Articles Tagged with OUI/DUI

Drunk-Driving-Accident-Attorney-300x200-300x200-1When investigating a person for suspected of operating under the influence of alcohol, Massachusetts Drunk Driving Laws require that a test of the suspect’s breath or blood to determine blood alcohol content must be done with the person’s consent in order for the results to be admissible at a defendant’s trial. Continue Reading ›

The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently affirmed the trial court’s dismissal of an OUI/DUI indictment because of the Commonwealth’s violation of the “No-Fix Law”. In the case of Commonwealth v. Burnham, the appeals court upheld the trial court’s dismissal where the defendant did not receive prompt and definite notice of the OUI/DUI charge for which he was subsequently charged; and the delay in issuing the citation to him for the charge of Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol was not justified under any exception. Continue Reading ›

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