Are Breathalyzers Accurate?

Breathalyzers are not always accurate. They must be calibrated, certified, and operated by a properly-trained officer. Some circumstances can cause..

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Challenging Breathalyzer Tests in Massachusetts

In Massachusetts court, a DUI defense attorney may challenge the reliability of breathalyzer tests. Calibration errors, improper maintenance, and..

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Should I Take a Breathalyzer in Massachusetts?

If you take a breathalyzer test and fail, your driver’s license will immediately be suspended for 30 days. The prosecution will also then have..

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The Most Successful DUI Defenses

DUIs, OUIs, and DWIs are serious charges that can have long-lasting consequences, but there are several ways to defend against them. The most common..

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What Blood Tests Mean for Your DUI Case

Chemical tests are a means of obtaining evidence that can be used against you in court.

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What the Opioid Epidemic Means for Massachusetts DUI Law

The opioid epidemic is one of the deadliest drug overdose crises in U.S. history. It affects every state, including Massachusetts. An estimated 2,107..

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Do Massachusetts OUI Laws Apply to Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana?

It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of controlled substances, including marijuana. Despite the recent legalization of..

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How Massachusetts Field Sobriety Tests Affect Your Case

Law enforcement officers use field sobriety tests to determine whether or not a person’s ability to drive is impaired by drugs or alcohol.  These..

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Prescription Drug OUI in Massachusetts

You can be charged with OUI in Massachusetts if you are suspected of driving under the influence of drugs. This naturally would include illicit drugs..

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The Office of Alcohol Testing Withheld Testing Data – What Does it Mean for You?

On August 31, 2017, the Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety, Daniel Bennett, directed his legal staff to investigate why the Commonwealth had..

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