. The defendant was ordered to move his car into a screening area. The defendant’s eyes were bloodshot and glassy. His speech was impaired. He admitted to consuming about three beers. Several field sobriety tests were administered. The defendant allegedly failed all of them. Officers determined that he was impaired and he was arrested and charged with OUI in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed.
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Salem District Court: OUI Case Dismissed Prior to Trial
Several months ago the defendant was stopped by a Danvers, Massachusetts police officer for suspicious activity on a remote street. The officer contacted the driver who appeared intoxicated. He had trouble producing his license and registration. He was asked to perform several field sobriety tests and failed all of them. He refused the breathalyzer test after failing the temporary one given at the scene. He was then charged with OUI, G.L. c. 90 Section 24. The man hired Attorney Neyman who successfully argued a motion to suppress the stop and seizure. With the evidence having been suppressed the district attorney was unable to proceed and the case was dismissed earlier today, prior to trial.
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Salem District Court: Motion to Suppress Allowed in OUI Case
On October 18, 2015 the defendant was driving his car on a quiet street just off of Route 114. A Danvers, Massachusetts police officer observed the defendant and another male outside of the vehicle. He approached and the two men got back into the car. They then made a three point turn with the front of the defendant’s vehicle partially entering the woods. The officer then passed the car at which time the driver (defendant) turned away, appearing nervous and leaving at a low rate of speed. The officer stopped the car, noticed that the defendant had been drinking and administered field sobriety tests. The defendant failed these tests. He was charged with OUI in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24. Attorney Neyman was hired. We filed a motion to suppress which was heard a couple of weeks ago. Today, a decision on the motion came out. The motion was allowed and all evidence seized after the stop is now excluded.
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