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Massachusetts OUI Law

Drunk driving or operating under the influence (OUI) is a serious crime in Massachusetts.  As such, you could face license suspension, steep fines, and even jail.  In Massachusetts operating under the influence (OUI), also known as driving under the influence (DUI), results in mandatory driver’s license suspension.

Below is a sample case of OUI in Massachusetts as interpreted by a lawyer in our firm.

Have you been charged with OUI in Massachusetts and you are wondering what the penalty is in MA? 

Are you concerned about the consequences of being charged with OUI in Massachusetts?

For a lot of our clients, a charge of OUI can result in the loss of their job, their security clearance, etc.

Don’t risk going to court without a lawyer, if you have been charged with a crime of OUI in Massachusetts.

If you have been charged with a criminal offense of OUI in Massachusetts and you are wondering what the penalty is in MA, contact our law firm for help. 

Contact our law firm today to speak with a lawyer today about your Criminal Case.  An attorney from our firm will do his best to help you.

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. The lawyers in our law firm have the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

Jefferson v. Commonwealth

Facts:

After defendant was involved in a fatal collision in Boston involving his automobile and a motorcycle, he was charged with misdemeanor vehicular homicide by operation while under the influence of intoxicating liquor (OUI) (count 1), operating a motor vehicle so as to endanger (count 2), and a civil motor vehicle infraction for failure to yield at an intersection (count 3). The trial judge found defendant not guilty of count 1, guilty of count 2, and not responsible of count 3. He also found defendant guilty of vehicular homicide by negligent operation.

If you are facing a traffic case in Massachusetts, contact a SRIS Law Group lawyer for help.  You can reach us at 888-437-7747

Holdings:

The Massachusetts Court made the following holding:

  • The statutory maximum sentence allowable for operating to endanger is two years in the house of correction, while the maximum sentence for misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide is two and one-half years. 
  • Homicide by motor vehicle may be committed in any one of three ways. The defendant may cause a death by operating under the influence of intoxicating liquor, by operating negligently, or by operating recklessly. The three ways are stated disjunctively and create separate and independent grounds for prosecution.
An attorney from our firm will do his best to help you.

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. The lawyers in our law firm have the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

Disclaimer:

These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group.  They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions.  The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.

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Mr. Gilmore earned his law degree at Boston University School of Law, one of the top law schools in the country. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Assumption College with a double major in Political Science and Philosophy. Prior to attending law school, he was a Bodily Injury Claims Adjuster with a large national insurer. Mr. Gilmore’s previous legal experience includes the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office and the Committee for Public Counsel Services-Trial Division. More about Gilmore

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