Quincy DUI Lawyer
OUI Defense Attorney serving the Entire Boston Area
Prosecutors are under considerable pressure to gain convictions in drunk driving cases. This includes anyone suspected of driving under the influence of drugs. If you have been arrested for failing a field sobriety test you may be worried about the consequences. In Massachusetts the penalties even for a first time offense are particularly harsh. What to do after an arrest? You need to talk to a Quincy criminal defense attorney with a thorough understanding of the police DUI / OUI investigation process. Without experienced representation, your constitutional rights could have been violated and you may not know. In order to even hope to avoid the serious negative consequences of a conviction, your legal advocate needs to be very knowledgeable in this highly complex type of defense.
DUI or OUI Defense Lawyer in Quincy
Even a first time OUI / DUI charge carries a maximum 2 ½ year jail sentence, a fine of up to $5,000. And license suspension of 1 year. This is true whether the charge involves alcohol or drugs. Even the minimum penalty is no walk in the park. A second offense carries stiffer penalties. Third and subsequent offenses involve longer suspension, mandatory jail or prison time, and an ignition interlock device installed at your own expense once your sentence is served, if you are deemed to even qualify . The good news is that you have a right to mount a powerful defense. My firm represents clients throughout the Dorchester, Quincy and Boston area and is ready to fight aggressively on your behalf. Just the fact that you failed a field sobriety test in the opinion of the investigating officer doesn't mean you will be convicted. An experienced DUI / OUI defense lawyer can investigate the circumstances of your traffic stop, field sobriety test and arrest for irregularities and any violations of your rights.
As a former police officer and police prosecutor, Attorney Novick has firsthand experience with the DUI investigation procedure and all of the weaknesses and flaws along with the mistakes an investigating officer commonly makes. Take advantage of your right to legal counsel and talk to a criminal defense lawyer at the Law Office of Stephen T. Novick who will give your case the time and attention it deserves. Your call will be responded to quickly 24 hours a day, 365 days out of the year.
Contact a Quincy DUI / OUI defense lawyer at my firm if you have been arrested for drugs or drunk driving.