4 Penalties You Need to Know About If Convicted of a Boston DUI

Drinking and driving can change your life. Not only do you risk arrest and a criminal conviction, but you also risk being involved in a crash and causing property damage or bodily injury to yourself or another person. While the consequences of drinking and driving may be numerous, including psychological impacts, the four primary consequences of being arrested for and … Read More

How Do Multiple Convictions Impact a Criminal Sentence?

If you are charged with a crime, there are a number of important things that you need to know. First, you should know that you have the right to defend yourself against the charges. Second, you should know that you have the right to legal representation. And third, you should understand what happens if you’re convicted and how a judge … Read More

Can I Expunge a DUI?

Having a criminal record can feel like carrying a weight around that you can never get rid of. When you apply for jobs or housing, you’ll have to indicate that yes — you have been arrested for, charged with, and perhaps convicted of a crime. This may impair your ability to secure certain employment types and other opportunities. 

Traits of a Top Criminal Defense Lawyer in Massachusetts

Being arrested and charged with a crime is one of the most significant things that will ever happen to you, and there are few other things with the potential to have such dramatic consequences on your life. With that in mind, the most important thing that you should do if you have been charged with a crime is to hire … Read More

What Happens After a Domestic Violence Charge in MA?

The state of Massachusetts takes allegations of domestic abuse very seriously. If you have been accused of domestic violence in our state, it’s important that you understand what your rights are and how the case will proceed. To represent you during the process, call an experienced domestic violence criminal defense attorney. In the meantime, here’s what you should know after … Read More

DUI Rates During Coronavirus

While the coronavirus has spelled disaster for local and state economies and the livelihoods of many residents throughout Boston and the surrounding areas of Massachusetts, if there is any silver lining to the pandemic, it’s that for a while at least, traffic was tremendously reduced. Reduced traffic meant reduced emissions and reduced air pollution. But while there have been fewer … Read More

Can You Plea Bargain a DUI?

Being arrested and charged with a DUI is scary. If you are convicted, you could face time in jail or prison depending on the circumstances of your case, you could have your license suspended, and you may incur large fines and fees, not to mention the black mark on your criminal record.

Penalties for Violating a Restraining Order in Massachusetts

A victim of domestic violence can obtain a restraining order against an abusive party. The order may require the abusive party to stop committing abuse, refrain from contacting the victim, vacate a shared home, and get rid of all weapons and firearms. 

Homicide Rates Up During the Pandemic

Many people who lived through the past year would openly say that 2020 was the worst year on record. Between the pandemic, social distancing and isolation, and economic decline, most people would be okay with erasing last year from memory. And if that’s not bad enough, here’s another piece of concerning news: homicide rates skyrocketed in 2020. 

How Long Does an OUI Stay on Your Record in Massachusetts?

Being arrested for drinking and driving and being charged with and convicted of an OUI can have a significant impact on your life, both because you may face immediate penalties–like potential jail time and large fines–and because an OUI offense can stay on your record for years to come. If you are facing OUI charges, the smartest thing that you … Read More